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

Chart Damage: We Have Lowered Our Market Outlook

The Dow Transports have frequently worked as a leading index.

Assessing the Markets as We Begin 2021

Investor sentiment and valuation remain cautionary.

Be Careful, Breadth Is Weakening and Warning Signs Are Starting to Appear

Earnings estimates are overvalued, breadth is weakening and markets are vulnerable.

Is the Market Skating on Thin Ice?

Most chart trends are bullish, but 'shock absorbers' tell a different story.

Index Charts Weaken: Cause for Concern?

Forward earnings estimates for the S&P 500 have dropped.

Indexes Successfully Test Support Levels

Why caution is still warranted, though.

Watch These Important Index Support Levels

Monday's close will be extremely important.

Market Deadlock: Charts and Data Grapple for the Upper Hand

The stalemate continues.

Respect the Trends -- But Keep an Eye on the Flashing Yellow Lights

Index charts see more positive technical events.

The Charts and Data Conflict: What Should Investors Do?

Chasing new purchases on certain stocks could prove hazardous.

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