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E A Quick Tip On Deciding What To Buy Now
If you have deciding that the February swoon was indeed a correction, the question is, "What do you buy now?"
E Reasons To Be Cheerful – There’s Three
Three (and a half) technical charts to keep the bulls happy.
E EC A Yogi Berra Stock Market
The great stock market analyst Yogi Berra has an answer for both bulls and bears. It ain’t over. And neither is the volatility.
Unmasking The VooDoo - Michael's Rules
My rules for dealing with the analysis in the real world and not in some idealized trading lab.
Unmasking The VooDoo: Trends
Nowhere but in the financial and commodity markets do people want to buy more as the price goes higher.
Unmasking The Voodoo: Chart Patterns
What is happening now is the bulls see a cheap price at the pattern bottom. The bears see an expensive price at the top. Both act accordingly. Nobody has enough nerve to do anything else.


Latest Comments
Reasons To Be Cheerful – There’s Three
12 days 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
14 days 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
14 days 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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Work Experience

Barron's Online (Dow Jones)
2001 - Present (17 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 (16 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