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Tom Bowley is the Chief Market Strategist of, a company providing a research and educational platform for both investment professionals and individual investors. Tom writes a comprehensive Daily Market Report (DMR), providing guidance to members every day that the stock market is open. Tom has contributed technical expertise here at since 2006 and has a fundamental background in public accounting as well, blending a unique skill set to approach the U.S. stock market. has a long history of outperforming the benchmark S&P 500 with its 4 equal-weighted portfolios - Model, Aggressive, Income, and Strong AD (accumulation/distribution). Portfolio performance is updated daily and can be seen

EarningsBeats recently added a Model ETF portfolio, which also is designed to provide benchmark-beating returns. The research platform includes multiple ChartLists to organize technically- and fundamentally-strong companies for its members. We also provide our members with predefined scans to use against those ChartLists to identify excellent trading candidates. In addition to all of this, Tom is a fervent student of stock market history and shares a monthly seasonality analysis for members as well.

Tom is a former co-host of "Market Open LIVE", a syndicated, national radio broadcast in 22 cities around the U.S. He was also host of StockCharts TV's original flagship show, "MarketWatchers LIVE". Tom has taught thousands of traders around the globe to trade more effectively and intuitively. On a personal note, and when he's not analyzing the stock market, Tom is an avid golfer and sports a 7 handicap.

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Greg Schnell, CMT, MFTA is Chief Technical Analyst at Osprey Strategic specializing in intermarket and commodities analysis. He is also the co-author of Stock Charts For Dummies (Wiley, 2018). Based in Calgary, Greg is a board member of the Canadian Society of Technical Analysts (CSTA) and the chairman of the CSTA Calgary chapter. He is an active member of both the CMT Association and the International Federation of Technical Analysts (IFTA).

Greg joined in 2012 and has be instrumental in helping launch a variety of new blogs and other commentary platforms. Presently, Greg contributes market analysis commentary to The Canadian Technician, ChartWatchers and Don't Ignore This Chart blogs. His primary technical interest is in the global intermarket relationships between the equities, bonds, currencies and commodities markets.

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Julius de Kempenaer is the creator of Relative Rotation Graphs™. This unique method to visualize relative strength within a universe of securities was first launched on Bloomberg professional services terminals in January of 2011 and was released on in July of 2014.

After graduating from the Dutch Royal Military Academy, Julius served in the Dutch Air Force in multiple officer ranks. He retired from the military as a captain in 1990 to enter the financial industry as a portfolio manager for Equity & Law (now part of AXA Investment Managers). In 1992, Julius moved to IRIS/Robeco as a buy-side quantitative/technical analyst. He remained with the firm until 1997 when RABObank acquired Robeco. Julius then moved to RABObank International as the head of technical analysis on the trading floor in Utrecht. Until June of 2007, he served in a similar role on the trading floor of Kempen & Co. in Amsterdam. More recently he worked as a quantitative strategist/portfolio manager for Taler Asset Management in Gibraltar. 

Presently, Julius is the director/owner of RRG Research in Amsterdam. RRG Research works with a limited number of partners, such as, to make available and publish Relative Rotation Graphs. They provide bespoke research based on relative strength to institutional investors. At another level, Julius works with various asset management companies on the development and implementation of asset allocation models into their portfolio construction workflow.

RRG Charts enable users to analyze trends in the relative strength of various securities (sectors, individual equities, indexes, etc.) in a single graphical format without having to browse through a large number of charts with 1-1 comparisons. It increases analysis efficiency and provides stronger insights into the relative trends that are at work in a universe of securities. They provide the "big picture in one picture" so to say.

A free version of a Relative Rotation Graph can be found here. subscribers can also create custom RRG Charts from some pre-defined universes as well as from their own list of symbols.

Julius will contribute to the RRG Charts blog on a regular basis and will gladly answer any questions or engage in a discussion either on the blog or on The StockCharts Answer Network (s.c.a.n.).

RRG, Relative Rotation Graphs, JdK RS-Ratio and JdK RS-Momentum are registered TradeMarks by RRG Research.

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Grayson Roze is the author of Trading for Dummies and Tensile Trading: The 10 Essential Stages of Stock Market Mastery. He is also the Director of Operations at and the co-founder of Stock Market Mastery. Grayson speaks regularly at investment seminars across the country, including to organizations such as the CMT Association and the American Association of Individual Investors (AAII). He holds a Bachelor's degree from Swarthmore College, where he studied Economics and Psychology.

"Successful investing is a matter of consistent execution, discipline and routines. Maintain the discipline to consistently execute your trading and money management routines - and keep your emotions under control in the process - and the faucet of profits will begin to flow."

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Mary Ellen McGonagle is a professional investing consultant and the president of MEM Investment Research. After eight years of working on Wall Street, Ms. McGonagle left to become a skilled stock analyst, working with William O’Neill in identifying healthy stocks with potential to take off. She has worked with clients that span the globe, including big names like Fidelity Asset Management, Morgan Stanley, Merrill Lynch and Oppenheimer. She now offers her high-level expertise to investors across the globe, writing the weekly investment-focused newsletter The MEM Edge. Ms. McGonagle knows what to look for – combining fundamental and technical information with a heavy dose of intuition – and has 20 years of experience as a trusted advisor to the advisors.

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Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan is Director of Site Content at She spends her time coming up with content strategies, delivering content to educate traders and investors, and finding ways to make technical analysis fun. Jayanthi was Managing Editor at T3 Custom, a content marketing agency for financial brands. Prior to that, she was Managing Editor of Technical Analysis of Stocks & Commodities magazine for 15+ years.

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Karl Montevirgen is a professional freelance writer who specializes in finance, crypto markets, content strategy, and the arts. Karl works with several organizations in the equities, futures, physical metals, and blockchain industries. He holds FINRA Series 3 and Series 34 licenses in addition to a dual MFA in critical studies/writing and music composition from the California Institute of the Arts.

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