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Chartered Market Technician (CMT), Columnist, Editor, Analyst, Instructor, Speaker and Author of three books on technical analysis,


E An Obligatory Market Commentary
If I listened to the headlines, I'd be 100% in cash. But I am not.
E The Lunacy Of The Dow
The Dow is a whacked index. There, I said it. Here's why.
E The Inverted Yield Curve Is Actually Bullish
Typically, an inverted yield curve, when short rates are higher than long rates, is a negative predictor. The most recent inversion, however, was actually bullish.
E Unmasking The VooDoo: Yield Curve
The yield curve is arguably inverted. Why is that and what does it mean?
E Getting Technical: The Next Generation - It’s Not Gold That’s Getting Me Nervous
Gold has indeed broken out. But why are silver and platinum still so low? There is something more sinister here than a simple hedge trade.
E My Kingdom For An Acronym
It sure was easy when all we had to do is buy any stock that was a member of a group with a great acronym. Remember the FANG stocks? Are they still a thing anymore?


Latest Comments
Why You Should Take The Green New Deal Seriously
6 months 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.

In this article: GLD, JNK, LQD, TLT, IWM
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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Latest Posts
Post Rally Gold Update
Last week, I posted my thoughts of gold trading at the top of a huge base. Arguably, the market broke out Thursday. Here's an update to that post.

Work Experience

Barron's Online (Dow Jones)
2001 - Present (19 years 1 month)
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 (18 years 4 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