HSC Authors

David Linton BSc Eng MFTA

David Linton is founder and CEO of Updata, and a well-known commentator on the technical analysis of financial markets. He is a member of AAPTA (American Association of Professional Technical Analysts) and holds IFTA’s MFTA (Master of Financial Technical Analysis) designation. David is the author of ‘Cloud Charts – Trading Success with the Ichimoku Technique’ and teaches Ichimoku on the STA Diploma course.

Not ready to book? Stay Updated

If you're not yet ready to study with the STA, sign up for our updates so we can keep in touch.


Monthly Meetings

The STA holds 11 monthly meetings in the City of London, including a summer and Christmas party where canapés and refreshments are served.


Latest Videos

As a service to our members, many of whom are unable to attend all our monthly meetings, we have been making videos of meeting presentations for several years.


STA Libraries

The STA has an extensive library of classic technical analysis texts. There are over 1000 books in the collection. It is held at the Barbican Library with a smaller...


Market Technician

Latest research and news

More Info

World Class Tutors

STA Course Lecturers

More Info


Be part of something special

More Info


View latest posts

More Info