Chief Market Strategist, Asbury Research LLC
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John has more than 30 years of experience and insight in analyzing and forecasting global financial markets. John spent the first half of his career on the trading floor of the Chicago futures exchanges, where he had the opportunity to learn how the US financial markets work from the inside out. ... more


During Uncertain Times, Follow The Money
The market has made an incredible, if not unbelievable, recovery from its late March lows. Meanwhile, just this morning we learned the U.S. economy contracted at a record 32.9% annual rate last quarter.
US Stock Market At A Major Decision Point
The 3022 to 2955 area is likely to become the starting point of SPX’s next significant directional move, either up or down.
Will The March Recovery Hold? Know Your Levels.
SPX tested 3215 resistance on June 8th, failed there, and has since collapsed by 249 points or 8%, back into a band of major underlying support at 3017 to 2927.
The Market Must Not Be Watching The News
As long as the VIX remains below its 21-day MA, this improbable stock market rally — amid a global pandemic, 40 million people unemployed, a slew of corporate bankruptcies, and rioting in the streets — is likely to continue.
Bear Market Rally Or Resumption Of ’09 Advance? Watch Volatility.
As long as the VIX remains below its 21-day MA, it will indicate that investors are complacent enough to keep the current US broad market rally alive.
US Stock Market At A Major Decision Point - Thursday, May 7
The next best thing to knowing what the stock market is going to do next — which no one knows — is correctly identifying when it is at an important inflection point.


AAPL Apple Inc.
DBO PowerShares DB Oil Fund
DIA SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average
MCD McDonald's Corporation
OIL iPath B S&P GSCI Crude Oil TR ETN
TLH iShares Barclays 10-20 Year Treasury Bond Fund
USO United States Oil Fund, LP
XLE Energy Select Sector SPDR



Latest Posts
Asbury Research: Investor Asset Flows Warn Of Market Pullback
The following is Slide 15 of a 29 slide presentation that John Kosar, CMT, made on April 12th to the Pittsburgh Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Society.
John Kosar Speaking At The Pittsburgh CFA Society Luncheon Next Week
John Kosar Speaking At The Pittsburgh CFA Society Luncheon Next Week
Upside Target Met In Darden Restaurants (DRI)
Darden Restaurants (DRI) met our $83.50 per share upside target this morning, first mentioned in our March 20th report entitled Darden Restaurants (DRI) Resuming 2015 Advance, to capture a $6.72 per share, 9% advance in 9 business days.
John Kosar Speaking At The Chicago Market Technicians Association Meeting Today
John Kosar Speaking At The Chicago Market Technicians Association Meeting Today
Asbury Research Webinar: Managing Your Investments During The New Trump Administration
John Kosar, CMT will discuss what Asbury Research believes is in store for the US financial markets during the 2nd Quarter, and for the remainder of 2017, and how a Trump Presidency may uniquely influence the direction of certain asset prices.

Work Experience

Director of Research
Asbury Research LLC
2005 - Present (15 years 11 months)
We help professional investors manage market risk and improve performance via a unique, multi-layered approach that includes quantitative, technical, and behavioral analysis. We produce a forward looking, strategic macro analysis and forecast of the US financial landscape while also defining specific investment opportunities in individual assets including the US stock market and market sectors, US interest rates and Treasuries, foreign exchange, and economically influential commodities.
Senior Research Analyst
Bianco Research LLC
2001 - 2004 (3 years 9 months)


Southeast Missouri State University - Harrison College of Business
1974 / 1978


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