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Forbes

Posted on: April 3rd, 2019

Apr 1, 2019, 03:05pm 6 Ways To Avoid Stock Market Risk John Kosar Contributor I have been forecasting financial asset prices for 40 years. Getty Introduction One of my most important jobs, as Chief Market Strategist of Asbury Research and Asbury I...
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MarketWatch

Posted on: November 6th, 2018

This market feature has coincided with every stock-market bottom since 2016 — and it’s flashing now, analyst says Published: Nov 6, 2018 1:36 p.m. ET Getty Images By MarkDeCambre Has the stock market hit rock bottom after a rough October? Accordin...
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MarketWatch

Posted on: October 3rd, 2018

The stock market’s low trading volume could be a warning, analyst says By Ryan Vlastelica Markets Reporter Published: Oct 2, 2018 12:03 p.m. ET Getty Images The U.S. stock market hit a round of records last month, but by one measure investors didn...
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Forbes

Posted on: October 2nd, 2018

Oct 1, 2018, 04:17pm Get Ready For A Big, Fast Rise In Interest Rates John Kosar Contributor  Markets I have 37 years of experience forecasting global financial markets. Introduction Changes in interest rates can have positive and negative effects...
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MarketWatch

Posted on: September 24th, 2018

Analyst warns of ‘Jenga top’ for ‘top-heavy’ stock market By Ryan Vlastelica Markets Reporter Courtesy Everett Collection The U.S. stock market isn’t far from records, but recent trading activity could have set the S&P 500 up for a steep decli...
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CNN Money

Posted on: August 1st, 2018

Why gold is plunging despite market volatility Gold is supposed to be a haven, a place for investors to turn during tumultuous times. But in the middle of a trade war, gold has fallen into a correction, down more than 10% from its high for the yea...
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Gold: Brace For A Bad 2nd Half

Posted on: July 20th, 2018

John Kosar Contributor Jul 20, 2018, 10:53am #MarketMoves Photographer: Stefan Wermuth/Bloomberg Introduction Many investors like to keep some gold in their investment portfolio — “just in case”.  This may be especially true now,...
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Forbes

Posted on: April 2nd, 2018

US Stock Market: 5 Keys To April Direction April 1st, 2018 John Kosar , Contributor I have 37 years of experience forecasting global financial markets. Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images Despite last week’s impressive rally going into a long...
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Forbes

Posted on: February 27th, 2018

Uptrend Resuming Or Deeper Correction Coming? Watch This Market Sector John Kosar , Contributor I have 38 years of experience forecasting global financial markets.  Shutterstock “Semiconductors lead technology, and tech leads the broad marke...
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Forbes

Posted on: December 18th, 2017

3 Keys To A Santa Claus Rally John Kosar , Contributor I have 37 years of experience forecasting global financial markets. BRYAN R. SMITH/AFP/Getty Images The benchmark S&P 500 (SPX) rose last week by 24.31 points or 0.9 percent to a new all-t...
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Barron’s

Posted on: December 11th, 2017

Markets Point to Lower Interest Rates By Michael Kahn Monday, December 11th 2017 With abundant good economic news and the Federal Reserve on track for another short-term interest rate hike this month, it makes sense that inflationary forces might ...
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Forbes

Posted on: October 25th, 2017

A Simple 3-Step Method To Protect Your Portfolio In Q4   John Kosar , Contributor I have 37 years of experience forecasting global financial markets. Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. Shutterstock The U.S. Stock market has b...
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Forbes

Posted on: October 9th, 2017

This Sector Poised To Outperform In The 4th Quarter John Kosar , Contributor I have 37 years of experience forecasting global financial markets. Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. (Photo credit should read BRYAN R. SMITH/AFP/...
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Forbes

Posted on: September 23rd, 2017

A Sneak Peek At Next Week: Watch ‘Fast Horse’ Semiconductors   John Kosar , Contributor I have 37 years of experience forecasting global financial markets. Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. (Photo by Vince Caligi...
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Forbes

Posted on: September 8th, 2017

Buckle up. The current combination of geopolitics and seasonality that includes two hurricanes, the ongoing nuclear threat from North Korea, Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into the Trump Campaign's involvement with Russia, and the...
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Forbes

Posted on: August 20th, 2017

Top-Heavy Dow, Apprehensive Bond Investors Warn Of A Deeper Market Decline by John Kosar, CMT John Kosar , Contributor I have 37 years of experience forecasting global financial markets. Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. (Ph...
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MarketWatch.com

Posted on: August 15th, 2017

Stocks stall after two-day rally; S&P seen at ‘inflection point’ Home Depot falls after results, weighing on Dow ReutersNorth Korean leader Kim Jong Un By Sara Sjolin and Ryan Vlastelica U.S. stocks were flat on Tuesday as investors found few ...
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CEO Money

Posted on: August 12th, 2017

Click the graphic below to listen to Chief Market Analyst John Kosar’s Friday August 11th radio interview with CEO Money’s Michael Yorba in Dallas, Texas. More detailed charts and analysis of the topics discussed by John Kosar in this ...
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Proactive Advisor Magazine

Posted on: August 10th, 2017

Active investment management’s weekly magazine for fee-based advisors Using asset flows to help find and manage investment opportunities by John Kosar, CMT | Aug 9, 2017 | UpClose Analysis of asset flows can help determine where and when to make a...
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Forbes

Posted on: August 6th, 2017

The benchmark S&P 500 (SPX) finished Friday’s session almost precisely where it was back on July 20th despite a solid monthly gain for wages and solid payroll growth according to the July employment report. Consumer spending has been drifting lo...
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Forbes

Posted on: July 24th, 2017

Stocks Remain In Strong Uptrend As Tech Maintains Market Leadership by John Kosar, CMT The benchmark S&P 500 rose to fresh all-time highs last week, gaining 13.30 points or 0.54% amid overall positive market internals.  However, investor asset...
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MarketWatch.com

Posted on: April 26th, 2017

S&P 500 ‘looks destined’ to notch a fresh all-time closing high, say chart watchers by Victor Reklaitus Chart watchers are talking about what’s next for the S&P 500, as they reflect on the strong week so far for the U.S. stock ...
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Proactive Advisor Magazine

Posted on: February 14th, 2017

Click the linked title above to view excerpts from some recent Asbury Research reports that appeared in the February 8th issue of Proactive Advisors Magazine.
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MarketWatch.com

Posted on: February 7th, 2017

For investors watching the VIX, market technician John Kosar at Asbury Research tells MarketWatch that he’s looking for a sustained level of the gauge above 12.20 as a sign that fear is genuinely creeping higher. That is far from the traditional v...
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The Wall Street Journal

Posted on: January 26th, 2017

Dow Industrials Still Can Tell the Tale of the Tape By Chris Dieterich Jan 25, 2017 9:56 am ET PHOTO: LIBRARY OF CONGRESS The truth is that the blue chips matter little for professional money managers these days. But 120 years after its creation, ...
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The Wall Street Journal

Posted on: December 31st, 2016

The Highs and Lows of 2016 Through a Technician’s Eye By Ben Eisen and Tom Destefano The nearly 10% rise in the S&P 500 in 2016 belies some wild swings throughout the year. The benchmark index fell more than 10% in the first month-and-a-half b...
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The Wall Street Journal

Posted on: December 8th, 2016

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MarketWatch.com

Posted on: November 29th, 2016

Oil and energy ETFs sink ahead of pivotal OPEC summit by Ryan Vlastelica Investors had held out hope that production cuts will be announced at the meeting of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, moves that could help stabilize oi...
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MarketWatch.com

Posted on: November 15th, 2016

Trump carnage in bonds spells trouble for stocks By Mark DeCambre Stocks have stormed to record levels on the back of hope that President-elect Donald Trump can make not just America great again, but the stock market as well. But a jarring selloff...
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Barron’s

Posted on: October 20th, 2016

Focus on Funds Where Will The Market Go From Here? Look To ETF Flows By Teresa Rivas The stock market hasn’t made much headway since mid-summer, but will there be more pain ahead, or gains? Asbury Research thinks ETFs have the answer. John Kosar w...
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Proactive Advisor Magazine

Posted on: October 13th, 2016

Investor sentiment metrics provide valuable insights on what the "investment crowd" is thinking, often helping to identify important market tops and bottoms.

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MarketWatch.com

Posted on: September 13th, 2016

The stock market’s calm is over as Wall Street’s ‘fear gauge’ revs up by Mark DeCambre So much for the those calm markets. Wall Street’s “fear gauge” is rearing higher as U.S. equities logged a second sharp selloff in the past three sessions as ha...
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MarketWatch.com

Posted on: September 9th, 2016

Wall Street’s fear gauge jumped the most since Brexit By Anora Mahmudova Implied volatility on Wall Street, as measured by the CBOE Volatility index VIX, +34.13% soared 33% on Friday to 16.56, the steepest increase since June 24, the day Britain v...
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MarketWatch.com

Posted on: July 21st, 2016

4 Charts Show Dow, S&P 500 Overheating—and Wall Street Is Freaking Out by Mark DeCambre As the Dow Industrials shift into hyperdrive, a sense of agita is rising rapidly on Wall Street. A number of analysts and strategists over the past few day...
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The Leavenworth Times

Posted on: May 7th, 2016

Companies jumping over a low bar Opinion – Larry Martin – The Leavenworth Times – Leavenworth, KS The historical performance of the markets might also provide a bit of insight. An article posted on CNBC on April 21 stated, “Since...
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The Wall Street Journal

Posted on: May 5th, 2016

Pullback Among Chip Makers Is Latest Reason to Doubt the Rally MoneyBeat by Saumya Vaishampayan Are semiconductor makers warning that the broader market’s recent pullback has more room to run? The PHLX Semiconductor index, a 30-stock gauge that in...
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The Wall Street Journal

Posted on: March 8th, 2016

Stock Rally Runs Into Reality and Resistance MoneyBeat by Paul Vigna The entire range from 1994 to 2023 on the S&P 500 is a minefield of resistance points for the bulls, in fact, according to John Kosar at Asbury Research. “This is where the m...
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The Wall Street Journal

Posted on: March 3rd, 2016

Chart Watchers Say Stocks Rally on Borrowed Time MoneyBeat by Ben Eisen and Corrie Driebusch To be sure, technical analysis isn’t a perfect science, and some say it’s gotten harder to trust as U.S. stocks become more susceptible to big swings by m...
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The Wall Street Journal

Posted on: February 24th, 2016

U.S. Stock Rally Stalls at 50-Day Moving Average MoneyBeat by Paul Vigna Since Feb. 11, the market did break through several resistance points rather easily, mainly on the back of 1% gains in four of the past six sessions. It was a good run, but i...