Valérie Gastaldy graduated from ESSEC in 1985 to join immediately France’s largest broker at the time, Meeschaert-Rousselle, where she launched the first OTC index option in 1986, before being a market-maker on MONEP and then a prop ‘trader. Technical analysis appeared more adequate than fundamentals to answer her needs for short-term risk management.Read more ›
STA Meetings - Speakers
STA Meetings - Speakers
The STA is very fortunate to have the world’s best speakers on technical analysis, trading and fund management address its London conferences and monthly meetings.
For example John Murphy, Robert Prechter, Martin Pring, Dr Alexander Elder, Tom DeMark, Linda Raschke, Anthony Bolton (Fidelity), Hugh Hendry, Tony Plummer and the chief technical analysts/strategists from major investment banks such as HSBC, JPMorgan, Goldman Sachs, Credit Suisse, Nomura, UBS, RBS, Lloyds etc. have all addressed STA members.
They continue to speak at the STA’s monthly meetings and to teach on STA educational courses.
Please find a list of the most recent speakers below.
Aurélia Gerber, director at the Bank J. Safra Sarasin develops and manages quantitative multi-asset investments strategies. With 17 years in Institutional Asset Management she has extensive experience in the construction and the management of products in fixed income, money market, equity, balanced, alternative and emerging markets. She is skilled in technical and fundamental investment analysis.Read more ›
Sunil runs a niche research and brokerage firm, Continuous Change Charts, servicing a few selected institutions providing technical advisory services. He brings over 12 years’ experience in analysing, researching, developing and applying simple but effective equity trading strategies. His technical […]Read more ›
Steven Goldstein is a Performance Coach and Consultant working with traders and participants in the financial markets. He is the founder of BGT Edge Ltd and coaches traders and managers at a growing number of investment banks and hedge funds in the UK and Europe. In addition to that Steven provides technical analysis on a number of currency pairs for 3CAnalysis.Read more ›
Peter is the founding partner of WaveTrack International and has published Elliott Wave analysis for all of the four asset classes for over 20 years. He is the author of the monthly institutional EW-Navigator and the biweekly shorter-term EW-Compass reports.Read more ›
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.Read more ›
Daniel Gramza is President of Gramza Capital Management, Inc. He is a trader, consultant, advisor to hedge funds, developer of equity and derivative securities, and co-inventor of two issued security patents. Daniel is quoted in media worldwide. He has authored […]Read more ›
Philip Gray has over 30 years’ international experience in all aspects of investment banking, especially investment management and stock broking. He has also been a director of various companies listed on the UK, Zurich, Frankfurt and Johannesburg stock exchanges, and is currently a director of an ASX listed industrial company.Read more ›
Steve Griffiths has been involved in the markets since 1987 as a Private Trader as well as a Software Developer. In 2001 he launched his MTPredictor software program that utilizes his unique “Isolation approach” to Elliott wave analysis. Thirteen years on and MTPredictor is now used by thousands of Traders and Fund Managers worldwide.Read more ›
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.Read more ›
Chris Hine is a member of the Credit Suisse Technical Analysis team, and is specifically responsible for the commodity research product. Previously he worked at Fortis Bank where he provided technical analysis research on Equities, FX, commodities and Fixed Income.Read more ›
Tom Hobson has a wide remit at Merrill Lynch, including overseeing and coordinating EMEA rates publications and strategy recommendations, as well as the team responsible for the daily “Technical Watch” circulars.Read more ›
Jeff Hochman is Director of Technical Strategy at Fidelity Worldwide Investment. In his current role, Jeff manages a team of Technical Analysts with whom he provides support to Equity Fund Managers and Equity Research Analysts at both stock picking and macro asset allocation levels. He also frequently represents Fidelity to clients, the press and at conferences.Read more ›
Bill graduated from the University of Virginia in 1966 and also has an MBA from the Thunderbird Graduate School of International Management, Phoenix. He first joined Morgan Guaranty on the government bond desk. After various stints as a broker to some famous names, he moved to the UK in 1997, when he joined Bloomberg.Read more ›
Richard started his career in the City in 1983 gaining a lot of knowledge and experience through very turbulent and evolutionary economic times. In the early days he was one of the main participants in the traditional option market, and the then nascent traded option market going on to become one of the principal LIFFE traders in index options. In 2002 Richard left the City and founded a technical and trading system development company and has since gone on to hold several other directorships.Read more ›
David Kedmey is the President and Co-Founder of EidoSearch, a predictive analytics company applying advanced pattern search technologies to financial time series data. David previously worked in the mergers and acquisitions group in the investment banking division at Oppenheimer & Co in New York. Mr. Kedmey also worked at the Alvery Bartlett Group, where he raised capital for its hedge fund management company and for private placements in real estate and energy.Read more ›
Nick Kennedy is currently Senior Economist at Independent Strategy Ltd, having spent over 20-years working in firms across the City in sales, trading and strategy roles. He is involved in all aspects of Independent Strategy’s investment research process, with a focus on […]Read more ›