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E Dow Breaks 200-Day Average Streak – So What?
A moving average is just that – an average. It is not a trade trigger and for the Dow, it was nothing at all.
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E This Index Will Tell You When To Be A Bear
While everyone obsesses over when the FANGs will revers and take the market down, the small caps offer a more tangible target for the same thing.
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E Oil’s Slippery Slope
After spending nearly three weeks above the $70 per barrel level last month, West Texas crude oil looks a whole lot weaker in June.
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E Why I Am Still Bullish
Tune out the news and let the market itself tell you when the bull is over. It ain't now.
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Unmasking The VooDoo: Failure
Most of the time, failure is not good. However, when it comes to trading and investing, here’s where we put failure to use as a benefit.
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10 Year Rates
While it looks as if we've got a major trend reversal in place for interest rates, the short-term shows waning momentum. That means don't panic.
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Reasons To Be Cheerful – There’s Three
5 months 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
5 months ago

No, I will not post them here. However, you can always view the stock i cover at my website http://quicktakespro.com/COTD.html. Ally does some sort of archiving.

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A Yogi Berra Stock Market
5 months 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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Barron's Online (Dow Jones)
2001 - Present (17 years 9 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.
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Michael Kahn Research LLC
October 2001 - Present (17 years)
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.

Education

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

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