John Bollinger

President of Bollinger Capital Management

John Bollinger is the president and founder of Bollinger Capital Management, Inc., an investment management company that provides technically driven money management services.
He is probably best known for his Bollinger Bands, which he developed in the early 1980s. Traders and investors worldwide use Bollinger Bands to assess expected price action in the financial markets, and the bands are featured on most financial charting software and websites. His book Bollinger on Bollinger Bands was published by McGraw-Hill in 2001 and has been translated into twelve languages.
His website www.BollingerBands.com is the hub for everything related to Bollinger Bands. It is the home of his Bollinger Band Letter and offers free and for pay educational materials as well as information about Bollinger Band Tool Kits available for various financial platforms. www.BollingerBands.it and www.BollingerBands.us provide his indicators and methods for the Italian and US equity markets.
John Bollinger graduated from the School of Visual Arts majoring in cinematography and started studying the market shortly thereafter. After purchasing his first microcomputer in 1977, Mr. Bollinger became involved in the seminal stages of computer driven market analysis. Today he continues to write some of his own software and develops analysis tools for traders. Mr. Bollinger is the recipient of the Technical Securities Analysts Association of San Francisco 1995 Lifetime Award for Outstanding Achievement in Technical Analysis, the Market Technicians Association 2005 Annual Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Field of Technical Analysis, and the International Federation of Technical Analysts (IFTA) Lifetime Achievement Award in 2015.

 

 

ABSTRACT

A Personal History of Technical Analysis

John Bollinger will present a personal history of technical analysis focusing on the contributions of the individuals that he found most useful in his investment process. The focus will be on the practical application of classic technical analysis materials. He will provide a short bibliography of the works that he found the most impactful.