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03
SEP
2017

Very sad news for technical analysis, Hank Purdon has passed away.

Very sadly for all of us, Dr. Henry O. “Hank” Pruden passed away on Saturday, August 26th at St. Francis Memorial Hospital surrounded by his family. Hank was a towering figure in the field of Technical Analysis for decades, publishing numerous research articles on the markets as...
15
AUG
2017

Why Does the Mathematical Probability So Often Turn Out NOT To Be the Real Life Probability?

I am preparing a presentation for traders on trading options. They work in a large international energy corporate. These are traders working in treasury but not option specialists. This, you would expect, would be an intermediate-level course on options and options maths. I have...
09
JUL
2017

Why the misnamed ‘Traditional’ method of Point and Figure box sizing has no place in the 21st Century

Point and Figure “Guru” Jeremy du Plessis writes: When Point and Figure charts were used in the late 18th and first half of the 19th century, prices were low and so box sizes of ¼. ½ or 1 point were used. The charts were all plotted on an arithmetic scale. Each X and...
12
APR
2017
RRG Research

All about Relative Rotation Graphs Weights

Mathew Verdouw, CMT, CFTE, has written a very good piece on weighting for the message of RRG graphs and RRG analysis steps. His software, Optima allows scripting of RRG. Optuma is the Market Technicians Association’s preferred software, is used in their manuals. MTA exam...
07
OCT
2016

Arnold Palmer’s Legacy

Arnold Palmer passed away on September a the age of 87. He broadened golf’s appeal, taking it from an elite minority sport to a truly popular global sport. He embraced the new media of TV and all the marketing opportunities that flowed from it: clubs, clothes...
14
SEP
2016

Trevor Neil’s popular Surgery has an Important Guest in October

Point and Figure Charting This session will be presented by the Point and figure expert, Jeremy Du Plessis. He is the author of The Definitive Guide to Point and Figure and 21st Century Point and Figure:New and Advanced Techniques for Using Point and Figure Charts . Jeremy has...
05
SEP
2016
eLearning with BETA Group

Q&A How Much Will it Cost Me to Becoming a Professionally Qualified Technical Analyst?

There are two aspects to this question. One cost is time and the other is money. Let us assume we are going the IFTA Certified Financial Technician route and are looking to have CFTe after our name.  Time: It takes years, decades, more than one lifetime to become a proficient...
31
AUG
2016
ACI UK

Important information regarding the ACI exams

All FX, Money Market and Treasury students, please note that the ACI suite of qualifications will only be available for examination until 31 October 2016 at Prometric testing centres. After this date, the exams will be delivered via a new online platform provided by ACI Education...
14
JUL
2016
Accredited by LSE Group Academy

Technical Analysts for the London Stock Exchange Academy

We are thrilled to be made the Accredited Training Provider for the London Stock Exchange Group Academy. We have run courses for them in the past but now have their accreditation and can add it to our signature.  We are preparing open courses and eLearning courses for them and...
11
JUL
2016

Trevor Neil Joins Bentley Reid’s International Investment Committee

Bentley Reid, the independently owned wealth management firm that looks after the Financial affairs of Wealthy individuals and the families has invited Trevor Neil to join their Investment Advisory Committee.  See Bentley Reid International Advisory Committee The Bentley Reid...