Mark Arbeter

Chief Technical Strategist
S&P Capital IQ Equity Research

Mark Arbeter joined Standard & Poor’s in 1987. Mark became S&P’s chief technical analyst in 1995 and is now S&P’s chief technical strategist. He provides technical analysis on the stock market as well as many other markets to MarketScope Advisor, and many other services. Mark has been quoted by publications such as the Wall Street Journal, Investors Business Daily, Bloomberg,, and He has appeared on CNBC, Bloomberg TV and TV Tokyo.

Mark is a member of S&P’s Investment Policy Committee, which sets investment allocation levels for many services. He also manages a stock portfolio (investment ideas) for MarketScope Advisor, applying technical analysis to S&P’S STARS recommendations. Mark is a member of the sector strategy group, making recommendations for S&P’s sector allocations. He is a Chartered Market Technician (CMT) and serves as the Chairperson for the Market Technician Association’s Membership Committee.

Mark holds a Masters in Business Administration from Rider University, with concentrations in Finance and Economics. He received his Bachelors in Business Administration from Temple University, also with concentrations in Finance and Economics.


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Technical Outlook: VIX Showing Complacency. Really?

We find it amazing how many times the markets, the media, and many, many analysts are always waiting for that next crucial data point. And when that “important” data point or speech finally arrives, it turns out so many times to be a non-event. When the news is bad, but the market rallies, the spinsters […]

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