Michael Kahn

Analyst Articles

Anyone following the market via their broker’s recommendations would understandably not think very highly of energy stocks. Fortunately, we have charts to follow what the market, not the analysts, has to say. And right now, the charts of numerous oil refiners look to be on the verge of… Read More

The biotech sector scored a short-term breakout last week, and the bullishness spread to its larger, more established cousins, the big pharmaceutical stocks.  While most of these drugmakers have been strong of late, they have not broken out on their charts. However, one lagging stock in the group, GlaxoSmithKline (NYSE:… Read More

Sector work is a big part of the stock selection process. Right now, financial stocks from banks to specialty finance are lagging the major indices. However, property and casualty insurer and member of the blue-chip Dow 30, Travelers Companies (NYSE: TRV), has been bucking that trend… until now. Read More

With interest rates still in decline, the stodgy, old utilities sector is leading the pack.  Of course, with a more than 20% gain under its belt since early December, it’s unlikely the Dow Jones Utility Average can sustain its recent pace. After all, utilities are not likely to… Read More