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Closing Bull Market News Update

By John Bannan | June 4, 2021

Watch John’s ‘Closing Bull Market’ Facebook Live replay for the week ending June 4thth, 2021.

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Our need to be right.

By John Bannan | June 3, 2021

Ayn Rand (1905 – 1982) a Russian-American novelist and philosopher wrote:   “An animal cannot act against his instinct nor suspend it. He enjoys a safety man can never have—the invariable operation of his means of survival…A flea does not have the responsibility of remaining a flea. It can be nothing else…Man must remain man through his own choice.…

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Closing Bull Market News Update

By John Bannan | May 28, 2021

Watch John’s ‘Closing Bull Market’ Facebook Live replay for the week ending May 28th, 2021.

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Predictive modelling is NOT a new science

By John Bannan | May 27, 2021

Predictive modelling is, shall we say, an unusual science. Most predictive modelling I have witnessed is based on the power of computing, using A.I. or “Deep Learning”, whatever that means. The thing is, as W. D. Gann pointed out over 100 years ago, everything occurring in markets has historical reference points. Essentially, everything has happened…

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A Pullback at Last!

By John Bannan | May 13, 2019

I have been waiting patiently for a month on this happening. I last had a trade on the 9th of April and had to wait for this latest topping out process. It was inevitable that the trend up that began at the end of 2018 would falter at some point and soon. Nothing goes straight…

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Dot2Dot Version 2.2 Performing Really Well

By John Bannan | March 26, 2019

It may be hard to see from this picture, but once again the new code trounced the old one. The old code got in at $89.80, as it entered at the open, and today, marked by the blue arrow, my entry was at $89.10. I have no idea if this will be a win or…

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Embracing Adversity – Releasing Dot2Dot 2.2 (with Limit Orders!)

By John Bannan | February 19, 2019

When it comes to trading system design and testing, months can go by and I think there is just no way I can improve one of my systems.  I will be completely barren of ideas…until…. Adversity!  Whenever I go through a challenging trading environment or see possibility of gains in a pattern that I am…

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OK, it’s official, it’s a Bear, but is it a Superbear?

By John Bannan | January 3, 2019

Above in the picture is an S&P 500 monthly chart going back to 2008.  In the last 50 years this indicator has closed a monthly candle below the zero line indicated by the red “X” only 14 times.  In the last 20 years it has been hit only 6 times.  5 of those times are…

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Is This a Bear?

By John Bannan | December 18, 2018

This indicator was built to flag the possibility of major market declines coming ahead of time, similar to those of 2008.  I am an eternal optimist when it comes to the markets, but this signal marked “X” has foretold every single bear market in history.  Sure, there have been some false signals where the bear…

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Fed Rate Hike Decision at 2pm Today

By John Bannan | November 8, 2018

The Fed rather unusually has a Rate hike decision at 2pm today, normally it is always a Wednesday.  As always we can expect fireworks. Obviously to those in this current winning trade with me, it’s a little scary, and I, (like everyone else) am hoping to be able to hang on and survive any short…

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