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

Distribution Has Us on the Watch for More Market Clouds

Distribution Has Us on the Watch for More Market Clouds

Several 50-day moving averages for the indices have been violated.

Charts Improve, but Not Enough to Tip the Scales

Charts Improve, but Not Enough to Tip the Scales

Only one major stock index remains in a negative trend. Guess which one.

Market Bounce Does Not Alter Downtrends

Market Bounce Does Not Alter Downtrends

Let's look at the latest charts and indicators.

Late-Day Buying Does Little to Counter Negative Breadth

Late-Day Buying Does Little to Counter Negative Breadth

We would need to see some improvement in breadth and bullish technical violations on increased volume to become more encouraged.

Negative Market Breadth and Chart Action Cannot Be Ignored

Negative Market Breadth and Chart Action Cannot Be Ignored

We have lowered our near-term outlook again.

As Insiders Back Off Buying, the Charts Are Feeling the Effect

As Insiders Back Off Buying, the Charts Are Feeling the Effect

We are seeing chart and breadth deterioration, while sentiment remains a concern.

The S&P 500 Is No Longer Undervalued

The S&P 500 Is No Longer Undervalued

Valuation and investor sentiment are raising some yellow flags.

Things Are Looking Better for BEST

Things Are Looking Better for BEST

Shares of the China-based company look poised to reverse course.

Market Charts and Data Are Showing Some Cracks

Market Charts and Data Are Showing Some Cracks

We are shifting our near-term outlook.

Watch for Vulnerability in This Ratio

Watch for Vulnerability in This Ratio

The PEG ratio is elevated in some stocks, keep an eye out for exposure.