Guy S. Ortmann, CMT is Director of Research/Senior Technical Analyst at R.F. Lafferty & Co. Inc. with a proven track record, over the past three decades, of using a combination of technical and fundamental analysis for timely and profitable U.S. macro equity market and stock/commodity specific ideas for institutional and high net worth clients. His research has been published in many high visibility Wall Street publications. It is his view that both technical and fundamental analysis are absolute requirements for consistent portfolio performance.
Recent Articles By The Author
Market Trends and Breadth Improve, But Now What?
Extreme fear as corporate insiders are buying is a typically bullish signal for the markets in general.
It Makes Sense to Buy -- Very Selectively
Buying gets more aggressive on each subsequent market decline.
There Is More Fuel in the Rally Tank
Insiders have been very active buyers while the crowd has been running for cover.
As the Crowd Heads for the Bomb Shelter, Look for Buying Opportunities
This kind of data setup has been historically bullish.
Multiple Green Lights Say It's Time to Put Some Money to Work
Despite negative chart implications, data strongly suggest the worst may be over for the near term.
These Market Indicators Now Say 'Buy'
As indexes swoon, the sun may be starting to peek through the clouds.
All Indexes Break Support and Turn Bearish: 4 Reasons to Be Cautious
Oscillators are deeply oversold as insiders do minor buying.
Let's Assess the Technical Damage and What It Means for the Markets
Index charts and market breadth weaken, while persistent selling into weakness remains worrisome.
Fly in the Ointment: Why Do Insiders Continue to Actively Sell?
The market appears notably overvalued, leaving little margin of error.
These Charts Have Flipped, But Is It Enough to Turn the Tide?
We got a bit of encouragement.