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

This Contrarian Indicator Is Near Decade-Peak Fear Levels

We found one positive amid the market's recent bloodbath.

Get Used to Volatile and 'Unresolved' Trading Ranges

Extreme bearish sentiment, as a contrarian indicator, remains a positive.

Extreme Bearish Sentiment Has Positive Implications

Our latest look at the index charts and market data.

3 Positives We See in This Volatile Market

Look for volatility in higher trading ranges to continue.

What's Next for the Markets? What the Charts and Data Reveal

Volatility may continue but within a new and higher trading range.

The Worst May Be Over, But Be Prepared for Volatility

The S&P's forward P/E is near its lowest levels since April 2020.

Is the Market's Ukraine Selloff a Buying Opportunity?

Thursday's close will be key,

Why We Expect a Bounce Even as 'the Crowd' Runs Scared

This contrarian indicator remains a potentially significant factor for the near term.

Indexes Slide but Support Still Holds

The market data are generally neutral except for high investor fear levels.

Indexes Rally but Resistance Stays Intact

The market data generally are neutral except for crowd sentiment, which remains extremely bearish.

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