Episode 14: JC O’hara, Chief Market Technician at FBN Securities

JC O’hara is the perfect compliment to all of the amazing guests that we’ve already on the podcast. Because his clients are primarily hedge funds and other buy side institutions, JC brings a unique perspective on market behavior, sentiment and investor psychology. As the Chief Market Technician at FBN Securities, JC gets to speak to some of the smartest investors in the market and we’re lucky to have him sharing his insights and experiences with us in this episode. This week we talk about the current market environment for stocks using breadth indicators, Put/Call Ratios, Investor polls and valuation metrics. I really enjoyed this conversation with someone whose work I have a ton of respect for. I hope you get as much value from this as I did.

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Episode 13: James Bianco, President and Macro Strategist at Bianco Research

James Bianco is someone who has definitely influenced my work throughout my career. If you’ve ever watched one of my presentations, you know I could rip through 150 charts in an hour without a problem. I’m pretty sure I got in this habit watching James Bianco. Also, his multiple timeframe approach to Interest Rates and Intermarket Analysis is something I have a lot of respect for. In this conversation we discuss Bitcoin, of course, Rates, Sentiment, old market indicators that are no longer useful and what the spread between Copper and Gold could be signaling for the market moving forward. This was a real treat for me to have someone I’ve looked up to for a long time and pick his brain about his process. I hope you enjoy this as much as I did!

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Episode 12: Charlie Bilello, Director of Research at Pension Partners, LLC

This week on the podcast we have Charlie Bilello, Chartered Market Technician and Director of Research at Pension Partners, LLC. Charlie is someone many of us consider to be a deep thinker. The former Charles Dow Award winner is well known for busting stock market myths made popular by members of the media and other types of people who do not even participate in markets. In this episode we discuss why news consumption tends to do more harm than good, what some of the alternatives are and why it is a good idea to follow market behavior, instead of people’s opinions. We get into the current market environment and discuss the current sentiment and price action in Gold, Bitcoin and US Equities. Charlie is one of the ones I knew I wanted to have on this podcast early on, so I’m thrilled that he was able to join us for a full hour. This is a must listen to conversation from someone who I have a ton of respect for!

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Episode 11: Chris Kimble, Technical Analyst & Founder of Kimble Charting Solutions

Chris Kimble is one of those Technical Analysts that I started following a long time ago. He incorporates an intermarket approach and consistently uses multiple timeframes. Those are things that definitely get my attention. In this podcast, Chris shares with us some of his experiences with his mentor Sir John Templeton. While we talk about a lot of the lessons that we’ve learned over the years, this conversation dives into the short-term and longer-term outlook for Gold, the US Dollar, Crude Oil and Interest Rates. Sentiment is something that Chris and I both focus on so I think this conversation is well rounded in terms of having both an educational focus and actionable ideas for the current market environment.

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Episode 10: Gail Dudack, Technician & Founding Partner of Dudack Research Group

Gail Dudack brings a unique perspective to markets, particularly compared to other guests we’ve had on Technical Analysis Radio. Gail’s career goes back to the 1970s. She has served the Chief US Investment Strategist at UBS and Pershing prior to that. She was a rotating panelist on ‘Wall Street Week With Louis Rukeyser’ for over 20 years. As a past President of the CMT Association, I think her experience and approach to markets is one we can all learn from. In this episode Gail talks about how she incorporates the news cycle into her sentiment work along with other more quantitative inputs. Early in her career she would focus on the Odd Lotters and Short Interest so it is interesting to hear how that has been forced to change over the years as markets have evolved. In terms of the current market environment, Gail talks about the lack of extreme sentiment readings in Stocks, the prospects of us being earlier in the cycle rather than late, and where Interest Rates, Bonds and Gold fit into those major themes. Sector rotation, momentum and relative strength are also discussed during this podcast episode. This is definitely a can’t miss conversation with a Wall Street legend!

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Episode 9: Phil Pearlman, Stock Market Psychologist

Dr. Phil Pearlman is a stock market psychologist who I have turned to for help and guidance throughout a large portion of my career. In this episode we dive deep into cognitive behavior and discuss some solutions to flaws in the behavior of investors. Phil discusses exposure therapy for traders in a similar way that PTSD patients are treated. Technical Analysis is the study of the behavior of the market and market participants. The more we learn about ourselves and the way we are trained to think emotionally, the more aware we will be as we enter and exit the public marketplace. I asked Phil to give us his take on Bitcoin, Stock Market Volatility and Precious Metals. This conversation is one I recommend going back to on regular basis to remind ourselves to be more in tune with what we’re thinking and why we’re thinking it.

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