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Stephen Guilfoyle

Stephen "Sarge" Guilfoyle is the founder and President of Sarge986 LLC, a family run trading operation. An NYSE floor trader for over 30 years, Guilfoyle has served as the Chief Market Economist for Stuart Frankel & Co., the U.S. Economist for Meridian Equity Partners, and as a Vice President in Block Trading and Investment Banking with Credit Suisse over the years. Guilfoyle earned his nickname “Sarge” while serving as an actual sergeant in reserve components of the U.S. Marine Corps, and U.S. Army while simultaneously working on Wall Street.

He self-identifies as a day trader, long-term investor, and anything in between. He believes in removing the emotion out of the decision-making process and trusting the data. Look to Guilfoyle to prepare you for the trading day with his popular early morning Market Recon newsletter on Real Money, which provides a mix of fundamentals, technical analysis, economic commentary and trading ideas. 

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Recent Articles By The Author

Goldman's Results Were Uglier Than Expected: How to Trade It

What's obvious is that the firm is repositioning itself, moving away from consumer finance, and focusing on core businesses.

Market Rally, Fed Moves, Weak Dollar, Dow Theory, Trading Lockheed, Microsoft

Does a recession blow this rally up? Yes, it would. Are we that close to a recession? Not yet, we're not.

Bank of America Seemingly Had a Good Quarter, But Another Bank Stock Is Enticing

Candidly, I had been less than thrilled with my long position in BAC.

Earnings Focus, Recession Odds and Dangers, Credit Rejections Rise, Macro Bits

Recessions tend to follow anywhere between nine and 18 months after a sustained inversion begins. We're a year in on the 10yr./2yr. inversion and nine months in on the more accurate 10yr./3mo. inversion.

AT&T's Downward Trend Never Quits: Maybe Traders Should Just Say 'No'

The balance sheet is something out of a monster movie.

Inflation Fight, Endless Data, Bonds, Fed Funds Futures, China, Busy Week Ahead

This week begins the first full week in earnest for this second quarter earnings season.

Wells Fargo: Why I Stuck With It and How to Play It Now

The idea was to maintain exposure in the national - not regional - banking space.

Dollar Weakens, Spirits Rise, Fed High-Wire Act, Stubborn Yield Curve Inversion

Plus, a vocal Fed hawk flies the coop for a college dean job and the Nasdaq prepares to reveal its "special rebalancing" details for the Nasdaq 100.

Was Pepsi's Quarter Too Good to Be True? Here's What Traders Should Know

The balance sheet completely undoes any positivity radiating from those earnings.

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