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Chartered Market Technician (CMT), Columnist, Barron's Online, Editor, Quick Takes Pro newsletter, and author of three books on technical analysis,


VIX Crunch
A spike down in the VIX has been pretty good under some conditions.
Euro Sterling Death Cross
The Euro/British Pound cross rate scored a bearish moving average death cross last week. Meaningful in the currency markets?
Unmasking The Voodoo - Cup With Handle
Anyone who ever discovered a relationship in the stock market and decided to go public with it probably created an indicator - which they named after themselves - or described a pattern or cycle and gave it a really catchy name.
Unmasking The Voodoo Of Chart Reading
Charts are tools. You have to make the decision for yourself and at no time will you (or should you) think you have certainty. You are playing the odds. And all you can do is control what you do - buy, sell or hold.
Market Projection March 2017
A follow-up to my Barron's Online column where I made the case for either a pullback here in a bull market or the start of another leg up comparable to the post-election burst.
A Look At Airlines
A look at how airlines have performed over the past few months and how the market validated my dislike for one of them.




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#Alphabet is still a dopey name $GOOGL
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Euro/Sterling cross successfully tests breakdown
Michael Kahn
A video follow-up to my recent barronsonline column. Low VIX is not a problem. A rambling 7 mins (with apologies) more
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Work Experience

Barron's Online (Dow Jones)
2001 - Present (16 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 (15 years 9 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