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.
Recent Articles By The Author
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Bullish sentiment is at a 30-year low based on one survey.
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All the indexes are in near-term downtrends -- except for one.
Most indexes have broken support with no signs to suggest consolidation is complete.
Market breadth weakens.
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