Who We Are
Louise Yamada formed an independent research company in 2005 - Louise Yamada Technical
Research Advisors, LLC ("LYA") - to provide the same in-depth and thought-provoking research
that clients had come to expect during her 25 years at Smith Barney (Citigroup) as a top-ranked
"Institutional Investor" technical analyst.
As Managing Director and Head of Technical Research for Smith Barney, Louise Yamada was a
perennial leader in the Institutional Investor poll, and was the top-ranked market technician
in 2001, 2002, 2003 and 2004, before going independent.
Institutional Report: Technical Perspectives
Retail Newsletter: TechPoints
The firm's objectives include identifying areas of outperformance both short- and long-term;
risk management for preservation of capital; identifying "Buy and Sell Signal" opportunities
in the various marketplaces, groups and stocks; shifts in leadership; intermarket
relationships; special features including long-term macro historical perspectives
and conceptual think pieces. The firm provides technical research on a monthly basis to our
US Domestic Research includes analysis of the US equity markets, S&P sectors, sub-industries
and individual stocks. Also featured are US interest rate analysis along with the US dollar,
Energy and Metals complexes. Also featured are Educational Pieces, Special Features and Think Pieces. Our first report was issued October 3, 2005.