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

Insiders Step Up Buying Activity

While market breadth remains negative with mixed charts, the data has become a bit more encouraging.

Breadth Is a Key Concern Amid Signs of a Market Pause/Bounce

It's extremely important to us to see some notable improvement in market breadth.

The Market's Highs Are Being Built on a Deteriorating Foundation

Trends for the major equity indexes remain a mix of bullish, neutral and bearish projections.

2 Index Trends Shift to the Positive Side

We still see the increased selectivity of issues participating in market advances.

Why We Can't Be More Upbeat About This Market Right Now

Let's take a close look at the charts and data.

This Market Relationship Doesn't Always Turn Out So Well

The Insider Buy/Sell Ratio / Detrended Rydex Ratio relationship bears watching.

Remember What I Told You About Return Lines?

The potential for further consolidation of recent gains is likely.

Nasdaq Indexes Reach Their 'Return Lines': What Investors Should Know

Here's why better buying opportunities may lie ahead.

This Market Is More Selective Than the Indices Imply

It's one reason for maintaining a neutral near-term outlook for equities.

Not All Boats Are Rising With This Market's Tide

Participation remains selective.

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