• VeriSign, Inc. (VRSN) met our $110.00 per share upside target today, first mentioned in our April 5th Asbury Alert entitled VeriSign, Inc. (VRSN) Resuming 2009 Advance (access requires subscription), to capture a $21.27 per share, 24.0% advance in a little over 6 months. XLI outperformed the S&P 500 (SPX) by 15.7% during this same period. Note >>>

  • CarMax Inc. (KMX) met our $77.00 per share upside target this morning, first mentioned in our August 30th Asbury Alert entitled Carmax Inc. (KMX) Resuming Its Late 2016 Advance (access requires subscription), to capture a $11.90 per share, 18.3% advance in just over one month. XLI outperformed the S&P 500 (SPX) by 12.8% during the >>>

  • In addition to our top-down, macro analysis of the US financial landscape, in August 2016 we began providing subscribers with specific trading ideas in individual stocks and ETFs including entry price, target price, stop loss level, and corresponding risk/reward parameters. Since then, through September 29th 2017, we have closed out 61 trade ideas, which is >>>

  • The SPDR Industrial Sector ETF (XLI) met our $70.30 per share upside target today, first mentioned in our August 25th Asbury Alert entitled Industrial Sector SPDR (XLI) Poised To Resume Its 2016 Advance (access requires subscription), to capture a $2.68 per share, 4% advance in a little less than a month. XLI outperformed the S&P >>>

  • In addition to our top-down, macro analysis of the US financial landscape, we also provide subscribers with specific trading ideas in a diversified list of individual stocks and ETFs that include entry price, target price, stop loss level, and corresponding risk/reward parameters. The following table displays and breaks down our 15 most recent closed out >>>

  • Pharmaceutical stock AbbVie Inc. (ABBV) declined to $88.15 today, triggering our sell stop to close out our long idea, first mentioned in an August 7th Asbury Alert entitled AbbVie Inc. (ABBV) Resuming Its 2017 Advance (access requires subscription), to capture a 24% gain in 29 business days.  ABBV came within $1.31 or 1.5% of reaching >>>

  • The SPDR Bloomberg Barclays Long Term Treasury ETF (TLO) met our $74.50 per share upside target today, first mentioned in our August 14th Keys To This Week report (access requires subscription), to capture a $1.92 per share, 3% advance in about 3 weeks. TLO outperformed the S&P 500 (SPX) by 2.6% during the same period. >>>

  • In addition to our top-down, macro analysis of the US financial landscape, back in August 2016 we began providing subscribers with specific trading ideas in individual stocks and ETFs including entry price, target price, stop loss level, and corresponding risk/reward parameters. Our first idea was initiated on August 8th 2016 in the iShares Timber & >>>

  • Northrop Grumman (NOC) met our $273.00.00 per share upside target today, which was first mentioned in our April 24th report entitled Northrop Grumman (NOC) Resuming Its 2016 Advance (access requires subscription), to capture a $23.87 per share, 10% advance in about 3 1/2 months. NOC outperformed the S&P 500 (SPX) by 5.7% during the same >>>

  • Our current trade ideas include: AMG INDA XLI XLV NOC VRSN MCO XHB This table is being provided for information purposes only. Past performance is not indicative of future results. No inferences or guarantees of profitability are being stated by Asbury Research LLC. The risk of loss trading in financial assets can be substantial. Therefore, >>>

  • The SPDR Aerospace & Defense ETF (XAR) met our $74.00 per share upside this morning, first mentioned in our May 30th Keys To This Week report (access requires subscription), to capture a $4.06 per share, 5.8% advance in a little less than 2 months. During the same period the S&P 500 rose by 2.7%, resulting >>>

  • Rockwell Collins (COL) essentially met our $112.00.00 per share upside target, which was first mentioned in our December 2nd 2016 report entitled Rockwell Collins (COL) Resuming Its 2011 Advance? (access requires subscription), by trading as high as $111.11 per share on July 14th before backing off of that level since then.  The stock declined into >>>

  • The SPDR KBW Insurance ETF (KIE) met our $90.00 per share upside today, which was first mentioned in our June 5th Keys To This Week report (access requires subscription), to capture a $3.33 per share, 4% advance in 6 weeks. During the same period the S&P 500 rose by 1.8%, resulting in 2.2% of relative >>>

  • The iShares Emerging Markets ETF (EEM) met our 43.00 upside target this morning, which was first mentioned in our research (access requires subscription) on January 27th 2017,  to capture a $5.53 per share, 15% advance in a little less than 6 months. Here is the updated weekly chart since 2015, which shows the initial July >>>

  • The Dow Jones Transportation Average (DJTA) met our 9700 upside target on Friday July 7th, which was first mentioned in our October 2016 Monthly Investment Compass (access requires subscription), to capture a 21% advance in a little less than 9 months. Here is the chart from our October 2016 report. Here is the updated version >>>

  • In addition to our top-down, macro analysis of the US financial landscape, we also provide subscribers with specific trading ideas in individual stocks and ETFs that include entry price, target price, stop loss level, and corresponding risk/reward parameters. The following table displays and breaks down our 40 most recent closed out trading ideas, through Q2 >>>

  • The iShares MSCI New Zealand Investable Market Fund (ENZL) traded as high as $47.00 per share this morning, meeting our upside target first mentioned in our May 26th Asbury Alert entitled Emerging Major Trend Change In New Zealand Index (ENZL), to capture a 7% gain in about 5 weeks.

    During the same period ENZL also outperformed the S&P 500 by 4.1%.

  • The graphic below is Page 8 of 9 from our June 22nd Investor Sentiment & Asset Flows Tracker (access requires subscription), which “follows the money” in US financial markets. Extremes in investor positioning typically lead reversals in financial asset prices, and this is a good example of that. Our monthly Investor Sentiment & Asset Flows >>>

  • The SPDR S&P Biotech ETF (XBI) traded as high as $80.89 per share on Monday June 26th, essentially meeting our $81.00 upside target first mentioned in our May 1st Keys To This Week report, to capture a 14% gain in a little less than 2 months. For perspective, during the same period the S&P 500 >>>

  • John Kosar, CMT will be visiting the Dallas / Fort Worth area this week to present his latest investment research to the local chapters of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Society and Market Technicians Association (MTA) . Topic:  “Is The Trump Trade In Trouble?” What:  Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Society Dallas/Fort Worth When: Wednesday, June >>>

  • Our current trade ideas include: COL ENZL MCO NOC PHM PLD SRE VRSN XHB XLI XLV   Through Friday June 24th: the average open trade profit on these 11 ideas is 4.8%, the average risk/reward ratio on these 11 ideas is 1:4.7 (risking $1.00 to make $4.70), and if all 11 ideas were stopped out >>>

  • The following is one of three charts and a brief excerpt from a report that was sent to Asbury Research Subscribers earlier today, entitled US Stocks At Minor Decision Point & Poised To Resume Post Election Advance. Investor Sentiment: A New Leg Higher? The blue line in the lower panel of Chart 2 below plots >>>

  • John Kosar, CMT will be presenting his latest investment research tomorrow morning to the Los Angeles Chapter of the The American Association of Individual Investors (AAII).   What: The American Association of Individual Investors (AAII), Los Angeles When: Saturday, June 17th 2017 Where: Skirball Cultural Center’s Magnin Auditorium, 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90049 >>>

  •   Our current trade ideas include: COL ENZL MCO NOC PHM PLD SRE VRSN XHB XLI XLV     Through Friday June 9th: the average downside risk per trade of the 11 ideas listed above (based on stop loss placement) is just 1.0%, the average open trade profit on these 11 ideas is 3.5%, and >>>

  • The Taiwan Weighted Index traded as high as 10,227 yesterday, June 5th, meeting our 10,200 upside target first mentioned in the October 10th 2016 Keys To This Week report (access requires subscription), to capture a 934 point, 10% advance in a little less than 8 months. Our primary interest in TWII is its tight and >>>

  • Our current trade ideas include: XLI ENZL SRE XLV NOC PLD VRSN MCO XHB COL Through Friday June 2nd: the average downside risk per trade of the 10 ideas listed above (based on stop loss placement) is just 0.1% (one-half of one percent), the average open trade profit on each of these ideas is 4.1%, >>>

  • The S&P 500 (SPX) met our 2430 upside target at the end of trading today, which was first mentioned in our April 25th pre-opening report entitled SPX, DJIA Target At Least An Additional 1%, 3% Advance (access requires subscription), to capture a 2.4% advance in 5 weeks.

    Click the linked title above to view the entire report and 2 accompanying charts.

  • Click the highlighted link above to view our most recent Keys To this Week report for the US Stock Market. We also produce weekly Keys To this Week reports for US Market Sectors & Industry Groups, US Interest Rates & Treasuries, and Commodity-related ETFs. Our new copy of this report will be available to Asbury Research subscribers tomorrow morning, Tuesday May 30th.

    The report includes the key market factors that are likely to influence US stock market direction during the upcoming week, and also our current list of stock and ETF ideas.

  • Editor’s Note: The following guest column is written by my friend Jim Oswald.  Jim is a very smart, self-made guy that understands the bond market as well, if not better, than anyone I know.  Although the information in Jim’s column is much more bond market-specific than the financial market analysis and directional forecasting that we >>>

  • NiSource, Inc. (NI) traded as high as $25.33 per share this morning to meet our $25.25 initial upside target, first mentioned in our April 24th Asbury Alert entitled Nisource, Inc. (NI) Resuming Its November Advance (access requires subscription), capturing a 4% gain in just about 1 month. During the same period, NI also outperformed the S&P >>>

  • The Hong Kong Hang Seng Index (HKHS) has traded as high as 25,386 today, meeting our 25,200 upside target first mentioned in the July 25th 2016 Keys To This Week report (access requires subscription), to capture a 3,207 point, 15% advance in a little less than 10 months. Our primary interest in HKHS was its >>>

  • Equity Lifestyle Properties (ELS) traded as high as $83.26 per share this morning  (May 15th), meeting our $83.00 target first mentioned in our April 17th Asbury Alert entitled Equity LifeStyle Properties, Inc. (ELS) Resuming Its November Uptrend (access requires subscription) to capture a $3.25 per share, 4.1% gain in slightly less than one month. During the >>>

  • Jim Puplava of the popular Financial Sense website welcomes back John Kosar CMT, Chief Investment Strategist at Asbury Research LLC. In his latest interview by Financial Sense, which took place on Friday May 12th, John discussed Asbury Research’s outlook for the US financial landscape, as well as specific areas of the economy including: the US >>>

  • Master Card (MA) traded as high as $119.71 per share yesterday (May 2nd), essentially meeting our $120.00 target first mentioned in our September 29th 2016 Monthly Investment Compass report.  Under these circumstances we suggest that investors consider taking profits on long positions which, considering MA’s current level of $117.85, would capture a $17.24 per share, >>>

  • John Kosar, CMT will be speaking tomorrow morning at the National Association of Active Investment Managers (NAAIM) 2017 Annual Conference What: National Association of Active Investment Managers (NAAIM) Annual Conference When: Tuesday, May 2nd 2017 Where: Hilton San Diego Resort and Spa, 1775 East Mission Bay Drive, San Diego, California 92109 Topic: Investing During The >>>

  • One of the many reports we produce for subscribers is called What We’re Watching Today (WWWT).  WWWT’s are typically short, 1-2 chart reports that are emailed to subscribers before the market opening.  Their purpose is to identify important, potentially market-moving changes in  market conditions as they occur. We have included below the entire WWWT from >>>

  • The following is Slide 15 of a 29 slide presentation that John Kosar, CMT, made on April 12th to the Pittsburgh Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Society.   The chart highlights contracting investor assets in two key US stock market ETFs: The ProShares QQQ which tracks the market leading NASDAQ 100 and the SPDR S&P 500 (SPY) >>>

  • John Kosar, CMT will be speaking next week at the Pittsburgh Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Society’s Monthly Luncheon   Date:  Wednesday, April 12th 2017 Time: 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM Topic:  A Quantitative, Technical, and Behavioral View of the Markets John Kosar, CMT, Asbury Research’s Chief Market Strategist, will discuss from a strategic standpoint what >>>

  • In addition to our top-down, macro analysis of the US financial landscape, we have recently added specific trading ideas in individual stocks and ETFs that include entry price, target price, stop loss level, and corresponding risk/reward parameters. The tables below display and analyze our 31 most recent closed out trading ideas which encompass Q4 2016 >>>