Technician Ralph Acampora: Public Absent, But New Secular Bull Market Has Started
Also Ryan Puplava with the Market Wrap-Up, Chris Puplava with the weekly Market Bill of Health and Rob Bernard with the Fixed Income Report
Renowned technician Ralph Acampora joins Jim this week. He sees low volume and a lack of participation by the public, indicating to him that the stage has been set for a new secular bull market. Also, Ryan Puplava wraps up this week in the markets, Chris Puplava drops by with this week’s Market Bill of Health, and Rob Bernard has the Fixed Income Report.
Ryan joined PFS Group in 1995. He is Senior Trading Manager and works closely with Jim Puplava on PFS Group's Growth investment objective. He also contributes a monthly Market Observation to Financial Sense and co-authors In the Know—a weekly communication for Jim Puplava's clients only—with other members of the trading staff.
Ralph is a pioneer in the development of market analytics and has a global reputation as a market historian and a technical analyst. He is the former Director of Technical Research at Kidder Peabody and Prudential Securities, a published author, popular lecturer and a leading international expert, consulted by prominent financial experts and journalists worldwide.
Chris joined PFS Group in 2005 and is currently pursuing the designation of Chartered Financial Analyst. His professional designations include FINRA Series 7 and Series 66 Uniform Combined State Law Exam. He manages PFS Group's Energy Managed Account and Aggressive Growth Managed Account, and co-manages its Precious Metals Managed Account. Chris also contributes articles and Market Observations to Financial Sense and co-authors In the Know—a weekly communication for Jim Puplava's clients only—with other members of the trading staff.
Rob joined PFS Group in 2011 as an independent broker. Rob holds a BS in Business Administration from San Diego State University, and his professional designations include FINRA Series 7, Series 31, Series 63 and Long Term Care and Variable Annuity Insurance Licenses. With over 30 years of experience in the investment management industry—including 11 years as a Senior Vice President at Morgan Stanley, as well as other asset management and administration experience at Prudential Securities, Wells Fargo Securities, and PaineWebber—Mr. Bernard's expertise includes: Income strategies, diversification strategies, specialized high-level corporate executive strategies, particularly with SEC Rule 144-related services, long-term care insurance and variable annuities.