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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Netflix Reports in a Trading Range as Earnings Volatility Looms

Netflix Reports in a Trading Range as Earnings Volatility Looms

Buy Netflix on weakness to its 200-day simple moving average at $338.10, given the risk that the stock fails to hold its semiannual pivot at $364.99 on earnings volatility.

J&J Reports Earnings Under a Cloud of Baby Powder

J&J Reports Earnings Under a Cloud of Baby Powder

Buy Johnson & Johnson at its monthly and quarterly pivots at $134.76 and $135.44. These levels have been magnets following Friday's share price plunge on baby powder probe.

Buy J.B. Hunt Transport Down to Its Value Level for July

Buy J.B. Hunt Transport Down to Its Value Level for July

Buy J B Hunt Transport down to its July value level at $84.47. The stock popped higher on Friday as Wall Street realized that truckers have survived the adverse effects of increased tariffs.

How to Trade ETFs, Diamonds, Spiders and QQQs as They Set New Highs

How to Trade ETFs, Diamonds, Spiders and QQQs as They Set New Highs

Reduce holdings on equity ETFs by 50% on strength up to quarterly risky levels at $285.35 on Diamonds, $305.22 on Spiders and $201.51 on QQQs.

How to Trade Earnings Volatility for Delta Air Lines

How to Trade Earnings Volatility for Delta Air Lines

Buy Delta Air Lines on weakness to these key value levels and reduce positions on strength to its risky levels. This is called a counter-trade strategy.

Book Profits on McDonald's Before It Reports Second-Quarter Earnings

Book Profits on McDonald's Before It Reports Second-Quarter Earnings

Book profits on McDonald's on strength up to its second half risky level at $223.83. The stock is overvalued and overbought.

Book Profits on PepsiCo Pre-Earnings as Targets Are Hit

Book Profits on PepsiCo Pre-Earnings as Targets Are Hit

Sell PepsiCo on strength to between its monthly pivot at $132.42 and its semiannual risky level at $135.00.

Alphabet Charts Show Potential Breakout or 'Death Cross'

Alphabet Charts Show Potential Breakout or 'Death Cross'

Buy Alphabet above its annual and monthly pivots at $1,143.31 and $1,143.86, respectively, and reduce holdings on strength to its quarterly risky level at $1,245.43.

Buy Disney as a Core Portfolio Holding - Charts Show When

Buy Disney as a Core Portfolio Holding - Charts Show When

Buy Disney down to its annual pivot at $138.93 as new highs are likely and risky levels are low.

Buy Microsoft on Weakness to New Value Levels

Buy Microsoft on Weakness to New Value Levels

Buy Microsoft on weakness to its second-half value level between $130.76 and $131.71. My price target for the third quarter is $144.26.