Richard Suttmeier

Suttmeier, a former U.S. Treasury trader and trading manager in the primary dealer community, has more than 40 years of experience in the U.S. financial markets. Suttmeier is an engineer by education with a master of science degree. He has been writing newsletters and market commentaries since 1984, and his engineering and trading background are the foundation for the combined fundamental and technical analysis used in the stories he writes exclusively for TheStreet.com.

 

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Recent Articles By The Author

How to Trade These 4 Health Insurers in Uncertain Times

How to Trade These 4 Health Insurers in Uncertain Times

Aetna wants to buy Humana and Anthem wants to buy Cigna. Meanwhile, there's Obamacare.

How to Trade Salesforce.com on Momentum

How to Trade Salesforce.com on Momentum

Salesforce stock has seen extreme downside volatility and a stalled run-up.

What to Do About Negative Charts for Bonds, Gold, Utility Stocks

What to Do About Negative Charts for Bonds, Gold, Utility Stocks

Even with negative weekly charts, the ETFs for U.S. Treasury bonds, gold and utility stocks continue to outperform stocks year to date.

Consumer Sectors ETFs Hit By Slowing Retail Sales

Consumer Sectors ETFs Hit By Slowing Retail Sales

The consumer staples sector exchange-traded fund has a negative weekly chart and the consumer discretionary sector could follow this week.

Nasdaq-, S&P-Tracking ETFs Lead the Pack, Charts Show

Nasdaq-, S&P-Tracking ETFs Lead the Pack, Charts Show

Weekly momentum readings for the ETFs for the Dow 30, S&P 500, Nasdaq 100 and Russell 2000 remain overbought, but not for Dow transports.