Christian Tharp

Analyst Articles

Life Technologies Corporation is a global life sciences company. Life Technologies delivers a range of products and services, including systems, instruments, reagents, software, and custom services. Its portfolio of products include technologies for Polymerase Chain Reaction, sample preparation, cell culture, ribonucleic acid… Read More

Lazard Limited is a financial advisory and asset management company. The company serves a diverse set of clients around the world, including corporations, partnerships, institutions, and governments and high net worth individuals. The company… Read More

Riverbed Technology, Inc. has developed solutions to the fundamental problems associated with information technology (IT) performance across wide area networks (WANs). Riverbed’s family of performance products includes solutions for branch offices, mobile workers, private data centers, private clouds and cloud computing. Riverbed’s products include Steelhead products and Cascade product line. Read More

It is nearly impossible to talk about chart patterns on stocks without eventually discussing the... Read More

It is nearly impossible to talk about chart patterns on stocks without eventually discussing the very common Head and Shoulders (H&S) pattern. An H&S pattern is a reversal pattern that forms... Read More

Lam Research Corporation is a supplier of wafer fabrication equipment and services to the worldwide semiconductor industry. Lam Research designs, manufactures, markets, refurbish, and services semiconductor processing equipment used in the fabrication of integrated circuits. Lam’s etch and clean technologies enable customers… Read More

For today’s article I will be focusing on a stock that is approaching a 52-week high again. As a reminder, when it comes to a stock hitting a 52-week high, I prefer to look for ones hitting a “NEW” high. To me,… Read More

Magna International Inc. is a diversified global automotive supplier. It designs, develops and... Read More

Magna International Inc. is a diversified global automotive supplier. It designs, develops and manufactures technologically advanced automotive systems, assemblies, modules and components, and... Read More

Golar LNG Limited is the owner and operator of liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers and floating storage regasification units (FSRUs). As of mid-2010, Golar had a fleet of 13 vessels, 10 LNG carriers, three FSRUs and a 50% interest in a further LNG carrier. In June of ‘09, the company… Read More

When it comes to the stock market, it can often be challenging to know what trade to make and when to make it. However, there are those trading opportunities that are clearer and more obvious. Usually, the “keep it simple stupid” trades… Read More

Most of the price levels highlighted in Today’s Big Stock are of the horizontal variety. They’re easy to identify and easy to trade off of. However, from time to time I also like to discuss important levels that are somewhat of a “moving target” in the form of up or… Read More