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Phil Roberts

1618 Technical Trading

Phil has worked as a Technical Strategist on the dealing floor of four major investment banks during a 28 year career in the City. The rigour of trading greatly influenced his philosophy towards Technical Analysis and his focus on the dynamics of supply and demand in particular. Foreign Exchange is his primary trading interest although he generally monitors markets across asset class.

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Riccardo Ronco

Head of Technical Analysis, Aviate Global

Riccardo follows large- and mid-cap European and US equities, paying attention to domestic and foreign equity indices, currencies, commodities and interest rates. As a medium-term trend follower, his approach is strongly quantitative in nature; particular attention, however, is devoted to identifying reversal patterns characterized by excessive consensus among investors.

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Tom Rubython

Tom Rubython started his career as a market trader and wandered around England for six years selling china and pottery. In 1989, he noticed a gap in the market for a market trader’s newspaper and launched Marketeer, Britain’s first nationally […]

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Axel Rudolph FSTA

Director and Senior Technical Analyst, Commerzbank Corporates and Markets. Chairman of the Society of Technical Analysts

Axel is a director and senior technical analyst at Commerzbank Corporates and Markets. Previously he was Dow Jones’ Chief Technical Analyst for Europe, a bond, derivatives and proprietary trader in Paris and London. He is a Fellow of the STA.

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Lee Sandford MSTA

Trading College

Following an 18 year career in professional football, Lee Sandford has traded for nearly 20 years (full time 13 years) and earns his living predominantly as a trader.

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Christian Schirmeister

Senior Consultant, London Metal Exchange

Christian is a Senior Consultant to the London Metal Exchange. He started his professional career 1979 as an apprentice at Metallgesellschaft AG in Frankfurt, Main. After years in Cologne and London he joined the Copper Department in Frankfurt and was finally appointed one of the four members of the all Commodities Managing Team (Geschaeftsbereichsleitung).

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Adrian Schmidt

Senior FX Strategist, Continuum Economics

Adrian is senior FX strategist, Continuum Economics, covering G10 currencies. Adrian has 33 years’ experience as an economist and FX strategist in financial markets; previously head G10 FX strategist at RBS and Lloyds he was also chief European economist at Chase Manhattan Bank.

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Jack D Schwager

Chief Research Officer, FundSeeder

Jack D Schwager is a recognized industry expert on futures and hedge funds, and the author of the iconic Market Wizards series in which he interviewed many of the trading legends of our time. Previous books in the series include: Market Wizards (1989, revised edition 2012), The New Market Wizards (1992), Stock Market Wizards (2001), Hedge Fund Market Wizards (2012), and The Little Book of Market Wizards (2014). His newest book in the series, Undiscovered Market Wizards is scheduled for publication in November 2020. Mr Schwager’s other works include, A Complete Guide to the Futures Markets (revised edition January 2017), Market Sense and Nonsense (2013), Getting Started in Technical Analysis (1999), and the three-volume Schwager on Futures series (1995-96).

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Sankar Sharma MSTA

CEO, RiskRewardReturn.com

Sankar Sharma is passionate about Technical Analysis, Training, Speaking and Trading. Sankar is the author of the book ‘Stock Trading Made Simple’. He is the founder of RiskRewardReturn.com, a Global Strategist and CEO RiskRewardReturn.com.

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Denise Shull, MA

Founder, The ReThink Group

Denise Shull’s Wall Street career began in 1994 when she joined one of the first electronic trading firms in Chicago. She then traded at Schonfeld Securities before she was recruited to move to New York to run her own desk […]

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Giorgos Siligardos

Giorgos Siligardos holds a PhD in Mathematics and a Market Maker certificate from the Athens Exchange.He is a financial software developer, co-author of academic books on finance and a frequent contributor to the ‘Technical Analysis of Stocks & Commodities’ magazine.

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Christeen Skinner

Christeen has been monitoring solar activity and planetary cycles for 30 years, and in that time has held key positions in the astrological community. She is the author of “The Financial Universe” (2004), and has worked with many entrepreneurs, traders and managers. Her interest is in the correlation between planet and business cycles.

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Michael Smyrk

Michael Smyrk is a Fellow of the STA. He started charting in the commodity markets in 1965, and has been expanding his technical analysis horizons ever since. He is a firm believer in the power of ‘the crowd’.

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David Sneddon MSTA

Managing Director, Credit Suisse

David Sneddon is a managing director of Credit Suisse in the Investment Banking division, based in London. He is global head of Technical Analysis and is responsible for overseeing the entire technical analysis product, covering the Fixed Income, FX, Equity and Commodity markets, as well as the provision of technical analysis education within Credit Suisse and for clients globally.

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Rashpal Sohan

Asset Allocation Analyst, Rathbone Investment Management

Rashpal graduated from the London School of Economics and Political Science with a first class degree in Actuarial Science. He has been working as an asset allocation analyst at Rathbone Brothers, formerly assistant to Robin Griffiths (before his retirement in December 2007) and specialises in the use of quantitative techniques in the analysis of global markets with particular emphasis on building models for system trading and investment purposes.

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