Arms is a renowned stock market technician. He invented the Arms Index (often referred to as the TRIN), which has become a mainstay of market analysis, appearing daily in The Wall Street Journal and weekly in Barron's. Arms also developed the widely used technical method Equivolume Charting. Since 1996, Arms has been publishing the Arms Advisory newsletter for money managers and financial institutions. He also has authored five books, including Stop and Make Money: How to Profit in the Stock Market Using Volume and Stop Orders, Profits in Volume and Trading Without Fear, and has been honored with the Market Technicians' Award for Lifetime Contribution to Technical Analysis. Earlier in his career, he was a retail broker for 15 years at E.F. Hutton and, later, managed an institutional portfolio with assets of about $150 million.
Recent Articles By The Author
Rally Comes With Reasons for Concern
S&P is already at resistance levels, where the advance appeared to stall.
Market's Strength Just Getting Started
Rather than going to a lower low, the market merely seemed to test the prior support.
Monthlong Decline May Yield to Rally
But that doesn't mean the long-term picture for the market has become bullish.
Remember the Good Old Day of March 1?
Technical damage since that market peak may have lasting implications.
First the Financials, Now the Techs
Bank stocks had been market leaders, but their malaise appears to be spreading.