I would never recommend someone as a guru. I will say I have followed this guy for years, and he is both interesting to read and offers pretty sound analysis in my book. As for 2000, I don't think he tries to capitalize on it, but at the time he was writing for the Trading Markets website, and he made the stunning observation that the Nasdaq could fall 50% and still be above its 200 day average. As I recall, he didn't exactly try to call a top but basically said this is clearly in a blow off phase so protect yourself. His column is in the free part of minyanville so I would just recommend that people read him for a few days to get a flavor of what he does, then make your own judgment.