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This Is The Chart You Need To Show Your Children And Grandchildren

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Yogi Berra was quoted as saying that “it’s tough making predictions, especially about the future.”

However, there are times when one is able to at least obtain a probabilistic reading about the future, based upon an understanding of mass human sentiment and human psychology.

In fact, back in the 1940’s, an accountant named Ralph Nelson Elliott identified behavioral patterns within the stock market which represented the larger collective behavioral patterns of society en masse. And, in 1940, Elliott publicly tied the movements of human behavior to the natural law represented through Fibonacci mathematics. 


Pre-Stuffing Fib Check

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Happy pre-Thanksgiving to Slopers. To be clear, today is a full trading day, and Friday is a shortened day, closing three hours before normal.

I wanted to thumb through a few big cash index charts. In most of these cases, they have blown right past their Fibonacci extension targets (thanks to Powell’s QE4). These extensions are based on major high/low anchor points, and are represented by horizontal lines. Here is the Dow Composite:

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