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

Something's Gotta Give: Why We're So Complacent

Something's Gotta Give: Why We're So Complacent

Sentiment is complacent, because we're not 'all in,' yet few of us think we can get much downside. Here's what this means for the market.

New Highs Washing Away

Lack of new highs and abundance of new lows make task of finding stocks to go long on harder.

Dollar and Yield Curve Rise -- But Is Anyone Looking?

Dollar and Yield Curve Rise -- But Is Anyone Looking?

The 10-year and 2-year Treasury yield curve is on the verge of hitting a four-month high and no one seems to care, nor do they that the dollar is rising. Blame it on complacency.

Look For Big Whacks

As the banks and health care showed, when a group gets whacked with a measured downside target that gets tagged, buying opportunities follow.

Small Caps Finally Rally

Small Caps Finally Rally

But stocks on Nasdaq and NYSE put damper on party with their low number of new highs.

Giddiness Eludes

No indicators to support giddiness as breadth improves, small caps join the party, and number of new highs looks pretty small.

Market Testing Those Who Anticipate

Market Testing Those Who Anticipate

Divergences are piling up in the markets.

Growing Divergences

The S&P 500 managed to close higher Monday, but on negative breadth.

Markets Have Bad Case of Jet Lag

Markets Have Bad Case of Jet Lag

Selling isn't too heavy, but neither is buying as markets appear ready to doze off -- looks like a pullback is in order.

Softness on the Underside, Lack of Participation on the Upside

Breadth looks like it did in late February as the McClellan Summation Index starts to roll over -- from a lower high.