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

2 Rays of Light for the Market as the Crowd Runs for Cover

Amid the dreary market action, look what we found.

Breadth and Trading Volume Curb Our Enthusiasm

Last week's contrarian AAII Bear/Bull Ratio rose to 1.06 as the crowd became more nervous.

Unnerved by the Volatility? It Hasn't Shaken Our Market Outlook

The latest decline leaves trends unchanged.

7 Positive Technical Events That Just Happened in the Market

Let's take a closer look at where the markets stand right now.

Charts and a Key Dynamic See Improvements

Moves such as this from these indicators are consistent with action seen near correction lows.

Market Data Are Encouraging: Now We Need Chart Confirmation

All the indexes remain in near-term downtrends, but support levels have held.

We're Oversold and Insiders Continue to Accelerate Buying Activity

The data are continuing to send some positive signals.

Charts Are Negative -- But Indicators Are at Correction Lows

Insiders have continued to increase their buying as the crowd heads for the exits.

3 Reasons Why We Are Raising Our Market Outlook

The only time this indicator was more oversold was during the original Covid outbreak in March 2020.

What's Next for the Markets After Omicron's Emergence?

Let's take a look at the latest index charts and market data.

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