DP Show: Anniversary of 1929 and 1987 Crashes - Does History Tell Us to Expect the Same?


In this episode of DecisionPoint, Erin covered the major indexes and DP indicators, taking a deeper look at the Rydex Ratio (which is showing very bearish sentiment in place). Meanwhile, with this week marking the anniversary of both the 1929 and 1987 market crashes, Carl took us back in time and reviewed the possible hints we might have had to avoid the deep losses, comparing the price structures to what is happening in today's markets. This episode originally aired on October 21st, 2019.

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Carl Swenlin
About the author: is a veteran technical analyst who has been actively engaged in market analysis since 1981. A pioneer in the creation of online technical resources, he was president and founder of, one of the premier market timing and technical analysis websites on the web. DecisionPoint specializes in stock market indicators and charting. Since DecisionPoint merged with in 2013, Carl has served a consulting technical analyst and blog contributor. Learn More
Erin Swenlin
About the author: is a co-founder of the website along with her father, Carl Swenlin. She launched the DecisionPoint daily blog in 2009 alongside Carl and now serves as a consulting technical analyst and blog contributor at Erin is an active Member of the CMT Association. She holds a Master's degree in Information Resource Management from the Air Force Institute of Technology as well as a Bachelor's degree in Mathematics from the University of Southern California. Learn More
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