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E Why You Should Take The Green New Deal Seriously
While the specific terms of the controversial proposal are untenable, the underlying green goals are really in line with what is already happening today. Operating with the trend, and not against it, makes a whole lot of sense.
E Reading Charts With A Fat Crayon
If you get hung up on precisely drawing your trendlines and resistance levels, you will miss the train when it finally leaves the station.
E Unmasking The VooDoo: Overbought And Oversold
Technicians like to talk about overbought and oversold conditions but they are not what everyone thinks they are.
E Offense/Defense Index On The “O”
The offense/defense index sports an upside breakout suggesting the market is still feeling pretty good with aggressive sectors doing better than defensive sectors.
E Market Breadth Paints A Bullish Picture
Forget the news. Data under the surface shows the stock market is actually firming up nicely. It's not guarantee but it is important to note.
E What Exactly Is Bear Market Territory?
We’ve heard a lot about how the market touched bear market territory this month but is knowledge of any use for investors?


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Why You Should Take The Green New Deal Seriously
8 hours ago

You missed the point of the piece. It had nothing to do with supporting the NGD but rather in identifying a trend already in place.

Reasons To Be Cheerful – There’s Three
1 year ago

I now call them craptocurrencies. Just a ridiculous exercise in human greed. Good concept but basically useless as a currency.

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A Yogi Berra Stock Market
1 year ago

No, I will not post them here. However, you can always view the stock i cover at my website Ally does some sort of archiving.

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A Yogi Berra Stock Market
1 year ago

August saw a significant pullback that caused the moving average cross/ whipsaw. It also created an anchor point for the trendline mentioned.

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You missed the point of the piece. It had nothing to do with supporting the NGD but rather in identifying a trend already in place.

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Barron's Online (Dow Jones)
2001 - Present (18 years 6 months)
Writes the widely read twice weekly "Getting Technical" column For Barron's Online discussing all markets using charts and technical analysis. While understandable by investors at all levels it is not afraid to introduce and explain more advanced analytical topics.
Editor in Chief
Michael Kahn Research LLC
October 2001 - Present (17 years 8 months)
Researches and produces a daily market letter for investors, money managers and traders covering all markets but weighted towards domestic equities. Includes charts and analysis of major indices, sectors, stocks, commodities, currencies and bonds. Actionable ideas offered and tracked for performance. Also includes teaching sections and learning supplements.
Chief Technical Analyst
Bridge News
September 1996 - September 2001 (5 years 1 month)
Developed technical analysis coverage. Wrote daily and weekly commentary on global stock markets with an emphasis on US markets, sectors and stocks. Wrote alerts on breaking technical events including the popular "Stocks to Watch" column highlighting stocks that were in position for trading opportunities.


New York University - Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Brandeis University
BA, Physics, Economics
Physics / Economics Double Major