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

What Breadth Is Telling Us About This Market

The detrended Rydex Ratio has moved deeper into bearish territory.

This 'Disturbing' Market Combination Suggests Investors Be Cautious

How individual stocks are responding to their earnings announcements is being masked by the popular averages.

The S&P 500 Could Be Forming a Potential Top Signal

The detrended Rydex Ratio and Open Insider Buy/Sell Ratio are bearish.

Yellow Lights Flash as 2 Data Points Are Now on Bearish Signals

Insiders have been using recent market strength to lighten up.

Insiders Notably Increase Their Selling Activity

Do not become complacent as we enter an abundance of earnings reports next week.

With All Indexes Now In Uptrends, Should You Chase?

The 10-Year yield is becoming more of a potential threat.

The Market's Charts Are Giving Split Signals

'Gravestone doji' candlestick patterns are typically associated with tops.

Charts and Breadth Flash Green While Insiders Remain Sellers

We have raised our near-term market outlook, but there are still reasons for caution.

Insiders Increase Selling Activity

Near-term chart trends for the major equity indexes remain mixed.

Let's Chart Out Our Near-Term Market Outlook

Suggested higher forthcoming rates could become an issue for equities.

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