Helene Meisler writes a daily technical analysis column and TheStreet Top Stocks. For more information, click here. Meisler spent more than a decade on the sell side as a market technician covering institutional accounts at various investment banks in New York City, including Cowen & Co. and Goldman Sachs. In addition she worked at Cargill in Minneapolis where she managed equity money for three years. She received her bachelor's degree in business from Pace University.
Recent Articles By The Author
Is the Market's Tank Half Full, or Half Empty?
Let's look at the chart of gas, what growth stocks tell us, the 'M' pattern, and why you might want to top off your tank.
Suddenly, a Fear of Heights on Wall Street
Sentiment anecdotally shifted on Wednesday. Let's take a look.
Micro Moves in the Market
Let's check on an infinitesimal shift in the indicators we saw Tuesday.
A Market 'Too Far, Too Fast'? You Betcha
For the first time in over a month we had the S&P 500 up and breadth didn't play along. Let's look at resistance -- and a chart you should be watching.
Almost Every Single Chart Has Resistance Overhead
Unless we get breadth red for some meaningful number of days, we won't get back to even a moderate oversold condition. We simply remain overbought.
A Win-Win for the Bulls and the Bears
Let's look at breadth on the S&P 500, the put/call ratio, the bonds, the overbought market, and more.
An Unconfirmed Bull Sighting Was Reported on Nasdaq
Here's why you should keep buckled up and focused on the indicators, despite reports in popular financial media.
This Market Could Get Bumpy, So Sit Tight
Apparently Wall Street didn't get the memo about a lazy August. Let's see why volatility could make investors sweat a little bit, look at new lows and check on weakening momentum.
Will the Bears Pass or Flunk a Retest?
Let's check all the boxes on market sentiment, breadth, positive divergences and index levels.
When Did We Start Making Live Play-by-Play Calls on Wall Street?
How did we start calling bear markets -- and recessions, for that matter -- before we could really know? (And here's why I'm sticking to what the indicators and statistics tell me.)