Marvin Appel


Signalert Asset Management LLC

  • Systems & Forecasts Has Been Published Since 1973
  • Technical Analysis and Market Timing Expert
  • MACD Invented by His Father, Gerald Appel

About Marvin

Marvin Appel is president of Signalert Asset Management in Great Neck, NY, which manages $210 million in client assets in mutual funds, exchange-traded funds, and individual stocks and bonds using technical analysis and active asset allocation strategies. Dr. Appel is also the editor of Systems and Forecasts, a highly regarded newsletter on technical analysis that his father, Gerald Appel, started in 1973. His books include Higher Returns from Safe Investments: Using Bonds, Stocks and Options to Generate Lifetime Income (Prentice-Hall, 2010) and Investing with Exchange-Traded Funds Made Easy. Mr. Appel earned a PhD in Biomedical Engineering from Harvard University and is a member of the investmenet committee of the Northwell Heath System and the advisory board of the Hospice Care Network.

Marvin's Articles

2021 will be a challenging year for bond investors, as we are starting off with low interest rates and rising inflation, explains Marvin Appel of Signalert Asset Management.
I expect 2021 to be a modestly profitable year due to competing bullish and bearish forces. On the bullish side are the sequalae of the Federal Reserve’s and federal government’s massive stimulus spending that has left the public flush with cash, explains Marvin Appel of Signalert Asset Management.
Emerging market stocks, iShares MSCI Emerging Market Index ETF (EEM), made their last high almost three years ago, in January 2018. It was only at the start of this month that EEM bested that prior peak, explains Marvin Appel of Signalert Asset Management.
No news is good news. Stocks touched new highs this week, likely because the Covid-19 vaccine development is progressing briskly. The economy is more uncertain, as it is not clear whether there will be another federal government stimulus, explains Marvin Appel of Signalert Asset Management.

Marvin's Videos

Marvin Appel describes the benefits of the mortgage lead preferred stock AGNCN. He explains the yield to call ratio and beneficial interest rate risk.
Marvin Appel explains his approach to getting long high yield bonds through his price momentum models
Marvin Appel discusses how he uses technical analysis in investing. A key is diversification, including a mix of stocks and bonds.
Marvin Appel talks about investing in the bonds market.

Marvin's Books

Marvin Appel

Higher Returns from Safe Investments: Using Bonds, Stocks, and Options to Generate Lifetime Income

Dr. Marvin Appel shows how to take advantage of high-yield bond funds and income-producing equity strategies...when to purchase individual bonds, when to use bond mutual funds, and which bond funds are to finally make diversification work again.  
Marvin Appel

Investing with Exchange-Traded Funds Made Easy

ETFs offer exceptionally low expenses, outstanding performance, and unparalleled transparency. With more than 200 new ETFs added in just the last year, for typical investors, the choices are simply overwhelming. In this fully updated guidebook, renowned ETF expert Dr. Marvin Appel cuts through the ETF marketing hype, offering a start-to-finish plan for choosing the right ETFs–today, and for years to come.
Marvin Appel

Beating the Market, 3 Months at a Time: A Proven Investing Plan Everyone Can Use

Gerald and Marvin Appel show you how to identify, and give you specific recommendations for, the best mutual funds, ETFs, bond funds, and international funds. They do not stop there. They demonstrate how you can quickly and easily evaluate each investment’s performance every 3 months, and how to make adjustments to continually optimize the performance

Newsletter Contributions

Systems & Forecasts

Systems & Forecasts is an award winning investment newsletter founded by Gerald Appel. Gerald Appel is a world-renowned market technician and developer of the MACD. Systems & Forecasts provides fundamental and technical analysis of the stock market. In addition to commentary, the newsletter offers practical guidance to its subscribers in managing their own personal portfolios.

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