Posts From Mark Arbeter

Mark Arbeter
Mark is currently the President of Arbeter Investments LLC and runs a newsletter entitled "On The Mark" focusing on technical analysis of the U.S. markets. Mark recently ended a 26 year career with Standard & Poor’s Equity Research as their Chief Technical Strategist. He made several important market calls, focusing on the intermediate to long-term. Mark is a traditional chartist with a broad understanding of technical analysis, including chart reading, momentum analysis, intermarket analysis, sector analysis, sentiment, and Elliott Wave. He is a Chartered Market Technician, holding a degree in Finance and Economics from Temple University and an MBA from Rider University. You can follow Mark on Twitter and StockTwits: @MarkArbeter.
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Triangle Pattern Tells Investors To Remain Cautious On Stocks

The good news is that price volatility on the S&P 500 has calmed down somewhat and that the index remains above the recent lows. The bad news is that prices remain under a mountain of overhead supply having run out of gas close to the underside of the top. The current boundaries…

An Oil Gusher: How Crude Oil May Have Drilled Out A Bottom

With Crude Oil (WTI) Drilling Lower Almost Everyday, The Market Finally Hit Oil And A Geiser Erupted… I have been looking for a potential bottom in crude oil for a couple weeks now, and it appears we finally have a meaningful low. Prices erupted Thursday and Friday to finish the…

S&P 500 Market Update: 8 Reasons A Bottom May Be Near

The S&P 500 fell right to the next key support area of 1,970 on Friday, as fear and panic quickly spread to the throughout the broader market. The faster we go down, the quicker we bottom, although it certainly doesn’t feel great. There are two scenarios (for the S&P 500)…

Gold Relief Rally Underway; Crude Oil May Be Next

Gold Prices Still Looking Higher The SPDR Gold Trust ETF (GLD) broke out of a small price consolidation this week and looks to have a clear shot of rallying back up to its breakdown area of 110. Because GLD fell so sharply following its breakdown below 110, there is virtually…

The Stock Market: Where’s The Leadership?

One by one, the large- to mega-cap leaders of this bull market have been taken behind the woodshed and shot. Names like Biogen Inc. (BIIB), Apple (AAPL) and Disney (DIS) are a few that come to mind. Former leaders like Baidu, Inc. (BIDU) and Green Mountain Coffee (GMCR) peaked in…

Gold Oversold: Will Mini-Capitulation Lead To A Rally?

The SPDR Gold Trust Shares ETF (GLD) has stabilized over the past week. This might not sound like much, but could be very important as prior to this calmness, GLD was in a mini-free fall. Whether this is just a pause in the downtrend or a market that is ready to put…

S&P 500 Technical Outlook: A Look Ahead For Stocks

Like clockwork, the S&P 500 ran out of gas at the top of the price range that goes all the way back to February. As a technician, I have been trained to make a call on the market, generally up or down. Maybe the toughest call of all is sideways….