Sam Collins
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InvestorPlace Chief Technical Analyst

Sam Collins is's Chief Technical Analyst. He has more than four decades of experience in Wall Street firms.

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Recent Articles

Media Stocks Lead an Overdue Sell-off

Aug. 7, 2015, 2:36 am EDT – A return to more reasonable valuations is expected, but it may be too soon to sell. More 

Trade of the Day: SWKS Stock Has Much Further to Fall

Aug. 7, 2015, 1:09 am EDT – Skyworks Solutions Inc confirmed a breakdown from a head-and-shoulders formation. More 

What Would it Take to Confirm a New Bear Market?

Aug. 6, 2015, 2:12 am EDT – According to Dow Theory, a lower low by both the industrials and transports is needed. More 

Trade of the Day: Breakout Could Pop Speculative VRTX Stock 10%

Aug. 6, 2015, 1:59 am EDT – Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated sliced through the top of a five-month trading rectangle. More 

Leverage Moves in These 2 Sectors

Aug. 5, 2015, 2:40 am EDT – In the current environment, we need to cherry-pick the ones that offer the best trading opportunities. More 

Trade of the Day: KMI Stock Could Post a Total Return of 40%

Aug. 5, 2015, 1:16 am EDT – Investors have a chance to pick up shares of Kinder Morgan Inc near their four-year low. More 

Utilities Too Undervalued to Ignore?

Aug. 4, 2015, 3:15 am EDT – The Dow Jones Utility Average is developing a bullish "V" after months of sloppy trading. More 

Trade of the Day: Start Building a Position in MLM Stock

Aug. 4, 2015, 2:42 am EDT – Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. (MLM) — This company is the second largest producer of construction aggregates in the United States. It receives about half of aggregates revenue from public works and infrastructure, a more stable source of revenue than commercial construction. Capital IQ notes federal highway spending is expected to remain steady, but growth should... More 

August May Not Sizzle, but Investors Should Hold

Aug. 3, 2015, 2:38 am EDT – The S&P 500 17-month moving average chart is still in a strong bull market. More 

Trade of the Day: AMGN Stock Could Jump 20%-Plus in 3 Months

Aug. 3, 2015, 1:10 am EDT – A post-earnings breakout in Amgen, Inc. was assisted by very high buy-side volume. More