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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,


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.
FANGs And Friends
While the FANG stocks are no longer the hot items they once were they still do matter. So do some of their friends.
Dow 20K Is Nice But NYSE Breakout Is Better
Dow 20,000 has a nice ring to it but it is not a very technically significant level. Great for punditry but not for trading. However, it is still important because at the same time the NYSE composite broke out to all-time highs above 2015 levels.
Hot Retail Brokers
We know that banks have been hot since the election but non-bank retail brokers have soared.
Santa Rally Maybe Not
The January Effect was a complete bust this year and so was "Sell in May." So why should we expect a Santa rally or any other annual events?
Should We Worry About An Extreme ADX Reading?
The Average Directional Index (ADX) is at an extreme high suggesting the trend is very strong - or maybe too strong. This is a look back through history to see if we should worry now that a correction is pending.




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Work Experience

Barron's Online (Dow Jones)
2001 - Present (16 years 4 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 7 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