Sam Collins
Sam Collins (RSS)
InvestorPlace Chief Technical Analyst

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

Read complete bio
Recent Articles

Nasdaq Hits 5,000, Should You Buy?

Mar. 3, 2015, 2:20 am EDT – The Nasdaq ran to a 15-year high while the other indices inch ahead. More 

Trade of the Day: ‘W’ Signals Continued Winning Streak in SMH

Mar. 3, 2015, 1:34 am EDT – Market Vectors Semiconductor ETF broke from this bullish formation on high volume. More 

What to Watch for Clues to the Next Sell-off

Mar. 2, 2015, 2:57 am EDT – We may be due for a mild round of profit-taking. More 

Trade of the Day: NICE Stock Could Make Traders Very Happy

Mar. 2, 2015, 1:17 am EDT – Nice-Systems Ltd (ADR) broke through the top of a powerful bull channel. More 

Forget Nasdaq 5,000, Watch These Numbers Instead

Feb. 27, 2015, 2:39 am EDT – Despite the obsession with the round number, there are others with more technical significance. More 

Trade of the Day: Reliable Indicator Signals DDD Stock is a Buy

Feb. 27, 2015, 1:45 am EDT – For the second time in three weeks, the CBR triggered a buy signal in 3D Systems Corporation. More 

Expect Profit-Taking Before the Next Push Higher

Feb. 26, 2015, 2:11 am EDT – Stocks fell flat this week after receiving good news. More 

Trade of the Day: MRK Stock Fires Off Triple Buy Signals

Feb. 26, 2015, 1:27 am EDT – With three issued in the past five trading days, Merck & Co., Inc. is on the verge of a fourth. More 

Market Inches to New Highs on Minuscule Volume

Feb. 25, 2015, 2:54 am EDT – Investors are in "risk-on" mode... at least those who are actually trading. More 

Trade of the Day: Pattern Targets a 20% Run in Small-Cap Fund

Feb. 25, 2015, 1:07 am EDT – PowerShares DWA SmallCap Momentum Portfolio (DWAS) broke from an inverse head-and-shoulders formation. More