Greg Guenthner

Greg Guenthner

Greg Guenthner, CMT, is the editor of the Daily Reckoning’s Rude Awakening. Greg is a member of the Market Technicians Association and holds the Chartered Market Technician designation.

Greg Guenthner's Recent Articles

Beware the Barrage of New Tech IPOs

Greg Guenthner

Lately, the market seems to be obsessed with new tech darlings with flashy names and exciting stories. But there are more sinister forces at work... Today Greg Guenthner explains why you should pay no attention to the man behind the curtain, and avoid being tempted by big name tech IPOs. Read on...


Coming Soon: The Return of Cheap Energy

Greg Guenthner

Filthy coal power is muscling its way back into the picture. And while stocks have suffered over the past several weeks, coal names are starting to show signs of life. Nuclear, hydro, and solar can hit the bricks. The future of energy is going low-tech... and dirty. Is a new age of cheap, dirty energy upon us? Greg Guenthner explains...


Huge Gains From Smart Money With No Sex Appeal

Greg Guenthner

Since the beginning of March, hedge funds have been steadily moving out of growth stocks. So it's not coincidence this sector has fallen in tandem. But the question is, where is the "smart money" headed now? Greg Guenthner examines the current, decidedly "unsexy" trend in the market. Read on...


How to Avoid an IPO Nightmare

Greg Guenthner

After remaining nearly empty for years, the initial public offerings calendar is coming back to life this year. Unfortunately for eager investors, most of these new stocks are succumbing to lower prices as spooked traders bail on the once-popular momentum stocks of 2013. Greg Guenthner explains...


14 Firms to Watch Based on Friday’s Jobs Report

Greg Guenthner

The economy added 192,000 jobs in March on top of the 197,000 jobs gained in February. So far, so good. Even better is the fact that non-farm private staffing hit 116.087 million - a surge past the previous peak seen in January 2008. The slow, steady economic recovery is finally coming together, Right? Greg Guenthner explains...


Attention: This is Not a Stock Market Correction

Greg Guenthner

The bull market has warped your brain. For the better part of the past year, stocks have offered nothing but backslaps and high-fives. Your favorite names streaked higher. That's why you're convinced we are now in the midst of a major market correction. But this isn't a correction. Not yet, at least. Greg Guenthner explains...


An Investment Plan for the Growth Stock Fallout

Greg Guenthner

The stock market is probably in the beginning stages of a significant pullback. Now, the midterm election year spring swoon is getting upgraded from a tropical depression to a category five growth stock massacre. How can you survive (and profit) in these turbulent times? Greg Guenthner explains...


Crude to the Rescue: How $100 Oil Helps the Market

Greg Guenthner

Crude crossed into triple digits again this week. This morning, a barrel of black gold trades for about $103. While fears of a market meltdown ripple across Wall Street, commodities continue to outperform. And that's good news for the markets. Greg Guenthner explains...


Get Your Hands on Some Dirty, Sexy Money

Greg Guenthner

Everything is falling into place for a huge payout in one of the market's "dirtiest" sectors. In fact, if you get in early enough, you could bank on one of the biggest turnarounds in a very long time. But what has one of the most hated sectors of the market all worked up, and how could you make a killing because of it? Greg Guenthner explains...


Bullish Indicators from a Forgotten Market Sector

Greg Guenthner

In 2001, a Goldman Sachs analyst coined the term "BRIC" to describe the world's best emerging economies - Brazil, Russia, India and China. They spent several years in the spotlight, but since the 2008 financial crisis, many emerging markets have been a complete disaster. Today Greg Guenthner examines whether they're ready for a comeback...