John Kosar

John Kosar

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John Kosar, CMT, is the Founder and Chief Market Strategist of Asbury Research, a firm that provides data driven, technical and quantitative investment research to professional and private investors. His proprietary blend of technical and quantitative inputs offers a more forward-looking, agile, and actionable approach than the typical Wall Street technique. He is also a Contributor to Forbes and With more than 40 years of veteran experience in the financial services industry, John has developed a unique set of technical and quantitative metrics that helps clients study, analyze, and forecast global financial markets. John has previously been a trader, analyst, and strategist for a number of top firms including Shearson American Express, NatWest Markets, Greenwich Capital Markets, and Deutsche Bank. He is frequently quoted in the financial press in both the US and abroad including The Wall Street Journal, Barron’s, Yahoo! Finance, and Reuters, and can regularly be seen on U.S. financial television including CNBC, Fox Business, and Bloomberg. Throughout his career, John has been consistently recognized as a top U.S. financial market analyst.

Professional Experience

  • John is also the Chief Investment Strategist and a Managing Principal of Asbury Investment Management, a Registered Investment Advisor.

  • His writing contains a unique set of technical and quantitative metrics designed to identify low-risk investment opportunities.

  • His focus includes a blend of macro analysis of the U.S. economy, market sectors, individual assets, treasuries, foreign exchange, and commodities. 

  • John began his career at the trading floor of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange where he spent 17 years.

  • At Chicago Mercantile Exchange, he acquired a practical, real world education on how the US financial markets work from the inside out.

  • John's experience from his early years helped him develop his unique analysis, insight, and perspective.

  • He has been a speaker at organizations including the CFA Society, NAAIM, the CMT Association, and the AAII.

John Kosar Licenses

  • Chartered Market Technician, CMT Association

  • Series 63, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority

  • Series 65, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority

John Kosar Organizations

  • American Association of Individual Investors (AAII)

  • The National Association of Active Investment Managers (NAAIM)

  • CMT Association (formerly Market Technicians Association)