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

Let the Alibaba IPO Show You Where the Market’s Headed

Greg Guenthner

For the last few days, the market has been buzzing with excitement over the Alibaba IPO. Well, the day is finally here. And while some investors line up with their lotto tickets, ready to snatch it up no matter what the price, Greg Guenthner suggests a slightly more restrained approach. Read on...


A Unique Way to Play the Health Craze

Greg Guenthner

With the rise of the organic food market, people are becoming more and more health conscious, and thus, more aware of what goes into cultivating their food. But there's one aspect of this market that's long overdue for a massive overhaul, and that could present a very lucrative investment opportunity. Greg Guenthner explains...


Here’s the Market’s Next Hot Sector…

Greg Guenthner

According to my friend and fellow technician Ryan Detrick, The Russell’s quarterly win streak of 8 is the index’s best performance of all time—even topping two monster runs in the 90s. So if small-caps are slipping, where can you find the next hot sector? The answer might surprise you…


3 Terrible Trades You Need to Know About Right Now

Greg Guenthner

Generally speaking, the Dow has been fairly boring as of late. A slight uptick here, a minor dip there... Nothing interesting, and certainly no sign of a major pullback. But, as Greg Guenthner explains, that's only half the story. To get a clearer picture, you need to look at the volatility in the small cap market. Read on...


One Commodity Worth Buying Right Now

Greg Guenthner

While most of the commodity sector is getting beaten down right now, there's one commodity that's been on an uptrend since early 2013. And you're in luck... It's on a two-week dip in price right now, that could turn around any minute. Today, Greg Guenthner explains why this could signal a solid buying opportunity. Read on...


How to Trade the Great Commodity Crash

Greg Guenthner

Commodities are being decimated right now. Everything from wheat to corn to silver is seeing a drop in price. Is nothing safe? Today, Greg Guenthner gives a quick rundown of these commodity markets and some advice on how to navigate them through the end of the year. Read on...


3 Terrible Stocks You Should Buy Immediately

Greg Guenthner

To be a successful investor, it's important to keep an open mind. Because sometimes it's the stocks you hate the most that are showing undeniable gains. And when that's the case, you should be prepared to push the "buy" button, no matter what. Greg Guenthner explains...


Force Your Portfolio to Eat Healthier Food Companies

Greg Guenthner

The push toward eating healthier foods is being seen all over, and it's clearly being felt in the market. From General Mills to Campbell's Soup more and more large companies are beginning to enter the health-food market. Today, Greg Guenthner offers a bit of advice on how to play this trend as it progresses. Read on...


What a Small-Cap Rally in August Means for the Rest of 2014

Greg Guenthner

Throughout 2014, large-cap stocks have displayed relatively steady growth. Sadly, the same cannot be said of their small-cap cousins. But that didn't stop the Russell 2000 from outpacing the S&P 500 in August. Today, Greg Guenthner examines whether or not this rally in small caps is sustainable through the end of the year. Read on...


One Hated Sector Set for Huge Gains in 2014

Greg Guenthner

Worried you won't find a way to squeeze more gains out of the stock market this year? Look no further than emerging markets. While investors and the financial media continue to wring their hands over a potential correction in U.S. markets this fall, a basket of key emerging market stocks are quietly sneaking higher. Read on...