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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

Markets Appear More Vulnerable to Profit Taking Though Charts Remain Bullish

The data are causing some concern now that substantial gains have been achieved from the June lows.

Bullish Trends Remain Intact, but a Few Data Signals Are Flashing Yellow

Those cautionary signals suggest the increasing likelihood of some correction or consolidation of recent big market gains.

Major Indexes Keep Uptrends Intact After Mixed Thursday

However, we are becoming more reticent about chasing price at current levels given some of the data and valuation issues.

As Charts Improve, Market Data Turn Cautionary

After assessing the charts and indicators, here's how we see things going forward.

Investors Should Respect Current Market Uptrends

Weakness may present buying opportunities.

On the Road to Recovery

While a near-term pause may be in the cards, improvements in trend and breadth are encouraging.

Has a Key Market Propellant Now Been Spent?

Data suggest a period of pause and consolidation..

Just a Pause Within a Positive Trend

Tuesday's market action had no technical impact on an improving environment for equites.

Better Buying Opportunities May Lie Ahead

Six of the eight major equity indexes violated resistance Friday.

Will the Market Continue to Ignore This Oscillator?

More index resistance levels are being violated.

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