Interview with Steve Suttmeier
This week in the MTA Podcast Series, Alex Spiroglou, CMT sits down with Steve Suttmeier, CMT!
Interview with Ralph Acampora
This week in the MTA Podcast Series, Kevin Hockert, CMT sits down with Ralph Acampora, CMT!
Interview with Doug Ramsey
This week in the MTA Podcast Series, Kevin Hockert, CMT sits down with Doug Ramsey!
Interview with Jason Goepfert
This week in the MTA Podcast Series, Lance McDonald, CMT sits down with Jason Goepfert!
Interview with Andrew Gebhardt
This week in the MTA Podcast Series, Alex Spiroglou, CMT sits down with Andrew Gebhardt!
Interview with Tim McCullough
This week in the MTA Podcast Series, Alex Spiroglou, CMT sits down with Tim McCullough!
Interview with Larry Connors
This week in the MTA Podcast Series, Lance McDonald, CMT sits down with Larry Connors!
Interview with Robert Dombrower, CMT
This week in the MTA Podcast Series, Lance McDonald, CMT sits down with Robert Dombrower, CMT!
Interview with Robin Griffiths
This week in the MTA Podcast Series, Alex Spiroglou has the opportunity to chat with Robin Griffiths!
Interview with Wayne Gorman
This week in the MTA Podcast Series, Lance McDonald, CMT has the opportunity to chat with Tom Ressler!
Interview with Wayne Gorman
This week in the MTA Podcast Series, Lance McDonald, CMT has the opportunity to chat with Wayne Gorman of the Elliott Wave International!
Interview with Jeff Clark
This week in the MTA Podcast Series, Lance McDonald, CMT has the opportunity to chat with Jeff Clark of the S&A Short Report!
Interview with Colin McClean
This week in the MTA Podcast Series, Alex Spiroglou has the opportunity to chat with Colin McClean!
Interview with Phil Roth
This week in the MTA Podcast Series, Lance McDonald, CMT has the opportunity to chat with Phil Roth, CMT!
Interview with Tony Plummer
This week in the MTA Podcast Series, Alex Spiroglou has the opportunity to chat with Tony Plummer!
Interview with Robert Miner
This week in the MTA Podcast Series, Lance McDonald, CMT has the opportunity to chat with Robert Miner!
Interview with Ernie Chan
This week in the MTA Podcast Series, Lance McDonald, CMT has the opportunity to chat with Ernie Chan!
Interview with Mark Minervini
This week in the MTA Podcast Series, Lance McDonald, CMT has the opportunity to chat with Mark Minervini!
Interview with Jason Williams
This week in the MTA Podcast Series, Lance McDonald, CMT has the opportunity to chat with Jason Williams!
Interview with Arthur Hill
This week in the MTA Podcast Series, Lance McDonald, CMT has the opportunity to chat with Arthur Hill!
Interview with Jack Schannep
This week in the MTA Podcast Series, Lance McDonald, CMT has the opportunity to chat with Jack Schannep!
Interview with Jeanette Young, CMT
This week in the MTA Podcast Series, Lance McDonald, CMT has the opportunity to chat with CMT Program Director Jeanette Young, CMT, CFP!
Interview with Riccardo Ronco
This week in the MTA Podcast Series, Alex Spiroglou sits down with Riccardo Ronco! After giving an excellent presentation to the UK Chapter of the MTA, Ken shares a bit of insight on his outlook of the current market.
Interview with Ken Tower
This week in the MTA Podcast Series, Alex Spiroglou sits down with Ken Tower! After giving an excellent presentation to the UK Chapter of the MTA, Ken shares a bit of insight on his outlook of the current market.
Interview with Tom McClellan
Lance McDonald, CMT has the opportunity to chat with Puget Sound Chapter Chair Tom McClellan!
Interview with Ed Carlson
Lance McDonald, CMT has the opportunity to chat with former podcast host Ed Carlson, CMT!
Interview with Larry Williams
Lance McDonald, CMT has the opportunity to chat with Larry Williams!
Interview with Julius de Kempenaer
Lance McDonald, CMT has the opportunity to chat with Julius de Kempenaer!
Interview with Peter Brandt
Conversations continues this week as Lance McDonald, CMT has an opportunity to sit down with Peter Brandt!
Interview with Larry Berman
This week in the MTA Podcast Series, Alex Spiroglou sits down with Larry Berman! After giving an excellent presentation to the UK Chapter of the MTA, Larry shares a bit of insight on his outlook of the current market.
Interview with Eric Hadik
Conversations continues this week as Lance McDonald, CMT has an opportunity to sit down with Eric Hadik! Eric talks about he got involved with commodities by working in a butcher shop, why people generally struggle with cycles, and how his approach is a bit different!
Interview with Tim Braun, CMT
Conversations returns this week with Tim Braun! After wrapping up a spectacular presentation for the Minneapolis Chapter, Tim spent some time with Kevin Hockert, CMT discussing his outlook on our current market.
Interview with Mark Dibble
Season 3 of Conversations continues this week as Lance McDonald, CMT has an opportunity to sit down with Mark Dibble! Mark shares stories of how he initially got his foot in the door, talks about how he positions himself for trades, and tells us what market he sees making the strongest signal!
Interview with Greg Morris
Season 3 of Conversations continues this week as Lance McDonald, CMT has an opportunity to sit down with Greg Morris! Greg shares his favorite indicators, his thoughts on the roles that emotion and psychology play in the markets, and what, exactly, causes trends!
Interview with Dennis Gartman
Season 3 of Conversations continues this week as Lance McDonald, CMT has an opportunity to sit down with Dennis Gartman! Dennis talks about what it's like to publish a popular newsletter each day, how he'd classify himself as a trader, and what he thinks of the current market.
Interview with Walter Deemer
Season 3 of Conversations continues this week as Lance McDonald, CMT has an opportunity to sit down with Walter Deemer! Walter emphasizes how you must continue to learn in order to consistantly beat the markets, talks a little bit about his favorite tools, and shares with us a brief outlook on today's marketplace.
Interview with Dave Nicoski
Season 3 of Conversations continues this week as Lance McDonald, CMT has an opportunity to sit down with Dave Nicoski, CMT! Dave talks about what attracted him to technical analysis during his college years, how to judge when to trade with sector rotation, and shares his predictions on the current market.
Interview with Robert Prechter
Season 3 of Conversations continues this week as Lance McDonald, CMT has an opportunity to sit down with Robert Prechter, CMT! Bob explains to us how he became a contrarian, what he would change in his career, and gives us a look into his garage!
Interview with Michael Carr
Season 3 of Conversations continues this week as Lance McDonald, CMT has an opportunity to sit down with Michael Carr! Michael gives us a better look at the man behind the popular Technically Speaking e-Newsletter to explain about his split passion between writing and trading. He also gives us a look inside his trader's toolbox and shares an outlook on the markets.
Interview with Brad Beman
Season 3 of Conversations continues this week as Lance McDonald, CMT has an opportunity to sit down with Brad Beman! Brad talks about how he got started in the industry because of his competitive nature, what technical tools give him the confidence to execute his trades every day, and how he sees the market trending over the rest of the summer!
Interview with Dave Halfpap
Season 3 of Conversations continues this week as Lance McDonald, CMT has an opportunity to sit down with Dave Halfpap! Dave explains how he got started in the industry as an equity manager and his transition into a technical analysis role full-time. He also shares his "6 major factors" in evaluating a stock and shares his outlook on the current marketplace.
Interview with Kevin Hockert, CMT
Conversations returns this week with Kevin Hockert! After wrapping up a spectacular presentation for the Minnesota Chapter, Kevin spent some time with Tim Braun, CMT discussing his outlook on our current market.
Interview with Katie Stockton, CMT
Conversations returns this week with Katie Stockton! After wrapping up a spectacular presentation for the Minneapolis Chapter, Katie spent some time with Tim Braun, CMT discussing her outlook on our current market.
Interview with John Kosar, CMT
Conversations returns this week with John Kosar, CMT! After wrapping up a spectacular presentation for the Minneapolis Chapter, John spent some time with Kevin Hockert, CMT and Craig Johnson, CFA, CMT discussing his outlook on our current market.
Interview with Chris Dvorak
Conversations returns this week with Chris Dvorak! After wrapping up a spectacular presentation for the Minneapolis Chapter, Chris spent some time with Tim Braun, CMT discussing his outlook on our current market.
Interview with Peter Lee
Ed Carlson, CMT returns to the Podcast Series in an interview with Peter Lee! Peter gives us insight into his parents' ambitions for him as a child before entering the financial industry, his current role at UBS, and his outlook of our current marketplace!
Interview with Simon Smollett
Alex Spiroglou sat down with Simon Smollett to discuss his impression of the current market. Simon also gave us insight into his journey to becoming a technician and shared his thoughts on where the markets will go from here.
Interview with Patrick Oberhaensli
Alex Spiroglou sat down with Patrick Oberhaensli to discuss his impression of the current market. Patrick also gave us insight into his journey to becoming a technician and shared his thoughts on where the markets will go from here.
Interview with Steve Leuthold
Conversations returns this week with Steve Leuthold! After wrapping up a spectacular presentation for the Minneapolis Chapter, Steve spent some time with Tim Braun, CMT discussing his outlook on our current market.
Interview with Avi Hooper
Alex Spiroglou sat down with Avi Hooper to discuss his impression of the current market. Avi also gave us insight into his journey to becoming a technician and shared his thoughts on where the markets will go from here.
Interview with Jeffrey Hirsch
Alex Spiroglou sat down with Jeffrey Hirsch to discuss his impression of the current market. Hirsch also gave us insight into his journey to becoming a technician and shared his thoughts on where the markets will go from here.
Interview with Paul Winghart
Conversations returns this week with Paul Winghart! After wrapping up a spectacular presentation for the Minneapolis Chapter, Paul spent some time with Tim Braun, CMT discussing his outlook on our current market.
Interview with Wayne Whaley, CTA
Conversations returns this week with Wayne Whaley, CTA! After wrapping up a spectacular presentation for the Minneapolis Chapter, Wayne spent some time with Tim Braun, CMT and Kevin Hockert, CMT discussing his outlook on our current market.
Interview with Steve Ward
Alex Spiroglou sat down with Steve Ward to discuss his impression of the current market. Steve also gave us insight into his journey to becoming a technician and shared his thoughts on where he sees the markets heading.
Interview with Ed Carlson, CMT
In a bit of a role reversal, Alex Spiroglou sat down to interview Ed Carlson, CMT this week! Ed gave us some insight into his new book, spoke about Lindsay Intervals, and gave us insight on what it's like to be on the OTHER end of the podcast!
Interview with Jennifer Ropiak
Alex Spiroglou sat down with Jennifer Ropiak to discuss her impression of the current market. Jennifer also gave us insight into her journey to becoming a technician and shared her thoughts on where the markets will go from here.
Interview with Trevor Neil
Alex Spiroglou sat down with Trevor Neil to discuss his impression of the current market. Trevor also gave us insight into his journey to becoming a technician and shared his thoughts on where the markets will go from here.
Interview with Phil Roth, CMT
Conversations returns this week with Phil Roth, CMT! After wrapping up a spectacular presentation for the Minneapolis Chapter, Phil spent some time with Tim Braun, CMT and Kevin Hockert, CMT discussing his outlook on our current market.
Interview with Larry Pesavento
Conversations continues this week when Ed Carlson, CMT sits down with Larry Pesavento to talk about what convinced Larry to jump from pharmaceuticals to commodities! Larry gave us a look at his typical trading day, which starts off at 5 AM, and explained his use of 4-minute charts to enter the market!
Interview with Craig Johnson, CFA, CMT
Conversations returns this week with Craig Johnson! After wrapping up a spectacular presentation for the Minneapolis Chapter, Craig spent some time with Tim Braun, CMT and Kevin Hockert, CMT discussing his outlook on our current market.
Interview with Jeff Hochman
Join Alex Spiroglou as he sits down with Jeff Hochman in this week's episode of Conversations! Jeff shares insight on his journey into technical analysis and his forecast for the market.
Interview with Leslie Jouflas
Ed Carlson, CMT returns to the Podcast Series in an interview with Leslie Jouflas! Leslie discusses her influence from Larry Pesavento, how traders move from reading a book to executing in the market, and how harmonics are an underutilized and very powerful tool!
Interview with George Davis, CMT
Alex Spiroglou sat down with George Davis, CMT to discuss his impression of the current market. George also gave us insight into his journey to becoming a technician and shared his thoughts on where the markets will go from here.
Interview with Ralph Acampora, CMT
Join Alex Spiroglou as he sits down with Ralph Acampora, CMT in this week's episode of Conversations! Ralph discusses his entry into the business and the path he took to ultimately found the MTA.
Interview with Tom McClellan
Conversations returns this week with Tom McClellan! After wrapping up a spectacular presentation for the Minneapolis Chapter, Tom spent some time with Tim Braun, CMT and Kevin Hockert, CMT discussing his outlook on our current market.
Interview with Louise Yamada, CMT
Conversations returns this week with Louise Yamada, CMT! After wrapping up a spectacular presentation for the Minneapolis Chapter, Louise spent some time with Chapter Chair Craig Johnson, CMT, CFA discussing her outlook on our current market.
Interview with Linda Raschke, CTA
This week in Conversations, Linda Raschke shares with us her three R's: record keeping, routines/rituals, and research! She also discusses the influence of being a music and economics major on her career and expresses that you must "find your own source of inspiration and be your own cheerleader" to be succesful in trading.
Interview with Fred Meissner, CMT
This week in Conversations, Fred Meissner, CMT discusses his love for reading science fiction, how he grew up not watching television and always dreamed of being a broker from a young age.
Interview with Larry Connors
This week in Conversations, Larry Connors discusses mean reversion traders, how he uses statistical analysis to confirm his prior ideas, and explains how his company has identified 36,000 variations in the market which they use to trade.
Interview with Carl Swenlin
This week in Conversations, Carl Swenlin talks about how he retired from the Air Force and learned technical analysis the hard way. He also notes that the best systems are mechanical with some discretion and that its not worth reinventing the wheel.
Interview with Mark Arbeter
This week in Conversations, Mark Arbeter tells us how he went from an Engineering drop out to master technican! He also discusses successful investors at a young age and how the market educates as well as informs.
Interview with Lawrence McMillan
This week in Conversations, Lawrence McMillan talks about his journey from Purdue to Bell Labs and eventually to the CBOE. He suggests that Wall St is an uneven playing field and explains the difference between implied volatility versus actual volatility, as well as a standard put/call ratio versus weighted put/call ratio.
Interview with Dick Arms
This week in Conversations, Dick Arms discusses his use of cycles in volume, the importance of psychology in trading the markets, and how stocks don't know what time it is - only what 'volume' it is! He also explains how Richard Wyckoff was a big influence on him and stresses that "traders need flexibility when using indicators!"
Interview with Charles Rotblut
This week in Conversations, Charles Rotblut explains what the sentiment survey is, who is surveyed, and how the sentiment survey is correlated with market turnarounds. He also discusses sampling problems & biases and stresses that "investing can be a little bit messy."
Interview with Art Huprich
This week in Conversations, Art Huprich stresses that you always 'start with a clean slate,' how he's a 'meat and potatoe's' analyst, and describes the role the MTA played in his career.
Interview with Kathy Lien
This week in Conversations, Kathy Lien discusses how she combines technical analysis and fundamentals as well as the FX market and its future. Kathy also comments on Central Bankers and their attempts at intervention.
Interview with Sandy Jadeja
This week in Conversations, Sandy Jadeja encourages that we should 'Embrace the Volatility!' He also discusses his three dimensional model and human nature's role in technical analysis.
Interview with Geoff Wilkinson
This week in Conversations, Geoff Wilkinson explains how he 'maps the markets' with his background in geography and says that "fishing with technical analysis is all about the mindset." Wilkinson also notes: involved with the markets? Roll up your sleeves and do it yourself!
Interview with Alex Spiroglou
The MTA Podcast Series returns with Season Two: Conversations! In the first episode of Conversations, Ed Carlson has an opportunity to chat with Alex Spiroglou, new MTA London Chapter Chair. Alex gives us an inside look at the new London office, a peak at the day in the life of a hedge fund trader, and shares with us his biggest influences!
Interview with Arch Crawford
This week in the MTA Podcast Series, we are joined by Arch Crawford! Arch gives us an in-depth look at the Cardinal Climax, shares with us his market calls, and tells of his dealings with John Nelson and W.D. Gann!
Interview with Mike Santoli
This week in the MTA Podcast Series, we are joined by Michael Santoli! Mike gives his us thoughts on the financial media and its uber-bullishness, talks about how the individual investor differentiates between entertainment and financial advice, and explains what he means by the phrase 'spin, spin, spin!'
Interview with Jeff Cheah, CMT
This week in the MTA Podcast Series, we are joined by Jeff Cheah, CMT! Jeff shares with us a look at life as a trader, transitioning into his experience as a teacher, and a look at his past as a banker!
Interview with Tom DeMark
This week in the MTA Podcast Series, we are joined by Tom DeMark! Tom shares with us his discovery of Elliott Wave and his attempts to share it, notes that people who use Edwards & Magee don't know any better, and stresses that you should be a creator and not a trader.
Interview with Rick Bensignor
This week in the MTA Podcast Series, we are joined by Rick Bensignor! Rick discusses the early years, technical analysis versus the Wall Street suits, and how Melanie Griffith explains DeMark Indicators!
Interview with Doug Roberts
Doug discusses where all correlations go to in a bear market, states that you have to outperform or make money, and answers the question 'are the rich different than you and me?'
Interview with Robin Griffiths
This week in the MTA Podcast Series, we are joined by Robin Griffiths! Robin discusses his journey from trade school into technical analysis, how he road maps Elliott and Gann, and he argues that in England - lunch isn't for wimps!
Interview with Jonathan Arter
This week in the MTA Podcast Series, we are joined by Jonathan Arter! Jonathan discusses his relationship with Ian Notley and Richard Arms, his use of cycles, and how he specially educates the users of his research.
Interview with Greg Morris
The MTA Podcast Series returns this week in the mountains of North Georgia as Greg Morris talks about how he came to meet John Murphy, why he uses the NASD over the S&P, and where he thinks the markets are headed.
Interview with Andrew Cardwell
The MTA Podcast Series returns this week on the sandy beaches of South Carolina as Andrew Cardwell talks about his practical use of RSI, his opinion on using other indicators, and how he got the name "Dr. RSI!"
Special Symposium Podcast
Jeffery E. Lay, CMT and Jeremy Berkovits, CMT give us a look into what we can expect at this year's Annual May Symposium in a special edition MTA Podcast!
Interview with Carter Worth
Fast Money Month continues this week as Carter Worth discusses the 150-day moving average, Capitulation, and shares his biggest secret in trading the markets: Keeping it simple!
Interview with Dan Fitzpatrick
Fast Money Month continues this week with Dan Fitzpatrick! Dan discusses what's in his trader's toolbox, how he communicates his message, and gives us some insight behind StockMarketMentor.com.
Interview with Jon Najarian
Fast Money Month at the MTA Podcast Series kicks off with Jon Najarian! Jon talks about being a professional football player coming from a mathematics and science background, the heat seaker program, preparing for Fast Money on CNBC, and using options for momentum versus contrarian trades.
Interview with Nicole Elliott
Nicole Elliott discusses the social psychology of the markets, her thoughts on Japanese Cloud charts, what it means to "Earn as you Learn", and how to read psychology and smell raw emotion!
Interview with Katie Stockton
Katie Stockton, CMT discusses her use of Japanese Cloud Charts, a typical day at MKM, and how she juggles a high-powered position and a 14 month old daughter!
Interview with Bernie Lo
Bernie Lo talks about life in Hong Kong, censorship in the media, and answers the question "Can the Chinese Consumer save the world economy?"
Interview with Chris Verrone
Chris Verrone explains to us why he's a bull, about merging fundamentals with technicals, and what a typical day is like at Strategas.
Interview with Dennis Gartman
Dennis Gartman of The Gartman Letter discusses population changes in the world, tracking foreign politics, and how to implement opinions on foreign markets.
Interview with Jake Bernstein
Jake Bernstein explains what it's like to be a child of World War II concentration camp survivors and discusses his thoughts on Daily Sentiment Index, Seasonality, and the Secret of Trader Chat Rooms!
Interview with Tom Keene
Tom Keene lets us know about his typical day at Bloomberg and shares his thoughts on the Credit Contraction, Real Estate, and Job Market situations. He also explains how to use Technical Analysis to follow Sentiment and Volatility.
Interview with Walter Murphy
The Managing Partner of Walter Murphy Global Advisors, LLC, Walter has followed the financial markets professionally for 32 years. From 1984 to 2009 he was a senior technical analyst at a major Wall Street firm. Walter maintains a significant personal data base and is a recognized expert in the Elliott Wave Principle. He has a BA from the College of the Holy Cross and an MBA from Babson College. Walter also holds the CFA designation.
Interview with Jason Goepfert
Jason Goepfert discusses his initial discovery of sentiment and its predictive ability, dealing with Epilepsy in his family, and how he tracks over 100 different indicators on 4 1/2 hours of sleep per night.
Interview with Tom McClellan
Tom is a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point where he studied aerospace engineering, and he served as an Army helicopter pilot for 11 years. He began his own study of market technical analysis while still in the Army, and discovered ways to expand the use of his parents' indicators to forecast future market turning points. Tom views the movements of prices in the financial market through the eyes of an engineer, which allows him to focus on what the data really say rather than interpreting events according to the same "conventional wisdom" used by other analysts. In 1993, he left the Army to join his father in pursuing a new career doing this type of analysis. Tom and Sherman spent the next 2 years refining their analysis techniques and laying groundwork.
Interview with Robert Prechter, CMT
In this week's episode of the MTA Podcast Series, Robert Prechter, CMT takes a moment to discuss Dubai World, Socionomics & Sentiment, his first job at Merrill, and his discovery of Elliott Wave. Robert Prechter has written 14 books on finance, beginning with Elliott Wave Principle in 1978, which predicted a 1920s-style stock market boom. His 2002 title, Conquer the Crash, predicted the current crisis. Prechter's primary interest is a new approach to social science, which he outlined in Socionomicsâ€”the Science of History and Social Prediction (1999-2003). In 2007, The Journal of Behavioral Finance published "The Financial/Economic Dichotomy: A Socionomic Perspective," a paper by Prechter and his colleague, Dr. Wayne Parker. Prechter has made presentations on his socionomic theory to the London School of Economics, Georgia Tech, MIT, SUNY and academic conferences.
Interview with Martin Pring
Martin J. Pring entered the financial markets in 1969 and has grown to become a leader in the global investment community. He founded Pring Research in 1981 and began providing research for financial institutions and individual investors around the world. Since 1984, he has published the "Intermarket Review" a monthly market letter offering a long-term synopsis of the world's major financial markets. He is also chairman of Pring Turner Capital Group, a money management firm, and president of pring.com an educational technically oriented web site. Demanded as a speaker worldwide, he is the author of several outstanding books including, the classic Technical Analysis Explained, now in its fourth edition. Recognized by his peers as a technical leader and innovator he was awarded the A.J Frost Memorial Award by the Canadian Technical Analysts Society in 2000 and in 2004 was honored with the Market Technician's Association (MTA) Annual Award. In 2007 he received the Trader's Library Hall of Fame award. He is also an honorary member of the Swiss Technical Society. Described by Barron's as a "technician's technician", Martin's articles have been featured in Barron's, and he has been quoted in The Wall St. Journal, Financial Times International Herald Tribune, The New York Post and Los Angeles Times newspapers as well as the National Review. In 1997 Worth Magazine selected his Investment Psychology Explained as one of the fifteen best investment books of the last 150-years. He has spoken on technical analysis to the Darden Business School, SDA Boconni, Golden Gate University, Harvard Medical School and University of Richmond, VA.
Interview with Peter Eliades
Upon graduating from Harvard College and Boston University Law School and passing the Massachusetts Bar, Peter Eliades moved to New York City where he entertained as a performer/singer and pianist in Manhattan cabarets and off-Broadway musical comedy. In 1967, he moved to Los Angeles and continued his musical career. In 1968, with a lot of time and curiosity and a little money, Peter initiated his stock market studies. The motivation for those studies was a book on stock market cycles written by J. M. Hurst called, The Profit Magic of Stock Transaction Timing. n 2001, Peter was honored by the MTA (Market Technicians Association) with the prestigious Charles Dow Award for excellence and creativity in Technical Analysis. Mr. Eliades was a regular weekly panelist on ABC Network's weekly Sunday show, Business World in the 1990s, and has made frequent guest appearances on FNN, CNBC, Wall Street Week, Larry King Live, and Nightly Business Report. He has been featured in some of the nation's most prestigious publications including Barron's, The Wall Street Journal, and Forbes among others, and in a cover story in Futures Magazine. He has authored articles several articles published in Barron's. In recent years, Eliades has directed his attention to the development of trading systems, but has remained deeply involved with studying and developing technical indicators for analyzing the stock market. He has recently started a hedge fund, The Plutus Fund, based on cyclic patterns in the market.
Interview with Phil Roth, CMT
Philip J. Roth, a Chartered Market Technician (CMT), is currently the Chief Technical Market Analyst at Miller Tabak + Co. He is in his forty-first year as a Wall Street professional, having been the Chief Market Technician at Morgan Stanley, Shearson Lehman, EF Hutton, and Loeb Rhodes. Currently Past-President and a director of the Market Technicians Association, and a former director of the New York Society of Security Analysts (NYSSA), he has been voted No. 1 in Charting and Technical Analysis in the Reuters survey. He is a frequent commentator in the printed and electronic media. He is an Adjunct Professor in the Graduate School of Business at Fordham University, and has lectured at Baruch, Columbia, Cornell, Georgia Tech, Howard, Rutgers, Tulane, and the University of Richmond.
Interview with Chris Carolan
Mr. Carolan publishes his thoughts on current markets at pay attention or pay the offer, his blog on carolan.org. This service is the successor to Calendar Research Reports, a more traditional newsletter Chris edited and published for fifteen years. Chris' 1992 book, The Spiral Calendar and Its Effect on Financial Markets and Human Events is the product of his research into the panic phenomenon. In May 1998, Mr. Carolan was honored as the recipient of the 5th annual Charles H. Dow Award for his paper, Autumn Panics: A Calendar Phenomenon. In addition to his research into panics, crashes and various calendar phenomenon, Chris has developed a set of more classicly oriented trading indicators for the Tradestation platform. Signals from this work is an additional feature of his blog. Chris began his Wall St. career on the Pacific Stock Exchange options floor in San Francisco where he was a floor broker and market-maker for eight years. Chris has appeard on CNBC and written for Barrons as well as lectured on various aspects of calendar phenomena in markets.
Interview with Darin Newsom
As DTN's senior analyst, Darin Newsom provides DTN customers with market insight, analysis and advice on an hourly, daily and weekly basis and oversees all of DTN's market commentary. He is also the creator and guiding force behind DTN's Six Factor Marketing Strategies. Newsom has more than 15 years experience analyzing commodity markets and developing risk-management strategies. He focuses on explaining how the structure of a market -- both technical and fundamental -- and the price relationship between contracts indicate what type of market exists and therefore which strategies are appropriate. Prior to joining DTN, Newsom was a producer risk-management consultant for FCStone and a grain merchandiser at the Great Bend, Kansas, Cooperative. Newsom regularly appears on the Iowa Public Television Program "Market to Market" and is an occasional guest on CNBC and CNN. He has taught courses on agricultural marketing at Barton County Community College.
Interview with Yoram Bauman
Since Fall 2006 I've been teaching Introduction to Environmental Economics and team-teaching Introduction to Environmental Studies at the University of Washington's Program on the Environment, which was awarded a 2007 Brotman Award for Instructional Excellence. I've also been teaching at Lakeside High School and Bainbridge Graduate Institute and have been engaged in a number of consulting projects. And I've continued to pursue my side career as the world's first and only Stand-Up Economist, with YouTube logging over 500,000 views of my economics jokes. I was the project economist for Impacts of Climate Change on Washington's Economy (January 2007). This report was commissioned by the state government and was produced by the Climate Leadership Initiative. Published press reports include stories in the Seattle P-I (which also ran this editorial), the Seattle Times (which also ran this editorial), and NPR's Day to Day. Quantum Microeconomics is an open-source online textbook for introductory and intermediate microeconomics. My class page has syllabi for principles, game theory, health economics, and Social Security.
Interview with Robert Johnson, CFA
Robert Johnson is associate director of economic analysis for Morningstar. Prior to assuming his current role in 2008, Johnson was an associate director of stock analysis for the technology team. Johnson has more than 20 years of investment experience, including both buy-side and sell-side assignments as a research analyst. His work experience includes stints at Stein Roe & Farnham, Rotan Mosle, and ABN AMRO and has involved extensive exposure to technology names. Johnson was consistently ranked in the Reuters US Mid to Smaller Company Survey in the software arena. His areas of expertise include electronic commerce and specialty software and services. Johnson earned a bachelor's degree in chemistry and business administration from Carroll College and a master's degree in business administration from Harvard University. Johnson also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation and is a member of The Investment Analysts Society of Chicago.
Interview with Thomas J. Dorsey
Tom Dorsey began his financial career as a stockbroker at Merrill Lynch Pierce Fenner & Smith in 1974 and then was offered the opportunity to manage the Options Strategy Department at Wheat, First Securities. In January 1987, he left Wheat, First Securities to start Dorsey, Wright & Associates as an outsourced Options Strategy firm. After the crash, Dorsey realized that the Options business would never be the same. He changed the company's focus from an options strategy firm to an equity research company, primarily because any option strategy first begins with researching the underlying stock. Today the company employees 16 people with clients spanning the globe in addition to managing over $700 million in assets through Separately Managed Accounts, Annuities, Mutual Funds, and Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs). Mr. Dorsey has 34 years of experience in the financial services business and is the author of numerous books on the Point & Figure methodology as well as motivational books. Mr. Dorsey is an award winning speaker having taught the Point & Figure methodology throughout the world.
Interview with Larry Williams
The MTA Podcast Series continues this week when Ed Carlson, CMT, interviews the multi-talented Larry Williams regarding current market happenings.
Interview with Michael Kahn, CMT
Michael, a chartered market technician (CMT), edits the daily markets newsletter "Quick Takes Pro." He is also a columnist for Barron's Online, writing the twice-weekly "Getting Technical" column covering the stock market, sectors and occasional bond, commodities and currency comments. He also co-manages a total return mutual fund. Elsewhere, Michael contributes to the monthly Trading Strategies section at MarketWatch and is also a regular contributor to SFO Magazine as well as various other media outlets.
Interview with Ed Carlson
Ed Carlson, the creator of the Confirmation Model, is an independent trader and consultant based in Seattle and spent 20 years as a stock broker. Ed is a C.M.T. and holds an M.B.A. from Wichita State University. He manages a technical analysis blog directed at financial advisors at FAtechnicaladvisor.blogspot.com.
Interview with Sam Stovall
As chief investment strategist of our Equity Research Group, Sam Stovall serves as analyst, publisher and communicator of S and P's outlooks for the economy, market, sectors and stocks. He is the Chairman of the S and P Investment Policy Committee, where he focuses on market history and valuations, as well as sector and industry momentum strategies. Sam is the author of The Seven Rules of Wall Street which was published in February 2009, as well as The Standard and Poor's Guide to Sector Investing. He also writes a weekly investment piece, "Stovall's Sector Watch," on www.AdvisorInsight.com, which focuses on market/sector history, as well as sector/industry momentum. Sam joined Standard and Poor's (S and P) in April 1989. Prior to S and P, he served as Editor In Chief at Argus Research, an independent investment research firm in New York City. Sam received an M.B.A. in Finance from New York University and a B.A. in History/Education from Muhlenberg College, in Allentown, Pa. He is also a Certified Financial Planner
Interview with Todd Harrison
Todd Harrison, founder and CEO of Minyanville, has eighteen years of experience on Wall Street. After graduating from Syracuse University with honors (1991), he spent seven years on the worldwide equity derivative desk at Morgan Stanley (vice president). In 1997, he became a managing director of derivatives at The Galleon Group. Three years later, he joined $400 million hedge fund Cramer, Berkowitz as partner (head of trading) and was President from January 2001 until January 2003. From July of 2000 through September 2001, Todd was the featured columnist on TheStreet.com's Realmoney.com financial website. Todd has appeared on The FOX Business Network, CNBC, CNN, Bloomberg Television, E-Entertainment and featured in BusinessWeek, Worth, Fortune, The New York Times, Barron's, Trader's magazine, New York magazine, New York Newsday, The Toronto National Post, CBS MarketWatch and The Wall Street Journal. He has lectured at numerous universities including Harvard, Syracuse, Northern Kentucky, NYU and the Wharton School of Finance. In December, 2008, Todd received an Emmy Award from The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences for his role as Executive Producer of Minyanville's World In Review, the first (and only) animated business news show.
Interview with Ralph Acampora, CMT
Ralph Acampora is director of technical studies at the New York Institute of Finance, also known as the "School of Wall Street." Prior to this, Mr. Acampora headed up technical departments at Knight Capital, Prudential Securities, and Kidder, Peabody & Co., for over 27 years. He is a Co-Founder and Past President of the Market Technicians Association (MTA).
Interview with Vinny Catalano, CFA
Vinny Catalano, CFA is President and Global Investment Strategist with Blue Marble Research and author of "Sectors and Styles" (Wiley 2006). A leading investment strategist, asset manager, and global economic and capital markets expert, Vinny appears regularly in the media (e.g. CNBC, Bloomberg Radio, BNN TV, New Delhi TV), is frequently quoted in various professional publications (e.g. Wall Street Journal, Barrons, Financial Times, Reuters, Fortune), and is an invited guest speaker at various major forums (e.g. The Money Show, World Series of ETFs, National Investor Relations Institute). He also produces and conducts numerous events with various CFA Societies and other groups throughout the US, including the highly popular "Market Forecast Series" as well as topical and educational programs. Vinny is a past president of the New York Society of Security Analysts and a Nonresident Senior Fellow at the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation.
Interview with Cynthia Kase, CMT, MFTA
Cynthia A. Kase, CMT, MFTA, is recognized by many as the energy market's leading technical analyst. She is a master's level chemical engineer turned oil trader and risk manager, president of Kase and Company, Inc., CTA and is now the energy industry's leading hedging and trading advisor and price forecaster. Ms. Kase worked for Chevron, Chemical Bank and Petronal, part of the Saudi Oil Ministry, before launching Kase and Company, Inc. in 1992. She is the author of â€œTrading with the Oddsâ€ and won the MTA's â€œBest of the Bestâ€ award in 1997. Kase served as an engineering duty officer with the United States Naval Reserves for 15 years, achieving the rank of lieutenant commander, and now resides in Santa Fe, NM where she serves on the board of directors of Saint Elizabeth's Shelter.