Guy Ortmann

Guy S. Ortmann, CMT is a successful equity research analyst/strategist with a proven track record, over the past two decades, of using a combination of technical and fundamental analysis for timely and profitable U.S. macro equity market and stock/commodity specific ideas for institutional and high net worth clients. His research has been published in many high visibility Wall Street publications. It is his view that both technical and fundamental analysis are absolute requirements for consistent portfolio performance.  

Recent Articles By The Author

This Key Index Just Flashed a Bearish Signal

This Key Index Just Flashed a Bearish Signal

Time for caution?

Weighing the Evidence of the Trading Action

Weighing the Evidence of the Trading Action

Where is this market headed?

Call Me a Heretic, I'm Not Riding This Trend

Call Me a Heretic, I'm Not Riding This Trend

While charts are positive, data remains cautionary.

Balancing This Market's Positives and Negatives

Balancing This Market's Positives and Negatives

All of the index charts remain in short-term uptrends and above their 50 DMAs.

What's Happened With the Indices Is Technically Significant: Here's Why

What's Happened With the Indices Is Technically Significant: Here's Why

A review of recent chart action on the major benchmarks is in order.

Could These 'Triangles' Be Signaling a Way Off the Market See-Saw?

Could These 'Triangles' Be Signaling a Way Off the Market See-Saw?

Buyers have been getting more aggressive on each subsequent pullback.

Let's Talk Negative Intraday Reversals and Bearish Engulfing Patterns

Let's Talk Negative Intraday Reversals and Bearish Engulfing Patterns

The scales may be tilting.

The Market Picture Has Turned More Negative

The Market Picture Has Turned More Negative

Needless to say, trade-war talk is the wild card.

Will China's Tariff Retaliation Bust Market Support Levels?

Will China's Tariff Retaliation Bust Market Support Levels?

Resistance levels were tested again but failed to breach to the upside.

Market's 'Split Performance' Is a Nagging Issue

Market's 'Split Performance' Is a Nagging Issue

The S&P 500 is approaching key resistance levels.