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Guy Ortmann

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.  

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Recent Articles By The Author

An Important Buying Opportunity May Be at Hand

Insiders gobble up stock as charts register key reversal day.

As Indexes Slide, Intensifying Data Suggest Rallies to Resistance

We are keeping our eyes open for the indexes having a notable recovery from intraday lows.

As Bears Pound the Bulls, 2 Indicators Strongly Suggest Relief Is on the Way

They are extremely oversold and at levels coincident with notable market rallies over the past year.

Charts: Some Hammer Levels Hold as Others Fail

The McClellan 1-day OB/OS Oscillators are now in oversold territory.

Hammer Levels 'Pass the Test': What That Means for Stocks

The fact that the tests were successful on Friday is an encouraging sign.

Charts Are Testing Monday's 'Hammer' Levels

We believe that Monday's action likely placed a near-term bottom for the indexes.

'Hammering' Home a Technical Point: This Pattern Was a Very Good Indicator

The markets have responded to the wash-out of sellers in the prior session as noted by 'hammer' formations.

Charts Suggest Sellers Are Washed Out

We have raised our near-term outlook for equities. Here's why.

We're Looking, but Have Yet to See Bottoming Signals

Given the depth and velocity of the declines, we are keeping our eyes open.

The Nasdaq Holds the Line

Markets continue to try to stabilize from the panic earlier this week.

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