November 9, 2001
This is my daily short-term stock
trading diary. It is intended to illustrate the
techniques used in short-term share trading and should not
be interpreted as investment advice. Full terms and
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The Dow closed at 9608, above the 9600 resistance level, but
on such low volume that it signals further uncertainty. The
Nasdaq and S&P 500 also posted weak gains.
The All Ords still shows uncertainty, closing at 3221. A
number of analysts are convinced that this is a bear rally.
What is a bear rally?
Take a look at the All Ords in 1998: A lower peak formed at
[LP] before a sharp correction to [LT]. If a
rally fails to match the peak of the previous rally [P]
the market tends to fall away, testing the support level
formed by the previous trough
on Dow Theory)
Lion Nathan [LNN]
The Australasian brewer delivers double-digit growth, with
some clever accounting: Losses of $48.5million from the
write-down of hotel assets are offset against profits
from sale of investments. (more)
More uncertainty. Keep your
tight and wait for clear direction
from the market.
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