Helene Meisler is a world-renowned market technician and equity trader. As a self-identified swing trader, she specializes in utilizing technical analysis to capture short-to-medium term stock gains over a period of several days to several weeks.
As the first-ever technical analyst for Goldman Sachs in 1989, Meisler has been one of the pioneers in the financial industry for over 40 years. She has gained notoriety for her use of hand-drawn charts and ability to find profitable opportunities other financial experts miss.
In addition to her work at TheStreet where she contributes daily to Real Money and Top Stocks, and is an Action Alerts PLUS team member, Meisler frequently appears as a commentator on various financial news networks, including CNBC and Bloomberg TV. She also speaks regularly at industry conferences and events.
Recent Articles By The Author
The Market Keeps Hoarding the Mega Caps
Wall Street decided not to spread the wealth to the small caps after just a day of generosity. Let's see what that means for the indicators.
Small Caps Start to Stalk the Mega Caps
Resistance is overhead the Russell 2000, but here's the question: Can they bridge the gap on Wall Street? Let's look at the charts.
This Market's Mega-Complacent
We're seeing smugness in the big-cap tech stocks and bearishness most elsewhere. Let's check sentiment and see what it's telling us.
Stocks Are No Longer the Wall Street's Only Flower Child
Let's look at complacency and how it compares to the 1970s.
Market Needs to Shake Things Up to Get Indicators Back to Oversold
Intermediate term indicators are already working their way from the overbought reading we got two weeks ago toward an oversold reading.
Let's Chart a Very Strange Lower-Low
The Semiconductor Index relative to the Nasdaq is making a weird move. Let's see what it means and why it's so odd. Also, we review the intermediate-term indicators.
Let's look at the Volatility Index's low reading, the 'new bull market' case, and big-cap tech vs. credit default swaps.
Those Big Caps Feel So Soft and Comfy, Right?
Let's look at sentiment -- and complacency -- what's up with the banks, and how we should get a bout of volatility.
The New Motto on Wall Street: If You Can't Beat 'Em, Join 'Em
I'm seeing some fund managers who were bearish, now saying, 'The market is resilient, so I can't be bearish anymore.' Let's see what that says about sentiment.
Market Can Rally, But Hard to Do When Overbought
The market can rally, but it tends to rally better when it's oversold, not overbought.