Power Hour: Focus on Japan – the panel present the latest research on Heikin-Ashi, the BPV Ratio Indicator and Hurst Cycles.
Dr. Hank Pruden is a professor in the School of Business at Golden Gate University in San Francisco, where he has been teaching for 37 years. Dr. Pruden is the executive director of the Institute of Technical Market Analysis (ITMA). At Golden Gate University, he developed the accredited courses in technical market analysis in 1976.
Feng Han, as the Head of Technical Research in Asia with FIL Investments Limited, works closely with the fundamental bottom-up driven investment team across the region on stock selections as well as market analysis and sector recommendations through a weighted evidence approach incorporating macro indicators, valuations and an extensive range of technical indicators including trend, momentum, breadth, sentiment, cycle, seasonality, candle charts and pattern recognition.
Masaaki Yamada is Financial Engineer, Market Policy & Planning Department, Tokai Tokyo Securities. After working as a scientific researcher at KEK, the National Laboratory of High Energy Physics, that promotes basic science using a device called an accelerator, Masaaki began his business career in the financial industry as a quantitative analyst in 1987 to apply his engineering expertise in financial markets. Since then, he has been leading the industry in quantitative modeling and financial engineering for over a quarter century.
Christopher Grafton is currently Head of Technical Analysis at Advanced Research Japan. Prior to joining Advanced Research Japan, Chris was Director, Principal Analyst and Systems Developer at Vectisma Ltd, an independent market analysis firm focusing on Japanese equities with a global macro overlay, based in England.