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This column was originally published on RealMoney on Nov. 30 at 8:10 a.m. EST. It's being republished as a bonus for readers.

Yesterday, I promised to state exactly how far the

Dow Jones Industrial Average

would drop in the coming months.

Of course numbers like the one below are always a combination of TA and artwork.

In fact, the further one goes out, the more artwork -- or even guesswork! -- is involved.

Nevertheless, here goes! (See the first chart below.)

Today, charts for:




Occidental Petroleum

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Gary B. Smith is a freelance writer who trades for his own account from his Maryland home using technical analysis. Under no circumstances does the information in this column represent a recommendation to buy or sell stocks.

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