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
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.)
Oil Is Out, Tech Is In, but You Knew That Already, Right?
As energy is drained, someone told me this week how tech is now the long trade. Where have I heard that before? Also, let's look at the risks of the tech comeback.
The Bears Are Mingling With the Bulls (And I Have the Stats to Prove It)
I'm picking up some minor shifts in sentiment -- and the fence hopping has begun. Let's check some key readings and make sense of what they say about this market.
Divers Don't Guess Where the Bottom Is, Why Do Investors?
What if these higher numbers are just a 'sandbar' before the real bottom? Let me show you some charts from the early 2000s to explain what I mean.
The Market Has Started 'Resistance' Training
All rallies begin with short-covering, but at some point, it takes real buying to keep pushing them up. Let's look at a few case studies, err, chart studies, to see if we can lift past those heavy prices.
Upside Momentum Is Slowing
If this overbought condition does not produce a pullback, it will be a change in the character of the market.
This Market's Trend: One Step Down, Another Step Up
If you don't like 'V' bottoms, then you're in luck. Let's check the pattern, and sentiment.
Are Investors Wary of the 'Morning After' Fed Meetings?
I am a bit surprised that the put/call ratio for Wednesday was a quite high1.05, but I am going to go ahead and rationalize an indicator.
Uh Oh, Wall Street Is Suddenly Gushing Over Big Tech Again
I have a sense that if the mega-cap tech stocks rally on Wednesday, folks will become quite bullish -- unless Mr. Powell breaks things up.