Another 15 years of secular bull market: Acampora

Ralph Acampora: Still a secular bull

Ralph Acampora believes there will be a 25 percent correction for small-cap, mid-cap and tech stocks, but make no doubt about it, he's still a secular bull and sees the run continuing for years to come.

"We've got another 15 years of this thing, but not straight up," he told CNBC's "Closing Bell" Monday.

Acampora, a legendary technical analyst who tends to be bullish, made headlines last week when he told "Futures Now" that he had a "sick feeling" about the market.

"If you ask me about the Russell and the Nasdaq Composite and the S&P MidCap, I think you're talking about 20, 25 percent [drop]" between now and October, he said.

Read MoreI have 'sick feeling' 25% crash is ahead: Acampora

Ralph Acampora
Source: Ralph Acampora | Twitter

He called it a "stealth bear market" because it's something investors don't necessarily see because they're watching the big averages.

"Someone has his hand in your back pocket, picking your pocket from behind," he said Monday.

Read MoreCramer reveals the 'next great growth story'

Stocks ended higher Monday, with the small-cap Russell 2000 index leading the way, but Acampora said one good day does not change his thesis.

"I hope it's not a one-day wonder," he said. "I need to see across the board new highs."

However, this doesn't mean he's turned bearish. Instead he's looking for a correction in a secular bull market, and expects large-cap stocks to "settle down" and drop about 10 to 15 percent.

"If this happens between now and October, you wash it out of the way and then we're going to have a strong fourth quarter," he said.

Read MoreCould it be? A kinder, gentler hedge fund industry

—By CNBC's Michelle Fox. CNBC's Alex Rosenberg contributed to this report.