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stocks and stock market timing best profits in the U.S.

Date

Subject

Portfolio

Symbol(s)

Gain

Time

2/20/2015

Capturing Success

New

8

60%/yr

11 yrs

access

12/21/2014

Crises . . . Chock Full

--

--

--

70 yrs

access

10/14/2014

Crash Scoreboard

various

--

--

12 yrs

access

8/22/2014

The Inequality of War and Money

--

--

--

--

access

7/18/2014

Switcheroo v.3

USA/WW

various

+65%/yr

12.5 yrs

access

6/13/2014

Omaha Beach & Reims

--

--

--

now

access

5/9/2014

The Inequality of It All

--

--

--

now

access

4/4/2014

Big Banking, Stress Tests, and You

--

--

--

now

access

3/14/2014

Crises

--

--

--

now

access

2/7/2014

Bear Fear: Scoreboard 7 to 2

various

various

--

now

access

1/17/2014

Januarius III, Reading Past & Future

--

--

--

now

access

12/21/2013

How to Trade Successfully

--

--

--

now

access

11/15/2013

Power & Deception

--

--

--

now

access

10/18/2013

Part 2 -- Buy Stocks

S & P 500

SPX

$3,000,000

40 yrs

access

10/4/2013

Rapidly Rising Pension Costs

--

--

--

--

access

9/6/2013

Plato's Philosopher King Fails . . .

--

--

--

--

access

7/19/2013

Heart of the Matter-Market Top

DJIA S&P500

--

523,140%

223 yrs

access

5/31/2013

New Notes on Cycles & Stocks

various

--

--

various

access

4/19/2013

WINNING!

Both TSP's

--

top 1 & 2

1 & 5 yrs

access

3/29/2013

Free Riding-The Good Fortune of ...

TSP

various

+20%/yr

10yrs

access

3/1/2013

A Philosophy of Change and the Art

of Survival

--

--

Forever

access

2/1/2013

Lifecycle Funds II

TSPpremium

various

+45%/yr

10 yrs

access

1/25/2013

The Cycle Turns, 2013

The Market

n/a

--

90 yrs

access

12/14/2012

RIMM's Fairy Tales

Paradigm2000

RIMM

+64.4%

5 wks

access

11/23/2012

The Myth of Gold - II

various

various

+45,280%

42 yrs

access

11/1/2012

Profit Patterns

100 Stocks

Paradigm 2000

51.7%

1 year

access

10/30/2012

The Recurrence Theme of History

DJIA

--

--

90 yrs

access

9/14/2012

Confidence & The Fed--Revelation!

The Market

--

--

--

access

7/13/2012

Lifecycle Funds Dangerous to . . .

TSPselect

various

losses

infinity

access

6/29/2012

The Day Social Security Died

--

--

--

--

access

6/1/2012

Confidence:Ignorance:Expectations

The Market

DJI

--

--

access

5/11/2012

Patterns. Bonanza!

100 Stocks

various

+20%

4 wks

access

4/27/2012

Confusion & Simplicity

TSPselect

various

+15%/yr

9.2 yrs

access

4/6/2012

Retirement Fund

--

--

+46%/yr

9.2 yrs

access

3/23/2012

Potential Selling Pattern now

3 Portfolios

--

--

--

access

3/2/2012

Confidence. Where is it?

The Market

DJI

--

--

access

2/17/2012

Cycles of Income. How to Profit.

USA/WW

various

+45%/yr

13 yrs

access

12/30/2011

Goldilocks and the 500 Stocks

--

GLD/SPX/XOM

+58%/yr

42 yrs

access

12/16/2011

Ghosts of New Years Past

--

--

--

2009-2012

access

11/25/2011

Quick Trends--More Profits!

Paradigm

AAPL/HHH

11.3%

4 wks

access

11/11/2011

Quick Trades--Quick Profits

Classic

BMY/HHH

8.8%

2 wks

access

10/21/2011

Three Targets in 2012

The Market

DJI

--

--

access

9/23/2011

The Empire of Money

--

--

--

now

access

9/9/2011

The Feds Give a Party and . . .

--

--

--

53 yrs

access

8/19/2011

Grand Slam! . . . What Next?

Internet Set

various

+42.9%

3.2 mos

access

8/5/2011

Confirmed Selling & Forecast

100 Stocks

various

--

--

access

7/15/2011

Showdown at Rolling R Ranch

--

--

--

--

access

6/24/2011

"Where Ignorant Armies Clash . . "

--

--

--

--

access

6/3/2011

How to Leverage Pension Funds*

--choice--

various

+20%++/yr

various

access

5/20/2011

The Leader of the Pack, &Then?

100 Stocks

various

+50%

16 mos

access

4/29/2011

Myth of Gold--Hedge or Trade?

--

GLD/SPX

+3,349%

42 yrs

access

4/8/2011

Switch Method Upgrade

USA/WW

various

38%/1,300%/yr

8 yrs

access

3/25/2011

On the Brink

--

--

--

--

access

3/11/2011

Beating Warren Buffett - Part 4

Berkshire H

BRKA

+3,785%

24 yrs

access

3/4/2011

Beating Warren Buffett - Part 3

Berkshire H

BRKA

+3,785%

24 yrs

access

2/25/2011

Beating Warren Buffett - Part 2

Berkshire H

BRKA

+3,785%

24 yrs

access

2/25/2011

Beating Warren Buffett - Part 1

Berkshire H

BRKA

+3,785%

24 yrs

access

12/31/2010

PING! How to Use This Yourself

DJI Average

--

+10,500%

140 yrs

access

12/17/2010

Persistence - 12th Evolution

--

--

--

--

access

11/26/2010

Unprecented! & Bargains Now?

Top Ten

various

--

today

access

11/12/2010

Finding Rocket Stars

Internet Set

various

+42.5%

3.5 mos

access

10/29/2010

The Complicit Bellwether (?)

100 Stocks

BAC/JPM/SPX

-76%

8.8 yrs

access

10/8/2010

Madness & Reason**

--

--

--

~

access

9/10/2010

Inexorable - Depression Update

--

--

--

--

access

7/9/2010

Crash Line. How Long Oh Lord?

Worldwide

--

--

8 yrs

access

6/11/2010

Rolling Returns & Hypothetical

USA/WW

various

$73,000,000-Yes

30 yrs

access

5/28/2010

Great Depression--Update

--

--

--

--

access

5/14/2010

Switch Method Adopted *

USA/WW

various

$10K/16,000,000?

25 yrs

access

4/30/2010

The Importance of . . .   (TSP) *

--

various

$10K/1,416,000

30 yrs

access

4/16/2010

Big Breakthrough! Switcheroo!

USA/WW

--

34%/27,000%

7.8 yrs

access

3/26/2010

Follow the Money--Cherchez La

--

--

--

2010-12

access

3/12/2010

Internet Holders--How to Build...

Worldwide

HHH

20x SP500

7.7 yrs

access

2/26/2010

Zero Losses

Worldwide

EWZ

1,266%

7.7 yrs

access

2/19/2010

Roll, River, Roll

--

--

--

--

access

2/5/2010

The Date the Market Will Turn

The Market

n/a

--

85 yrs

access

1/15/2010

$10,000 grows to $480,000

Worldwide

various

4702%

7.6 yrs

access

12/31/2009

No. of Holdings & Leverage

USA

various

2552%

7.7 yrs

access

12/18/2009

Monday Opening 50

Worldwide

--

2347%

7.5 yrs

access

12/4/2009

Timing Breakthrough Adopted

USA

--

2347%

7.5 yrs

access

11/20/2009

The Crisis--What next?

--

--

--

--

access

11/6/2009

Crossing the Median

100 Stocks

Internet Set

130%/yr

30 wks

access

10/23/2009

Timing Breakthrough!

USA

--

846%

6.3 yrs

access

10/9/2009

The Entertainment Factor . . .

--

--

--

now

access

9/25/2009

The Folly of Holding Gold . . .

Worldwide

GLD/QQQ/EWZ

+617%

7.2 yrs

access

9/11/2009

Warren and John and me . . .

Worldwide

various

+632%

7.2 yrs

access

8/28/2009

40 Latins & the Gringo Bear

Worldwide

ILF/RYURX

+129%/yr

7.1 yrs

access

8/14/2009

The Case for Brazil & How to . . .

Worldwide

EWZ

+1,080%

7.1 yrs

access

7/31/2009

On the Brink--Stocks & Israel

Global ETFs

--

--

now

access

7/17/2009

Wealth, Bills and Indexes

USA

DIA/QQQ/SPY

+1,800%

7.2 yrs

access

7/3/2009

Confidence

--

--

--

always

access

6/19/2009

Portfolio Management

Classic

various

+123%

26 wks

access

6/5/2009

Divergence City-How to Use . . .

All

--

--

now

access

5/22/2009

Tbills and Gold, Surprise and . *

--

--

+3,920%

37 years

access

5/8/2009

Visual High Profit Method

Internet Set

AMZN/BIDU

+203%

8 mos

access

4/24/2009

Insider Insights: Profit Choices

Worldwide

--

n/a

6.8 years

access

4/10/2009

Foolproof Failsafe 3 . . .*

USA

DIA/QQQ/SPY

n/a

7 years

access

3/27/2009

How to Scotch Risk . . . *

Worldwide

various

+56%/yr

6.7 years

access

2/13/2009

Frustration ad infinitum . . .

--

--

--

now

access

1/26/2009

Januarius and the Gods . . .

--

--

--

access

1/16/2009

Pre-inaugural vote: Against . . .

100 Stocks

various

-48%

1 week

access

1/5/2009

Adapting to Change

Worldwide

--

704%

6.5 years

access

12/26/2008

The Tenacity of the Bear

Worldwide

--

--

7.2 years

access

12/12/2008

The Nodes Have It

ETFs&Stocks

--

--

56 wks

access

11/28/2008

Buy! ... Yes ... and No ...

All

--

open

future

access

11/21/2008

Simple Breadth

--

DJI/NDX

53%/year

22.2 years

access

11/7/2008

Fickle Oil, Fickle Gold

Worldwide

XLE/GLD

398%

6.3 years

access

10/24/2008

Absurdity: and the Danger of . . .

Classic

MS

87.0%

1 day

access

10/10/2008

Devastation?

Classic

MS

-59.5%

5 days

access

9/26/2008

Trading Systems/Panics

--

--

--

--

access

9/12/2008

Lifetime Wealth

USA

DIA/QQQ/SPY

36%/year

6.4 years

access

8/29/2008

Bleak? How to Handle It

Worldwide

n/a

-22%

6 months

access

8/15/2008

Cycle Bias--Trend Direction

Close up

n/a

--

85 years

access

8/1/2008

Big Setting: Giant Frame

The Market

n/a

+60,000%

200 years

access

7/18/2008

Hedge vs Government

USA

SKF/XLF

+304%/-22%

17 wks

access

7/4/2008

Best / Worst: Next?

Worldwide

EWZ/XLF

+913%/-18%

6.01 yrs

access

6/20/2008

Foolproof Update

USA

--

n/a

6.2 yrs

access

5/30/2008

Profits Expansion

100 Stocks

Internet Set

168%

9 mos

access

5/2/2008

Precision Divergence

100 Stocks

3 portfolios

-31%+26%

5mos,5wks

access

4/18/2008

How Many Holdings?

USA

(top ranked)

various

6 yrs

access

4/4/2008

Sweet Leverage!

Worldwide

3 funds

1236%

5.8 yrs

access

3/21/2008

Gold Revisited

Worldwide

GLD

n/a

5.9 yrs

access

3/7/2008

Danger Revisited

Classic

--

n/a

5.9 yrs

access

2/22/2008

Foolproof Failsafe

USA

--

n/a

5.7 yrs

access

1/30/2008

Gold says, Baloney

Worldwide

GLD

n/a

5.6 yrs

access

1/18/2008

Decline: Comment

Worldwide

--

--

--

access

1/11/2008

Oil and Gold

Worldwide

XLE/GLD

240%

5.5 yrs

access

1/4/2008

Danger

Classic

C

-18%

4 wks

access

12/21/2007

Hedge Fund--Your Own

100 Stocks

bottom 5

- 8%

6 wks

access

12/7/2007

Economy blah blah (1)

Classic

C

-40%

11 mos

access

12/7/2007

Economy blah blah (2)

Classic

KO

+17%

20 weeks

access

11/30/2007

Behind the Scenes

All

--

n/a

11 mos

access

11/23/2007

Brazil: Timing

Worldwide

EWZ

906%

5.33 yrs

access

11/9/2007

GOLD vs SP500

Worldwide

GLD

n/a

5.4 yrs

access

10/26/2007

Research in Motion

100 Stocks

RIMM/ET

107%

20 wks

access

10/19/2007

Open Text Corp.

Internet Set

OTEX

30%

4 wks

access

10/12/2007

Oil Services hldrs

USA

OIH/XLF

197%

42 mos

access

10/5/2007

Brazil vs Financials

Worldwide

EWZ/XLF

284%

41 mos

access

10/5/2007

Baidu.com

Internet Set

BIDU

107%

17 wks

access



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