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Richard Russell began publishing
Dow Theory Letters in 1958.
Russell gained wide
recognition via a series of over 30 Dow Theory and
technical articles that he wrote for Barron's during the
late-'50s through the '90s. In 1989, Richard Russell took over
Julian Snyder's advisory service,
"International Moneyline", a service which Mr. Snyder
ran from Switzerland. Then, in
1998 Richard Russell took over the Zweig
Forecast from market
analyst Martin Zweig.
Richard Russell was educated at
Rutgers and received his BA at
NYU. He has written articles and
has been quoted in such
publications as Bloomberg
magazine, Barron's, Time,
Newsweek, Money Magazine, the
Wall Street Journal, the New
York Times, Reuters, and others.
Dow Theory Letters, published
and mailed every three weeks,
cover the US stock market,
foreign markets, bonds, precious
metals, commodities, economics
-- plus Richard Russell's
comments and observations and
stock market philosophy. One of the features of the
Letter is Richard Russell's daily Primary Trend Index (PTI),
which is a proprietary index that has been included in
the Letters since 1971. The PTI is a guide to the trend of the market,
and it often actually differs with Russell's opinions, but Russell always defers to his PTI.
The latest Primary Trend Index
figure for the day is posted on
DowTheoryLetters.com a few hours
after the close of the market.
Also included on the website are
Richard Russell's comments on
the day's action along with
critical market data.
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