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 Profit from the Death of a Chicken Empire

Greg Guenthner

American's tastes are evolving. McDonalds is out. Shake Shack and Chipotle are in. Consumers are willing to pay a premium price for better food. And investors are willing to pay a premium for better fast food's stock. It's that simple.


Stalking a “Sneaky Breakout” — Here’s What to Do Now

Greg Guenthner

It's easy to lose your discipline when you've been waiting around all day with a rod in your hand and you finally get a slight tug on the line. Is it "the big one"...or a minnow? Many traders feel they're onto something big. And their aggressiveness can get them into trouble.


How to Profit from the Rise of the “Beer Snob”

Greg Guenthner

While smaller microbrews might not be the best investment right now, I think the trend of better beer isn't going anywhere. And the bigger breweries are realizing they need to figure out how to compete in a market where tastes are clearly evolving.


A Killer Trade: Make the Grim Reaper Pay

Greg Guenthner

…the grim reaper doesn't exactly make for a sexy sales pitch. Think about it. Why would a trader want to buy death care stocks when he could just as easily play the latest social media IPO? Nobody wants to talk about death. I can see you practically squirming in your chair right now just reading this.


How to Profit from a Bull Market in Bad Pizza

Greg Guenthner

I told you last week that while retail sales came in flat overall there was one major bright spot. Spending at restaurants was higher. Folks are eating out in record numbers. And these cheap pizza joints are a great way to play the trend.


Grab 20% In Two Months Or Less, As Dr. Copper Gets Well Again

Greg Guenthner

At this rate, we could see our favorite copper play jump by as much as 20% in just the next few weeks, says Greg. Best of all, most investors haven’t spotted this trade opportunity, and won’t until it’s too late to make the real gains. But if you buy in today, you could be smiling very soon...


The Secret to Beating 99% of Investors

Greg Guenthner

If you look at the past six years you can't name a single moment when a reasonable person couldn't rattle off a list of reasons to sell out. And plenty of bears did rattle off a list. Truth is, there's always a "good" reason to sell. Doesn't make it right though. For the past six years all of those reasons have been wrong. Dead wrong.