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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

Less Hawkish Hike? Fed Language Changes, Powell's Word Salad, PacWest Watch

What could be forcing futures traders to price in such an aggressive pace of policy easing despite absolutely no signaling in that direction? Simple.

AMD Sells Off: Buy or Not Buy the Dip?

It's obvious that CEO Lisa Su sees a better second half of 2023 for AMD than what the firm is now going through.

Fed in a Pickle, Messy Markets, Recession Fears, Action in Treasuries

What does the Fed do next? Maybe we should focus on the present and the near-term future.

Uber Is for 'Real' Now: Here's the Smart Play After Earnings

Almost every time I hear CEO Dara Khosrowshahi on TV, he impresses me.

Market Catalysts, Fed on Tap, Yellen's Missive, IBM on AI Replacement, FDIC

Recent banking news, while positive in terms of relief, is most likely a negative going forward in terms of future credit creation.

Cautious Optimism? First Republic, Macroeconomics, Fed, Earnings, Week Ahead

The real news Monday morning is that JPMorgan is taking over First Republic Bank.

I'm Not Giddy About Amazon Stock, But Is Now the Time to Invest?

The best thing this firm could do to improve its situation would be to aggressively accelerate its cost cutting program.

Meta Isn't a Growth Stock and It's Not Cheap: Is There a Trade Here?

The firm is more worthy of a giant, cash flow producing, slow-growth style of valuation.

Microsoft's Earnings Were a Slam Dunk: Here's Where to Add On

The firm is focused on leveraging what it sees as a lead in AI to aggressively go after market share in businesses perceived as vulnerable to disruption.

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