Dow Jones (^DJI):
- daily closing prices:
- Semi-logarithmic scale.
- last quote: Friday November 13, 2015 (closing).
The curve of the indice plotted over more than a century shows nicely the lucky periods and the crises as well .
We see that in the long term a stock-exchange investment can turn out very profitable. It could be even better for an investor who would be able to go out of the market before its fall, and to return in at the time of the recovery.
The forecast of the movements of markets gave place to uncountable studies, mathematical and empirical as well. Everyone knows the numerous indicators and oscillateurs used by the technical analysis, the cycles of Kondratieff, the suites of Fibonacci or Gann, the waves of Elliott, the Japanese candlesticks, and lots of others.
On an other hand the methods used by MetaBourse implement more universal indicators, representative of the psychology of the crowd, based on the ancient traditions of astrology.