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Kerry Balenthiran studied mathematics at the University of Warwick and then worked as a Spacecraft Operations Engineer in the UK and at the European Space Agency. He qualified as a chartered accountant with Arthur Andersen and now works as a consultant within financial services. His mathematical background led to a fascination with the cyclical nature of stock market booms and busts.
"All in all, I think the book does a good job at laying out some well known economic cycles, and presents an interesting hypothesis with an elegant pattern that tries to connect them." - Danny Van den Berghe, Lunatic Trader
"Instructional as well as inspirational" - Dividend Income Investor
"The 17.6 Year Stock Market Cycle is a relatively slight book because it contains so few wasted words. I enjoyed the brief tours of cycle theory and stock market history and take some comfort from the conclusions Kerry Balenthiran draws." - Richard Beddard, Interactive Investor
"Kerry Balenthiran is a brilliant cycles analyst" - Dominic Picarda, Investors Chronicle
"Well researched and a good read...a great first book and more importantly could be an excellent anchor for what follows" - Capitalsynthesis
"An excellent book" - MoneyMaker magazine
Equities have been in a long-term bear market since 2000. Long periods of equity underperformance like this have happened regularly in the past - much more regularly than most might imagine. In this ...Read more
A long term bear market is around the corner and will last until 2018, with the Dow losing up to 30 percent of its current value, Kerry Balenthiran, author of "The 17.6 Years Stock Market Cycle", ...Read more
Traders Day Trading
With stock markets around the world at or near all time highs it is tempting to think that we are in a new stocks bull market. But was 2009 the start of a new secular stocks bull market? Are we ...Read more
Kerry Balenthiran's 'The 17.6 Year Stock Market Cycle: Connecting the Panics of 1929, 1987, 2000 and 2007' (Harriman House, 2013) is a difficult book to review. The problem is that in this 91-page ...Read more
Mathematician Kerry Balenthiran says a 17.6 year bear market is entering its final phase. It will be followed by a 17.6 year bull market.
Despite its precision Kerry Balenthiran is not the first to ...
Everyone is familiar with the cycle of the seasons, but stock markets are cyclical too. This book?s subtitle is "connecting the panics of 1929, 1987, 2007", and researches key questions such as: When ...Read more
Dividend Income Investor
With the FTSE100 index heading for 6500 again are we slowly but surely heading for a massive fall? With two previous major turning points at 6951 (30 December 2000) and 6751 (18 June 2007) will we be ...Read more
With major equity markets either at, or close to, all time highs, there is a temptation to think that the recent turmoil is behind us and that we are once again in the midst of a bull market in ...Read more
Boom and bust occurs much more frequently than many imagine and by studying historic stock market cycles we can learn a lot about their likely duration and also what to expect along the way. A cycle ...Read more
Your Trading Edge Magazine
Author Kerry Balenthiran studied mathematics at the University of Warwick and then worked as a Spacecraft Operations Engineer in the UK and at the European Space Agency. He qualified as a chartered ...Read more
The Daily Telegraph
If Kerry Balenthiran is to be believed, the world could enter a major bull market that will run until 2035
I?m a great fan of short investment books on the grounds that, while investing is not easy, ...
The Stock Trader's Almanac 2015
The 17.6 Year Stock Market Cycle: Connecting the Panics of 1929, 1987, 2000 and 200, Kerry Balenthiran, Harriman House, $32.99.
This British-chartered accountant with a maths and engineering ...