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

Has the Storm Passed as the Crowd Heads for the Hills?

The contrarian AAII Bear/Bull Ratio indicator is near peak fear levels.

Several Support Levels Break But Trends Stay Neutral

Monday's close will be instructive.

Resistance Levels Repel the Market Rally

We suspected high-volume resistance levels on the charts would be a difficult hurdle over the very near-term.

Indexes Rise but Remain in Neutral Trends Even as Bearish Sentiment Grows

The AAII Bear/Blue Ratio shows the crowd is near 20-year peak fear levels.

This Market Is Being Tested: Here Are the Latest Results

Several indexes say tests of their support levels Friday.

This Key Contrarian Indicator Is Flashing Neon Green

We believe the markets are presenting an attractive buying opportunity on a selective basis.

High-Volume Resistance Tested on the Index Charts

Overhanging supply now suggests it may require multiple attempts to overcome these levels.

Why This Rally May Not Have Peaked

After recent significant market gains, we still find encouraging signs.

Insiders Do Their Most Aggressive Buying Since March 2020

Multiple near-term downtrend lines on the indexes were violated Friday.

5 Reasons Why We Expect a Relief Rally Is on the Way

We continue to believe the data are sending strong signals that a notable rally may be forthcoming.

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