Chris Johnson
Chris Johnson (RSS)
CEO, Johnson Research Group

Before starting Johnson Research Group LLC (JRG), Chris Johnson worked in the financial services industry as a broker for 11 years and eight years as Director of Quantitative Analysis and Market Strategist with a well-known newsletter publisher.

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Recent Articles

2 Insurance Plays to Benefit from Delayed Tapering

Sep. 23, 2013, 1:52 pm EDT – The Fed shocked the market by deciding not to taper it's bond-buying program. Here are two insurance plays to take advantage of that. More 

Two Golden Opportunity Stocks

Nov. 29, 2012, 9:00 am EDT – These two stocks aren't sexy, but they are attractive because of signals that even better days are coming. More 

Juicy Short Squeeze Candidates

Sep. 28, 2012, 8:54 am EDT – The latest short interest data reveal several trade ideas, including Pitney Bowes, BorgWarner and Eaton. And those are just three of the most tempting. More 

10 Overbought Stocks to Cash Out Of

Sep. 10, 2012, 8:00 am EDT – The markets are soaking up the latest news from the ECB, with the S&P 500 cresting new highs. These stocks, though, are dangerously overbought as a result. More 

3 Ways to Hedge the September Swoon

Aug. 30, 2012, 12:33 pm EDT – September is the second-worst performing market month of the year. Here are three ways to improve your odds against that cloudy outlook. More 

Overbought Stocks That Could Be in Danger

Aug. 29, 2012, 10:20 am EDT – Stocks have seen a surprising rally in August, but could be ripe for a sell-off in September. Keep an eye on these overbought names that could be in danger. More 

Short Sellers Provide Great Contrarian Trades

Aug. 22, 2012, 1:55 pm EDT – The recently released short interest data is showing that the ongoing rally in stocks has likely been aided by short sellers being forced to close their bets against the market. Two-thirds of the widely traded sectors and ETFs that we track saw a decline in total short interest, indicating that the market’s continued strong performance... More 

Don’t Label August a Winner Yet!

Aug. 20, 2012, 11:54 am EDT – August's 3% gain is a pleasant change from the month's historical woes, but seasonality and a low VIX are signals that you should seek portfolio insurance now. More 

3 ETFs Breaking Away From the Pack

Aug. 6, 2012, 2:09 pm EDT – Which sectors are positioned as better breakout leaders? The answer points to three ETFs that could make much stronger moves than others. More 

The Best Ways to Play Sectors Right Now

Aug. 1, 2012, 9:38 am EDT – A shrinking correlation among stocks means harder decisions. Here's some sectors you should play with a fund, and others where you should go stock-picking. More