Dr Rolf Wetzer

Dr Rolf Wetzer

CEO and Founder, Ghiribizzo

Rolf Wetzer, PhD, is past president of IFTA. He redesigned the CFTe syllabus, was the editor of the IFTA journal and is heading the MFTA program since 2011. He is a member of the Swiss Association of Market Technicians (SAMT) and the prestigious German Statistical Society (DStatG). Rolf is a portfolio manager with a twenty-year track record of managing institutional and private assets, heading teams and trading successfully proprietary money within major financial institutions. Currently he is CEO and co-founder of Ghiribizzo, a company specialized in algorithmic trading of proprietary money. He designed favourable quantitative investment strategies and products and specialized in position sizing. He also lectures these topics at universities. Rolf was awarded by the VTAD (German TA society) as best German Technical Analyst in 2006 and was runner up in 2007.

Presentations for the STA

STA Monthly Meeting February 2017 Cycles in Trading, Empirical Mode Decomposition

The concept of cycles is very popular among technical analysts. Books and articles define them in various shapes and lengths. They are also very appealing to investors since they imply the old idea of buying low and selling. Unfortunately, trading is not that easy and in reality, identifying and measuring cycles properly seems to be very hard. Most of the tools suggested fail since asset prices behave non-linear and most of the properties are time depending. This presentation describes a technique to identify cyclical behaviour called Empirical Mode Decomposition (EMD).

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Next STA Meeting

STA Monthly Meeting – January 2020

Tuesday 14th January 2020 at 6.30pm

Panel Speakers

Murray Gunn MSTA CFTe, Head of Research, Elliott Wave International
Tomasz Pelc MSTA CFTe, Founder, Pelc Enterprises
Adrian Schmidt, Senior FX Strategist, Continuum Economics

On 14 January, the STA are joining forces with ACI UK for what promises to be an interesting and lively debate on the economic outlook for financial markets participants in 2020. Our panel of experts, representing fundamental and technical analysis […]

2020 Outlook: Fundamental vs Technical Perspective

On 14 January, the STA are joining forces with ACI UK for what promises to be an interesting and lively debate on the economic outlook for financial markets participants in 2020. Our panel of experts – representing both fundamental and technical analysis perspectives – will provide expert input on key issues that will influence and impact the outlook for the year ahead. Moderated by Gavin Wells, ACI UK Executive Committee Member, panellists include Murray Gunn, Tom Pelc and Adrian Schmidt. The panel will be followed by short networking drinks reception.

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STA Monthly Meeting – February 2020

Tuesday 11th February 2020 at 6.30pm

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Robin Griffiths FSTA, Chief Technical Strategist , ECU

STA Monthly Meeting – March 2020

Tuesday 10th March 2020 at 6.30pm

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David Linton MSTA, MFTA, Founder and CEO, Updata

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