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

Charts and Data Suggest More Consolidation for the Markets

Forward earnings estimates for the S&P 500 have gotten a lift.

Consolidation Starts as Market Uptrends Are Violated

Two of the three 1-day McClellan OB/OS Oscillators have shifted back to neutral from their prior overbought readings.

Mixed Signals Appear as Resistance Levels Are Violated

The data that were screaming a buying opportunity was present at the market lows have now turned a more cautionary.

S&P 500 Violates Resistance: What's Next on the Charts?

Let's take a look at the resistance levels on all the major indexes.

Where the Charts and Data Say This Market Is Headed Next

Let's do a complete dashboard check for clues.

Better Buying Opportunities Will Arise Soon

The nearly vertical nature of the recent rally is not sustainable.

The Sky Brightens But We're Very Overbought

All chart trends are now near-term positive.

All Indexes Violate Resistance: Here's What Could Be Next

Chart improvements were matched with improvement in cumulative market breadth.

On a Strong Day, One Chart Was 'Head and Shoulders' Above the Rest

Here's why the markets may have seen the worst of their damage over the near term.

Keep Your Eyes on One Key Index Amid Overall Chart Improvements

We await further evidence that the market's improvements are sustainable.

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