Thomas Meyers CPA, CFA , CPCU is another technical boffin. He was senior vice president and chief financial officer of a large insurance company, where he was responsible for the management of billions of dollars of investments. He has written more than 100 articles on investing and technical analysis and coauthored the first edition of The Encyclopedia of Technical Market Indicators.
Meyers is currently a chief financial officer for a large insurance group.
His boook titled ‘The Technical Analysis Course’ really put him on the investing radar.
Thoms Meyers book sells itself as the most reliable method for forecasting trends and timing market turns, technical analysis is as close to a “scientific” trading approach as you can get―and it is particularly valuable in today’s volatile markets. The Technical Analysis Course, Fourth Edition, provides the know-how you need to make this powerful tool part of your overall investing strategy.
Thomas Meyers is a distribution professional with over 30 years industry experience. Responsible for the firm’s sales, marketing, and consultant relations efforts. Previous experience as a trader, analyst and portfolio manager.
The firm he works for specializes in multi-asset and credit-based fixed income (IG and HY) and customized solutions for institutional clients in the Americas.
Thomas Meyers boook titled ‘The Technical Analysis Course’ really put him on the investing radar
Thomas Meyers trading decision is heavily weighted towards technical analysis.
Technical analysis takes the emotions out of trading and is as close to a “scientific” trading approach currently available, which makes it an invaluable tool in volatile markets.
Traders with a good grounding of technical analysis have a better chance of being successful, profitable traders. In other words, purchase stocks, bonds, futures, and options when prices are near their bottoms and sell when prices are close to their highs.
Thomas Meyers takes his students through a series of lessons and exams. The aim is to get the student to master the techniques used by the current best technical analysts
It is Thomas Meyers book entitled, “The Technical Analysis Course, Fourth Edition: Learn How to Forecast and Time the Market” (1 May 2011) that put him on the radar.
The Technical Analysis Course has gained a loyal following. It is unique in that it provides the reader with a lesson per chapter format. The book is viewed as a comprehensive coverage of the tools and strategies of technical analysis.
The third edition provides revised and updated details on every key aspect of technical analysis. There is a new section which answers question commonly asked by traders such as Bollinger Bands, curved trend lines, moving average convergence-divergence, the market’s change to decimal pricing, and much more.
Thomas Meyers takes his students through a series of lessons and exams. The aim is to get the student to master the techniques used by the current best technical analysts.
Students will learn how to Identify chart patterns, including reversals, consolidation formations, and gaps. They learn how to use the key analytical tools, including trendlines and channels, support and resistance, relative strength analysis, and volume and open interest.
Finally, students will learn to carry out advanced analysis using moving averages, trading bands, Bollinger Bands, oscillators, the Relative Strength Index, Stochastics, and moving average convergence-divergence.
Critical Acclaim for THE TECHNICAL ANALYSIS COURSE
“If you are a neophyte in the markets, this may be the book for you. It won’t turn you into an overnight market wizard. You will, however, acquire an excellent grasp of market terminology and be a step ahead toward trading success and fortune.”
–Technical Analysis of Stocks & Commodities
Meyers also wrote, “The Dow Jones-Irwin Guide to On-line Investing” (1 Feb 1987).
The Technical Analysis Course has gained a loyal following. It is unique in that it provides the reader with a lesson per chapter format. The book is viewed as a comprehensive coverage of the tools and strategies of technical analysis
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