Greg Guenthner

Greg Guenthner

Greg Guenthner, CMT, is the managing editor of The Rude Awakening. Greg is a member of the Market Technicians Association and holds the Chartered Market Technician designation.

Greg Guenthner's Recent Articles

How to Poke the Russian Bear in 3 Easy Steps

Greg Guenthner

Interested in buying the dip in Russian stocks this morning? Before you do, let’s try to knock some sense into that skull of yours. Late last week, I reminded you why we bid farewell to the big Russian bear back over the summer. At the time, Russia was one of the cheapest markets in the world. But cheap can always get even cheaper—and Russia is certainly no exception. With comic book supervillain Vlad Putin manning the controls from his secret Siberian lair, the Market Vectors Russia ETF (NYSE:RSX) has dropped a cold 20% since registering its late June highs. Does it have a shot at rebounding? Greg Guenthner explains…


A “Silent Buy” Signal in One Unloved Market Sector

Greg Guenthner

Between declining markets, Ebola threats and continuing conflict in the Middle East, there's certainly enough bad news to go around, these days. But if you look closely, you may see a glimmer of hope in one unloved section of the market. And that could present a buying opportunity... if you have the guts. Greg Guenthner explains...


How to Navigate the Worst Selloff of All Time

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The crude oil market is getting decimated. Oil prices are dropping so fast, no one seems to be able to keep up. But will it last? Or is this just another quick dip before a long pronounced bounce? Greg Guenthner explains, and relays some unique insight from a resource investment expert. Read on...


How to Survive a Train-Wreck Market

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Markets have been going up so long, investors seem to have forgotten what it's like when they go down. Well, for the last three days at least, the market is refreshing their memories. And it ain't pretty. Today Greg Guenthner gives a bit of advice on what to expect in the near future. Read on...


What to Do When Even “Safe Stocks” Become Unsafe

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October continues to weigh heavily on the markets, with even the "safe stocks" experiencing some carnage on Friday. Today, Greg Guenthner offers a bit of advice on how to play the current trend, and why, if you're a long-term investor, you shouldn't be phased by the current selloff. Read on...


How to Spot a Price Floor in a Downward Market

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In many ways, October 2014 has been a rough month for many investors. Stocks of all kinds are showing signs of trouble. And, as Greg Guenthner points out, that's especially true for one specific area of the market. Today, he details why this sector is experiencing a downturn and how to navigate your way around it. Read on...


Now is the Time to Flip Your Dollars for Gold

Greg Guenthner

For the last four months, the US dollar has enjoyed a pretty epic run - shooting up 8% over that time frame. Conversely, gold has been trending lower this year. But with the start of October showing a sharp downturn for the dollar, will gold pick up the slack on the other end? Greg Guenthner investigates...


Why One Long-Time Losing Trade is Making a Comeback

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For most of 2014, short selling has been one of the absolute worst investment strategies you could have. As soon as stocks would selloff, they seemed to quickly turn back around and erase their losses. But in the last week or so, things have changed quite a bit. And, as Greg Guenthner explains, you need to know how to play this trend. Read on...


What a $1.5 Billion Bankruptcy Could Mean for Your Portfolio

Greg Guenthner

What happens when a major tech company - with a large and long-standing contract with Apple - files for bankruptcy? You know... Besides the obvious scramble from such a fast an unexpected bankruptcy... Well, you're about to find out. And as Greg Guenthner explains, it could have an impact on your portfolio. Read on...


How Investor Fears Will Move the Market in October

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Well, October is officially here, and traders are as fearful as ever. Just look at the trading from last week... The market was falling apart at the seems. But is this just a temporary setback or is it the beginning of a longer trend that could play out through the end of the year? Greg Guenthner explores...