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
Respect the Market Trend Until Proven Otherwise
All index charts break support and turn negative.
After a Hot CPI, Where the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Close Friday Is Key
Let's examine the latest charts and data.
The Worst for the Market Is Likely Behind Us
Investor fear remains a potential positive catalyst.
3 Major Stock Indexes Take a Bullish Turn
Sentiment has moderated, but remains bullish.
Investor Fear at Historic Highs Bodes Well for Markets
Let's check the charts and data on the market dashboard.
A Pause Before Further Strength?
Two equity indexes have now taken a positive turn.
Everyone is on the Bear Side of the Boat -- And That Is Very Positive
Investor sentiment Is off the charts with extreme fear.
Was Friday a Game Changer or Just a Timeout for the Bears?
Charts violated resistance as market breadth improved.
Is It Time to Put Money to Work?
Two key indexes have come off their previous negative implications.
Investor Sentiment Remains at Historically High Levels of Fear
Here's where things stand in this volatile stock market.