Real Money authors - Guy Ortmann

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

Data Scream 'Go!' While the Charts Say 'No!'

As September ends, a complete check of the market dashboard is in order.

Support Levels Hold But Trends Remain Bearish

Near-term downtrends should be respected.

Rays of Hope Appear, But Here's What Would Make Us More Confident

Most indexes hold support but remain bearish.

Market Data Are at Multiple Bullish Levels

Our latest look at the stock market's charts and numbers.

Think Ahead, Don't Trade Ahead

Charts slide further and lack reversal signals.

This Contrarian Indicator Has Only Been More Bearish 5 Times in the Last Decade

The Fed hike broke chart support levels.

Indexes Pass Another Test, But the Hardest One Is Wednesday Afternoon

Here's what to look for after the Fed announcement.

2 Indexes Getting 'Hammered' Offers Hopes of a Washout

Downtrends persist ahead of Fed announcement.

Sellers Keep Near-Term Chart Trends Negative

Patience is advised.

Charts Cracked, But There's One Green Light on the Dashboard

We are not sellers.

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