Helene Meisler

Helene Meisler writes a daily technical analysis column and TheStreet Top Stocks. For more information, click here. Meisler spent more than a decade on the sell side as a market technician covering institutional accounts at various investment banks in New York City, including Cowen & Co. and Goldman Sachs. In addition she worked at Cargill in Minneapolis where she managed equity money for three years. She received her bachelor's degree in business from Pace University.

Recent Articles By The Author

Buckle Up

Buckle Up

We're in for more volatility, but complacency is getting wrung out -- plus, what about those banks?

What Can Knock Down the Market?

Hint: It's not Netflix.

How Many (New) Lows Can We Go?

How Many (New) Lows Can We Go?

Want to get bearish? Look at the number of stocks making new lows.

Here’s Something to Fret Over

Nasdaq is at all-time highs and yet we have more than 100 stocks making new lows, with fewer new highs at 90; this is a concern.

How Quickly We Change

How Quickly We Change

Just a few days ago everyone was so jolly as the S&P 500 climbed over 3000, but then the market got overbought and the number of stocks making new highs began contracting compared with a month ago.

Little Good About Day's Action

We saw selling Wednesday as we’re overbought, complacent and looking at weakening indicators.

Bad Day to Pick Winners

Bad Day to Pick Winners

With 107 new highs for Nasdaq, we saw only 37 more new highs than new lows: Poor odds for picking stocks.

Bears Keep Hanging On

While the Investors Intelligence bulls ran up to 58%, the bears budged down just a bit, meanwhile new highs are contracting.

Overbought and Running Lower on Steam

Overbought and Running Lower on Steam

We are overbought and sentiment is still elevated, so volatility should tick up in the coming week.

Not (Rolling) Over Yet

The indicators haven't rolled over yet, but expect a coming rise in volatility that could get us bearish or cautious after.