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John Kosar

John Kosar, CMT, is chief market strategist and director of research at Asbury Research, which provides institutional research services. Mr. Kosar has more than 30 years of experience analyzing and forecasting global financial markets, having worked as a trader and analyst for several leading Wall Street firms. He is a past member of the board of directors of the Market Technician’s Association, is a featured speaker at many financial conferences, and is frequently quoted in the financial press.

Has market momentum finally shifted?

Editor’s note: Despite the rapid-fire action emanating from the Oval Office last week, markets seemed to take it all relatively in stride, with the Dow Jones reaching the long-anticipated 20,000 milestone, the SPX rising 1%, and the NASDAQ Composite...

A repeatable process: The only thing we can control

Consistent analysis and understanding differing market time frames are both critical in an uncertain global financial environment More than 30 years of studying financial asset prices and related data have convinced me of one thing: Your investment...

Correction protection

The key to winning the game is staying in the game January’s nasty correction has already put many asset managers behind the eight ball for 2016 in terms of performance, and the worst may not be over yet. This can be partially attributed to the years of...

U.S. dollar at key levels versus euro and yen

This week our focus shifts to a negative distribution of key factors for the U.S. currency versus both Europe and Japan. Euro/U.S. dollar (EURUSD) began the week at 1.0725 (secular dollar resistance), from which its larger bearish trend must resume if...

The value of ‘under the hood’ macro analysis

How comprehensive technical analysis can inform active management. About five months ago I was invited to speak at the National Association of Active Investment Managers (NAAIM) 2015 National Conference, “Uncommon Knowledge.” My firm, Asbury Research,...