Posted on: October 22nd, 2015

Market Insider with Patti Domm Bears sniffing around stocks on big earnings day A downdraft in stocks just before Wednesday’s close could bring out the bears Thursday morning, when three Dow components and dozens of other companies report ea...
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The Wall Street Journal

Posted on: October 21st, 2015

MoneyBeat: For U.S. Stocks, a Favorable Set-Up for a Tough Challenge By Paul Vigna The market is in a comfortable little space right here, after a rally that took it well and far away from the August lows, but there is a thicket of technical marke...
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The Wall Street Journal

Posted on: October 15th, 2015

Morning MoneyBeat: Wal-Mart’s Dim Outlook Could Have Broader Impact by Kristen Scholer Wal-Mart Stores Inc.’s historic plunge Wednesday has wider implications for more than its investors. That’s at least according to John Kosar, director of resear...

Posted on: October 14th, 2015

Why Wal-Mart’s record plunge is bad news for the broader market The shares of the largest retailer on the planet just tanked and that may be terrible news for stocks overall, according to research firm Asbury Research. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. WMT, -9...

Posted on: October 8th, 2015

Gold on the move, but long-term doubts remain by Giovanny Moreano Gold is up around 4 percent in six trading days, drawing some short-term traders into the metal. The long-term outlook however, remains very uncertain. “Although gold prices h...

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Posted on: September 22nd, 2015

At least one observer ascribed Friday’s selloff in U.S. equities to less complex market psychology: Asbury Research strategist John Kosar noted throughout the week that unusual flows into the S&P 500 ETF SPY had made the market top-heavy in the ne...

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Posted on: September 9th, 2015

Another death cross forms, and it’s a doozy by Evelyn Cheng Don’t get too excited about the recent recovery in stocks. The formation of so-called death crosses in major indices suggests the trend is still lower. The Shanghai Composite,...
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The Wall Street Journal

Posted on: September 2nd, 2015

Morning MoneyBeat: Are Stocks Getting Close to a Bottom? by Kristen Scholer Few expect the wave of selling and volatility that has overtaken the markets to retreat in the days or even weeks ahead. But those who look at market technicals to divine ...
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The Wall Street Journal

Posted on: September 1st, 2015

MoneyBeat: Stock Markets Rocked by Weak China Data — Live Analysis  Before U.S. markets opened Monday, John Kosar, director of research at Asbury Research, said “more near term weakness” is expected for U.S. stocks. But that they appear to be with...

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Posted on: August 24th, 2015

Black Monday No Surprise, Say Analysts by Andrew Barber “This is a very overdue corrective decline that was simply triggered by China,” says John Kosar, director of research at Schaumburg, Illinois–headquartered Asbury Research. “The music really ...

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Posted on: August 22nd, 2015

"Based on what I'm seeing, I see no reason to get in front of this," said John Kosar, chief strategist at Asbury Research. "I think at some point, within the next month or so, there will be a really good opportunity to buy, but it's not time, it's... Market Insider

Posted on: August 4th, 2015

Wall Street finds new sources of angst by Patti Domm “There’s no correlation between crude oil and the S&P 500 right now, although there has been at times in the past,” said John Kosar, chief strategist at Asbury Research. &#...


Posted on: July 24th, 2015

excerpt from Investing: Overbought: 7 stocks ready to drop by Giovanny Moreano The S&P index ran into resistance Monday, trading 2 points from its record high, before pulling back by midweek. In the near term, the S&P index hovers around a...

Posted on: July 14th, 2015

 Market Insider with Patti Domm Banks, retail sales, Iran may steal the thunder from Greece from the article: The Financial Select Sector SPDR ETF (ticker XLF) has had the biggest inflow of assets among nine industry SPDR ETFs in the past week, mo...

Posted on: June 30th, 2015

After severe losses, stocks at make-or-break point John Kosar, chief strategist at Asbury Research, said he’s watching the trading around the 200-day moving averages. “If it gets close to it, that brings out people that missed the last...

Posted on: June 21st, 2015

Market Insider: Nasdaq recovers tech-bubble high by Patti Domm The Nasdaq regained its tech-bubble high Thursday on the wings of a Fed-induced rally, but the market is likely to remain volatile even if other indexes also reach new heights. “...
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The Wall Street Journal

Posted on: June 16th, 2015

Morning MoneyBeat: Seasonals Hint Stocks Could Wobble This Week By Kristen Scholer If history is any indicator, this week could be a down one. The third week of June is, on average, the weakest of the second quarter, and it has a track record of e...

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Posted on: May 14th, 2015

Daily Agenda: Bond Markets Reflect Concern Over U.S. Economy   Portfolio Perspective: Technical Factors Suggest A Long Overdue Correction for U.S. Equities — John Kosar, Asbury Research Despite unmet upside targets 3 percent to 7 percent abov...

The Wall Street Journal

Posted on: May 13th, 2015

Stock Market Cool To Bond Market’s Heat By Paul Vigna The Federal Reserve is going to start raising interest rates. If not in June, then probably in September. If not in September…you get the point. No matter the exact timing, rates are goin...

Institutional Investor

Posted on: April 8th, 2015

Portfolio Perspective: Bullish Signals for the Dollar John Kosar, Asbury Research Near-term metrics remain positive for the U.S. dollar. There is a positive one-month rate of change in the U.S. dollar index and a bullish chart pattern in dollar ve...


Posted on: March 2nd, 2015

No April showers: Next 2 months strong for market John Kosar, director of research, Asbury Research March 2nd, 2015 In the past two columns for CNBC Pro, I discussed the bullish implications of the February breakout in technology stocks from month...


Posted on: February 25th, 2015

On Nov. 12, I appeared on the "Talking Numbers" segmentof CNBC's "Street Signs" to discuss Asbury Research's forecast and outlook for Cisco Systems, just about two hours before the tech bellwether reported its fiscal first quarter earnings. In th...


Posted on: February 20th, 2015

Since February 4th, heating oil prices have risen by 14% into the February 17th highs. Positively correlated crude oil prices have risen by 12% during the same period.

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Posted on: February 18th, 2015

Chart trader: Nasdaq breaks out, others to follow John Kosar, director of research, Asbury Research A onetime bull market leader did something significant last week and that should be good news for everything from chip stocks to transports. Last w...

Institutional Investor

Posted on: February 11th, 2015

Our own metric shows that the biggest inflow of ETF-related investor assets over the past one-week, one-month and three-month periods has been into energy. This pattern of positive inflows is key to fueling and maintaining a rise in the price of a...

Posted on: February 10th, 2015

During the past month, the best-performing stocks in the S&P 500 were energy/materials and consumer discretionary companies. One analyst who got this unlikely pairing correct for clients was John Kosar of Asbury Research.

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Posted on: February 5th, 2015

The energy sector suddenly woke up this week, giving bulls one more reason to start building positions.

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The Wall Street Journal

Posted on: February 5th, 2015

According to John Kosar, director of research at Asbury Research, technical indicators suggest stocks are within weeks of an intermediate-term bottom. He points to the S&P 500’s test of and aggressive rebound off its 200-day moving average this we...

Posted on: February 2nd, 2015

"Energy and materials are currently the two most underinvested sectors in the S&P 500, and this degree of 'underinvestedness' has previously led one to two quarter periods of relative sector outperformance," said John Kosar of Asbury Research

Posted on: January 6th, 2015

Here’s where pros say oil will bottom (Ouch!) Why do these levels still matter 15 years later? Well, using historical prices to gauge future supply and demand is what technical analysis is all about. And so the thinking goes that oil traders...


Posted on: December 16th, 2014

Energy shares rebound as bargain-hunters swoop in Some stocks in the energy sector are now quite inexpensive compared with the S&P 500 universe. ConocoPhillips, Chevron Corp and Exxon Mobil Corp all have forward price-to-earnings estimates bet...


CNBC Asia’s The Rundown

Posted on: November 24th, 2014

VIDEO: John Kosar appeared on CNBC Asia’s The Rundown on Monday, November 24th at 6:05 am Singapore time (5:05 pm ET Sunday evening here in the US) to discuss Asbury Research's forecast for global financial markets.

Institutional Investor

Posted on: November 19th, 2014

This week our table shifts to a more equally balanced, neutral distribution of key near-term U.S. stock market factors from a positive one for the previous two weeks.

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Posted on: November 12th, 2014

Earlier today, about two hours before the closing bell, John Kosar appeared on the Talking Numbers segment of CNBC's Street Signs to discuss Asbury Research's forecast and outlook for Cisco Systems (CSCO), which reported its fiscal first quarter e...


Posted on: November 10th, 2014

Wall Street inches up to new highs; transports jump (Reuters) – U.S. stocks rose slightly in late afternoon on Monday, lifting the Dow and S&P 500 to intraday highs after the indexes advanced for a third straight week, helped by transpor...