Technical Strategy - Mark L. Newton, CMT

Technical analysis tracks price movement, volume, seasonality, sentiment, and trading flows to identify and project price trends, targets, and exhaustion. Used to seek out attractive risk/reward opportunities and highlight up/down trends in equities, treasuries, currencies, commodities and cryptocurrencies, technical analysis is fundamentals-agnostic and uses the following methodologies.

About the Strategist

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Mark L. Newton, CMT – Head of Technical Strategy

As former managing member/owner of Newton Advisors LLC, Mark has more than 25 years of buy-side and sell-side experience in finance. Before Fundstrat, he worked with Diamondback Capital Management, and with Morgan Stanley in New York City as their technical strategist. Mark has traded equity options as a market maker/floor trader on the CBOE, and worked in risk management. He is a member of the Market Technicians Association, and former member of the CBOE, CBOT, and PHLX. Mark makes regular appearances on CNBC, FOX Business, and Bloomberg. Mark graduated with a BS in Finance from Virginia Tech in 1991, and obtained his Chartered Market Technician designation in 2002.

Our Approach

Trend Identification

On a daily, weekly, and monthly basis

Structural Analysis

Looking at former highs and lows as potentially important for resistance and/or support in trading over multiple time frames

Trendline Utilization

Drawing trendlines extending from the lowest lows to the low preceding the highest highs

Fibonacci Analysis

Using the concept of Fibonacci for retracements in both time and price terms for identifying possible areas of exhaustion

Momentum Analysis

Seeking stocks exhibiting positive momentum for long investments over multiple time frames

Volume Analysis

Noting heavy volume, or lack thereof, in conjunction with price gains to track the duration of a trend

Breadth

Studying the underlying health of a market, especially for broader indices

Ratio charts

Comparing a stock to its industry and/or to an underlying index, such as SPX

Relative Strength

Seeking out stocks exhibiting stellar strength and trading at/within striking distance of 52-week highs (for long stock selection)

Counter-Trend Analysis

Using Tom DeMark's indicators, such as TD Sequential and TD Combo, to identify strong trends possibly on the verge of reversing course: downside to upside or vice-versa

Cycles

Using cycle composites to understand the most commonly seen cycles dictating patterns of low-to-low or high-to-high to help identify highs and lows price-wise

Elliott Wave Theory

Elliott Wave projections can help forecast price targets, using previous highs/lows to identify whether a rally is new and impulsive or represents a counter-trend move

Astro-Analysis

Using cycles of the sun, moon, and the planets to pinpoint highs, lows, and trends for stocks and indices, both from a transiting to transiting standpoint, or transits to natal charts for analysis

Seasonality Studies

Seasonality studies to identify times of above-average strength and/or weakness based on historical trends

Sentiment Analysis

Using equity put/call ratios for indices or stocks and/or commonly used sentiment polls to track investor sentiment.

Research and Coverage

Reports

Daily Technical Strategy

Every day, we deliver precise strategies derived from technical analysis, guiding you on potential market moves and insights to position accordingly.

⚡️FlashInsights

In these rapid updates, our expert analysts provide insights on immediate market changes and technical patterns, ensuring you are always one step ahead in the fast-paced world of trading.

Mark L. Newton, CMT
Mark L. Newton, CMT
Head of Technical Strategy

Many investors still grappling with what to do with beaten down stocks that have attempted to stabilize, but just aren't moving too quickly. $PYPL fits this bill, and as clients are aware, it's no longer on Tom's GrannyShot list. Technically it's still...

Feb 9
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Mark L. Newton, CMT
Mark L. Newton, CMT
Head of Technical Strategy

An excellent day of further follow-through by US Equities and particularly by Small-caps which have played catchup quite a bit this week with multiple days of outperformance. Note.. while SPX might seem stretched to some, the EQUAL_WEIGHTED SPX ($RSP) is just exceeding...

Feb 9
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Weekly Roadmap

End your week with our "Weekly Roadmap", a summary that encapsulates our expert views and closing remarks for the week. This digest is crafted to bring all market happenings and our insights into one coherent context, ensuring you're well-informed and ready for the week ahead.

Markets Troubled by Inflation Data, End Weekly Win Streak

The primary macroeconomic event impacting markets this week was the release of the latest Consumer Price Index (CPI) reading. As we began the week, Fundstrat Head of Research Tom Lee told us that, anecdotally, based on his conversations...

February 16, 2024
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Media

Daily Technicals Video

Our webinars bring you face-to-face with our experts as they share the latest market trends and technical analysis, offering an opportunity to clarify your queries in real-time.

Annual Outlook

At the start of each year, our annual outlook provides a comprehensive analysis of existing and potential U.S. policies, forecasting their impact on financial markets and offering actionable strategies for the year ahead.

Thu, Dec 14 11:00 AM ET

Mark Newton's 2024 Technical Strategy Outlook

– 2024 Technical Strategy Outlook – Key Sectors to Overweight & Potential Risks – EPS Outlook & S&P 500 Year-End Price Target

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Mark L. Newton, CMT

Head of Technical Strategy

Archives

Appearances Media Archives

Our researchers frequently appear across various media outlets, sharing their technical analysis and market insights. Our extensive archive ensures you have access to these valuable resources at your fingertips.

Video: Nasdaq to have the best first half ‘ever’: Mark Newton

7 months ago

CNBC Media Archives

We understand the importance of media in shaping market perceptions. Our archive of CNBC appearances provides a rich resource of insights shared by our researchers on this prestigious platform.

Sample Reports

Latest Publications

Equal-weighted SPX looks to be on the verge of turning up vs. SPX

Another stellar week for stocks which showed increasing evidence of a broader-based rally being closer to getting underway.  As many know from the past month, the SPX and QQQ rally to new highs has been driven by just...

February 9, 2024
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Mark L. Newton, CMT
Head of Technical Strategy

Recent sub-par breadth won’t matter if Healthcare, Financials keep rising

Divergence between the top performing stocks within Technology and the broader market could eventually lead Stock indices to consolidate.  Yet, currently, we’re seeing the opposite, as groups like Industrials and Healthcare have both pushed back to new all-time...

February 8, 2024
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Mark L. Newton, CMT
Head of Technical Strategy

MSCI World index has moved back to new all-time highs

Divergence between the top performing stocks within Technology and the broader market could eventually lead Stock indices to consolidate.  Yet, currently, we’re seeing the opposite, as groups like Industrials and Healthcare have both pushed back to new all-time...

February 7, 2024
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Mark L. Newton, CMT
Head of Technical Strategy

Europe and China both look to be close to temporary outperformance vs. US

Divergence between the top performing stocks within Technology and the broader market continues to be one of the most discussed topics of 2024.   Performance disparity has reached extreme levels.  Yet, this doesn’t necessarily imply a large selloff is...

February 6, 2024
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Mark L. Newton, CMT
Head of Technical Strategy

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