Martin J. Pring is president of pring.com, a technical analysis educational web site, and is chairman of Pring Turner Capital group, a money management firm. He is co-creator of the Dow Jones Pring US Business Cycle Index, and provides research to individuals and financial institutions around the world through the publication of Martin Pring's Intermarket Review, a monthly synopsis of the long-term technical position of the world's principal financial markets. Mr. Pring also contributes regularly to StockCharts.com and writes a monthly research report for institutional investors on the Chinese equity market. An online technical analysis course was released in the summer of 2018 at his web site, pring.com. He is the author of several outstanding books including, the classic Technical Analysis Explained, now in its fifth edition. The book is used by international technical societies and many universities for training and was required reading for the CMT certification for several decades as was his Investment Psychology Explained, cited by Worth Magazine as one of the fifteen best investment books of the last 150-years. Two other books include The All Season Investor and Active Asset Allocation. Mr. Pring was awarded the A.J Frost Memorial Award by the Canadian Technical Analysts Society in 2000 and in 2004 was honored with the Market Technician's Association (MTA) Annual Award. In 2007 he received the Trader's Library Hall of Fame award. He is also an honorary member of the Swiss Technical Society and a fellow of the British technical society. Mr. Pring is adjunct professor at Golden Gate University helping to teach the world's first virtual graduate level technical analysis course.