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2014
July 23 Inflation Adjusted Median Single-Family Home Prices
July 2 New Records for the S&P500 and S&P500 Inflation Adjusted Earnings
June 11 US National Debt - What happens when Interest rates normalize to 4%?
May 14 California Tax Rates for 2014 -  Post Proposition 30
Apr 15 Inflation Adjusted Gas Prices - Gasoline Price Chart History
Mar 28 Gold and GLD Resistance and Support Levels Three Key Charts to watch
Mar 19 
S&P500 PE & CAPE History: Historical S&P 500 Price to Earnings Ratio
Feb 25 State Street Investor Confidence Index (ICI) versus S&P500  1998-2014
Feb 25 State Street Investor Confidence Index vs the Dow 1998 to Feb. 2014
Feb 12 
S&P500 Earnings Adjusted for Inflation from 1900 to 2014 
Jan 31 Watch the Red Lines: Dow, NASDAQ & S&P500 Resistance and Support
Jan 23 Gold and GLD Resistance and Support Levels Three Key Charts to watch
Jan 18 Jim Cramer's "Action Alerts Plus" Charitable Trust Portfolio Performance 
Jan 15 
Median Single-Family Home Prices Adjusted for Inflation
2013
Dec. 21 Recommended Christmas Holiday Gifts for All Ages
Dec 19 Gold and GLD Resistance and Support Levels 
Dec 15 Watch the Red Lines: Dow & S&P500  testing support from above
Dec 05
Watch the Red Lines: Dow & S&P500 Resistance and Support Levels
Nov 27 Average Stock Market Gain After a Major Bear Market 
Nov 26 State Street Investor Confidence Index (ICI) versus S&P500
Nov 26 State Street Investor Confidence Index vs the Dow 1998 to Nov. 2013
Nov 20 US CPI versus ECRI's FIG & TIPS Spread Inflation in US now lower than Japan
Nov 20 Dow Jones Industrial Average Adjusted For Inflation - At 16,000 resistance
Nov 16 Century of the DOW - Log Chart of the DJIA from 1900
Nov 13 Inflation Adjusted Gas Prices - Gasoline Price Chart History
Nov 12 Drop Your Stocks and Grab your SOX Charts - Rotation to Semiconductors?
Nov 01 Current Series I and EE Savings Bond Rates - Nov. 1, 2013 to April 30, 2014
Oct 26 NASDAQ Composite: Kirk's Irrational Exuberance and Pessimism Trend Lines
Oct 15  Elaine Garzarelli's Indicators are Bullish - Chart of Elaine's Buy and Sell Signals
Oct 14  Sy Harding's STS Favorable Season Starts Wednesday (10/16/13)
Oct 05
Watch the Red Lines: Dow, S&P500 & NASDAQ Resistance & Support Levels
Sept 29 Gold and Gold Miners VGPMCX vs POG and S&P500 (SPY
Sept 11 Median Single-Family Home Prices Adjusted for Inflation  up over 20%
Sept 09 Best And Worst Months For Stocks: DOW Average Monthly Performance
Aug 28 Inflation Adjusted Oil Prices - Chart and History
Aug 28 CNBC's Nielsen Ratings at 20 Year Lows - Good news for us contrarians!
Aug 20 Ticker Sense Blogger Sentiment vs. S&P500 - Is the market pullback done?
Aug 14 S&P500 Resistance and Support Levels - Linear Scale
Aug 13 Timer Digest's Top Stock Market Timers: Kirk's Investment Letter in First Place!
Aug 13 Timer Digest's Top Bond Market Timers: Kirk's Investment Letter in First Place!
Aug 03 BART Union Worker Pay vs Highest Paying Bay Area Government Agencies
Aug 03  BART Union Worker Pay Compared to Other Transportation Agencies
Aug 01 Dow Jones Economic Sentiment Indicator, ESI vs S&P500 Update
July 31 Dow Jones Industrial Average Adjusted For Inflation - Historical Graph
July 29 Jim Cramer's "Action Alerts Plus" Charitable Trust Portfolio Performance: 2013
July 21 NASDAQ Composite: Kirk's Irrational Exuberance and Pessimism Trend Lines
July 12 Byron Wien's 20 Lessons Learned Throughout His Investing Career
July 10 CNBC's Nielsen Ratings - Cramer & Kudlow Audience at Record Lows
July 10 CNBC's Top 50 States for Business 2013
July 09 Tower Communication with Flight 214 pilots calling for emergency
July 09 Wind Conditions at time of Asiana Boeing 777  Flight 214 Crash
July 09 CNBC's Top 50 States for Business 2012  
July 06 TIPS Spread + TIPS & Series I Bond Base Rates - Positive Real Yields Again!
July 2 Percentage of NYSE Stocks Above Their 200 & 50 Day Moving Averages
June 27 Ticker Sense Blogger Sentiment vs. S&P500 - Record Lows!
June 26 Median Single-Family Home Prices Adjusted for Inflation
June 25 S&P500 vs. CNNMoney Fear and Greed Index -  Historical Chart
June 19 S&P500 PE & CAPE History: Historical Charts S&P Price to Earnings Ratio
June 12 Best Cities for Business and Careers according to Forbes Magazine
June 5 Federal Reserve Fed Funds Interest Rates vs Stock Prices
June 5 Median Single-Family Home Prices Adjusted for Inflation
May 30
VWO Vanguard Emerging Markets ETF + SCHE & EEM Historical Charts
May 29
Dow Jones Industrial Average Adjusted For Inflation - Historical Chart
May 28
University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment vs Dow Jones Industrial Avg.
May 18
Timer Digest Top 10 Timers: James Rohrbach Investment Models Profile 
May 14
Watch the Red Lines:  Dow & S&P500 Resistance and Support Levels
May 7
Dow Resistance and Support Levels - Andrew's Pitchfork
May 6
Weekly Jobless Claims versus the S&P500 Price Graph
May 1 Medium Single-Family Home Prices in Ounces of Gold
April 25 AAII Sentiment Survey Graph - Data, commentary and chart
April 23 Gold and GLD Resistance and Support Levels   Rally here or $1,040 next??
April 17 
DOW to Gold Ratio - Log Scale      
April 17 DOW to Gold Ratio - Linear Scale     
April 15  US Federal  Income Tax Brackets - Federal Tax Rates for 2013
April 15  US Federal Capital Gains Tax Rates for 2013
April 15 Historical Top Marginal Income Tax Rates: Top US Tax Rates from 1776
April 10 S&P500 Earnings Adjusted for Inflation from 1900 to 2013 
April 4 SOX Seasonality Chart - Graph of Semiconductor Index
April 4 Semiconductor Exchange Traded Fund List
Mar 28 True Cost to Mine an Ounce of Silver by Year & List of Silver ETFs
Mar 25 Ticker Sense Blogger Sentiment [Bulls/(Bulls+Bears)] vs S&P500
Mar 8 David Darst Bear Market Check List Signals Bull Market Can Continue
Mar 5 S&P500 Price Adjusted for CPI Inflation: Real S&P500 Price History
Mar 4 AAPL: Apple Price Gap Filled: Resistance And Support Graphs
Feb 27 II Investor's Intelligence Bull Bear Sentiment Survey Data and Chart
Feb 27 S&P500 PE & CAPE History: Historical Charts of S&P Price to Earnings Ratio
Feb 25 Gold and GLD Bounce off Support
Feb 20 Gold and GLD Resistance and Support Levels
Feb 13 Dow Jones Industrial Average Adjusted For Inflation - Historical Chart
Feb 12 Real Price of S&P Composite with Dividends Re-invested 1870-2012
Feb 11 100 Years of the Income Tax - Taxes today in 2013 vs Tax Rates in 1913
Feb 7 AAII Sentiment Survey Graph - Data and Chart
Feb 5 AAPL: Apple Price Gap Still Open: Resistance And Support Graphs
Jan 31 MCD - Big Mac Index - Price of a McDonald's Big Mac in Local Currency
Jan 27 SOX Semiconductor Index at Critical Resistance 
Jan 27 Dow Resistance & Support Levels from 2005
Jan 11: HPQ: Hewlett-Packard Could Double: My Buy & Toni Sacconaghi Price Targets
Jan 7 Dow Resistance & Support Levels from 1981 + New Year's Subscriber Bulletin
Jan 3 Average annual gain of the DOW / DJIA
Dec 31 2013 Dogs of the Dow - Year End Prices & Top Ten Yielding DOW Stocks

2012
Dec 31 2013 Dogs of the Dow - DOW 30 Stocks Year End Prices & Yields
Dec 27 Medium Single-Family Home Prices in Ounces of Gold
Dec 25 Merry Christmas - 2012
Dec 24 Barron's Market Outlook for 2013 - All Bulls
Dec 18 DOW vs 10-Year US Treasury Note Interest Rates
Dec 10 US Defense Budget Compared to the Next 10 Largest Military Budgets 
Dec 6 Gold and GLD Resistance and Support Levels
Dec 3 200+ Year DOW to Gold Ratio - 1800 to 2012
Dec 1 ECRI: How to Calculate WLI Growth from ECRI's Weekly WLI Data Series
Nov 30 California Tax Rates for 2012 and 2013 Post Proposition 30 - Top Rate 12.3%
Nov 29 S&P500 Trailing 10 year compound annual total return chart and commentary
Nov 29 Chart of Average Annual CPI Inflation Rate by Decade
Nov 28 Best 10 Year CD Rates - Survey of Top Ten Year CD Rates from banks that offer 10-YR CDs
Nov 20 Intel's CEO Employment History: Otellini, Barrett, Grove, Moore & Noyce Ages at Retirement
Nov 15 Gary Kaminsky on What is Really Going on With the Markets - Obama not positive for Stocks
Nov 13 Shoe Phone - First Portable Shoe Phone on TV - Get Smart - Episode 1 in 1965
Nov 2 US Unemployment Rate History - Current Release and an Historical Chart 
Oct 30 State Street Investor Confidence Index (ICI) Hits All Time Record Low - Chart versus S&P500
Oct 26  S&P500 PE & CAPE History - Price to Earnings Ratio - Historical PE Ratios
Oct 24 FB Facebook Stock Share Lock-up Expiration Timetable
Oct 24 Stock Markets vs. Federal Funds Rate: A 20-Year Historical Chart
Oct 12 Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) Adjusted For Inflation Historical Chart
Sept 27  NNVC NanoViricides TA Update - My last newsletter trade was to buy shares at 55¢.
Sept 25 State Street Investor Confidence Index (ICI) versus S&P500 only 4.8 points above all-time low
Sept 25 HIO - “Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund” vs S&P500 - Via Don Wolanchuk
Sept 21 Inflation Adjusted Gasoline Prices - Gas Prices Adjusted for Inflation
Sept 4 Don Wolanchuk's e-Wave Count for the Shanghai Stock Exchange
Sept 3 Dow Jones Economic Sentiment Indicator Moves Higher for First Time Since March
Aug 31 Economic Cycle Research Institute (ECRI) Weekly Leading Index Update
Aug 29 Investor's Intelligence Survey (IIS) Bull Bear Sentiment Survey Data and Chart
Aug 24 Mark Faber Reiterates Global Recession Prediction  (for Q4 2012 or early 2013)
Aug 16 10-Year US Treasury Note Rate vs the DOW Jones Industrial Average or DOW
Aug 10 S&P500 Earnings Adjusted for Inflation from 1900 to 2012 
Aug 9 Official London Olympic Sponsors List Note Nike is on this list.
Aug 2 List of States With No Income Taxes; States that do not tax earned or investment income
Aug 1 Bill Gross Death of Equities: The Implications of his "The Cult of Equity is Dying" Article
July 27 10-Year US Treasury Bond 26-Year Falling Rate Channel;  Resistance & Support Lines
July 26 Kevin Landis Firsthand Funds Facebook Position
July 19 AAII Sentiment Survey Data and Chart
July 18 List of California Cities and Municipalities In Or Near Bankruptcy
July 10 ECRI Believes We are NOW In A Recession
June 27 Arena's Obesity Drug, Lorcaserin - Belviq, Approved by FDA.  How Belviq Works
June 21 DOW CLX Mojo Graph Turns Bullish 
June 15 PIIGS Bond Spread Versus the German Bund (Portugal, Italy, Ireland, Greece, and Spain)
June 11 Jim Rogers Market Outlook - CNBC Summary
June 8 Inflation Adjusted Oil Prices - Chart and History
May 24 Facebook IPO Timeline: Facebook Valuation, Facts and History
May 19 Mark Zuckerberg and Dr. Priscilla Chan May 19, 2012 Wedding Photos
May 18 A Record Low!  10-Year Treasury Bond Yield History From 1900 to May 2012
May 16  What is the Best Dividend Paying Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) for Income?
May 11 AAII Sentiment Survey Data and Chart
April 30 CalSTRS Teachers Pension Fund Asset Allocation
April 3 S&P500 as a percentage of Total Stock Market (SPY vs VTSMX)
Mar 30 Semiconductor Chip Foundry Revenue and Rankings for 2010 and 2011
Mar 30 S&P500 PE & CAPE History -  Historical Price to Earnings & Cyclically Adjusted PE Ratios
Mar 16 What is the Best Bond ETF?
Mar 15 Why ECRI Stands By Their Recession Call
Feb 28 Michael Lombardi's Critical Warning Number Six Predicts a Market Crash in 2 Months!
Feb 21  DOW 13,000 - Dow Jones Industrial Average Breaks 13,000
Feb 17 Facebook Valuation Venture Capital Timeline
Feb 16 How Much did the US Government Pay for GM?
Feb 1 Bob Brinker Listen Live Plus Stations for FREE Moneytalk On Demand
Jan 20 S&P500 Earnings Adjusted for Inflation
Jan 19 Jim Cramer's "Action Alerts Plus" Charitable Trust Portfolio Performance for 2011


2011
Dec 31 DOW 30 Stocks Year End Prices & Yields - Dogs of the DOW
Dec. 14 Fed says Inflation has moderated - Table of Core PCE Inflation
Dec. 09 S&P500  Earnings Adjusted for Inflation
Nov. 18 Valuation Ratios For Japan, USA, Europe and Asia - (Plus PB. EV, ROE, Dividend Yield)
Nov. 11 PIIGS 10-year government bond spread versus the German Bund
Oct 26 Mark Faber - "Gloom. Boom and Doom Report" Current Advice & S&P500 Trading Range
Oct 17 Government Debt as a Percentage of GDP by Country
Aug. 25 Gold and GLD Resistance and Support Levels  Gold near a major top
Aug 8: List of Standard & Poors AAA Rated Companies
July 10: British Airways 100,000 Free Miles Offer
May 5  Highest Paid CEOs in 2010 

  

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