Chip Anderson is the founder and president of StockCharts.com.
He founded the company after working as a Windows developer and corporate consultant at Microsoft from 1987 to 1997.
Since 1999, Chip has guided the growth and development of StockCharts.com into a trusted financial enterprise and highly-valued resource in the industry.
In this blog, Chip shares his tips and tricks on how to maximize the tools and resources available at StockCharts.com, and provides updates about new features or additions to the site.
"Here at StockCharts, our mission is to provide you, the individual investor, with the tools and resources you need to succeed."
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Arthur Hill, CMT, is a Senior Technical Analyst at StockCharts.com. Focusing predominantly on US equities and ETFs, his systematic approach of identifying trend, finding signals within the trend, and setting key price levels has made him an esteemed market technician. Arthur has written articles for numerous financial publications including Barrons and Stocks & Commodities Magazine. In addition to his Chartered Market Technician (CMT) designation, he holds an MBA from the Cass Business School at City University in London.
"I am a swing trader focusing on timeframes that extend from a few weeks to a few months. I look for corrections within the bigger trend to identify mean-reversion setups."
Tom Bowley co-founded Invested Central in 2004 and served as the site's Chief Market Strategist for more than 10 years. Invested Central provides stock market education and guidance for those interested in making their own financial decisions. During his tenure at Invested Central, Tom co-hosted Market Open LIVE, a national radio broadcast that covered many of the largest markets across the U.S. In addition, he has spoken at various conferences throughout the United States and Canada and has taught thousands of traders across the globe how to trade equities more wisely with an emphasis on managing risk and intermarket relationships.
"I'm a short-term momentum trader. I rely primarily on price, volume, and the MACD to find shorter-term trading opportunities."
Carl Swenlin is a veteran technical analyst who has been actively engaged in market analysis since 1981. A pioneer in the creation of online technical resources, he was president and founder of DecisionPoint.com, one of the premier market timing and technical analysis websites on the web. DecisionPoint specializes in stock market indicators and charting. Since DecisionPoint merged with StockCharts.com in 2013, Carl has served a consulting technical analyst and blog contributor. He is a Member of the CMT Association (formerly Market Technicians Association).
Greg Schnell, CMT, is a Senior Technical Analyst at StockCharts.com specializing in intermarket and commodities analysis. Based in Calgary, he 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 Market Technicians Association (MTA) and the International Federation of Technical Analysts (IFTA).
Erin Swenlin is a co-founder of the DecisionPoint.com website along with her father, Carl Swenlin. She launched the DecisionPoint daily blog in 2009 alongside Carl and now serves as a consulting technical analyst and blog contributor at StockCharts.com. Erin is an active Member of the CMT Association. She holds a Master's degree in Information Resource Management from the Air Force Institute of Technology as well as a Bachelor's degree in Mathematics from the University of Southern California.
"I use the DecisionPoint timing signals and indicators to find the strongest possible investment opportunities while simultaneously limiting risk exposure. The DecisionPoint Analysis Approach emphasizes the interpretation of mechanical signals generated from price trend, market conditions, momentum and sentiment measures, among others."
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 StockCharts.com 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 StockCharts.com, 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. StockCharts.com 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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