As a veteran in the industry, Rick has presented in hundreds of seminars across the U.S. and around the world. His expertise covers technical analysis, market strategy and risk management.
Rick was the co-owner and managing partner of a trading firm that was one of the pioneers in online trading. He provided technical analysis, trading strategy and software training to the firms traders. Rick also traded a partnership account during that time, executing up to 300 trades per day. Rick worked closely with some of the early creators of Small Order Execution System trading the so-called SOES Bandits.
Rick has presented with some of the top financial exchanges including the Chicago Board Options Exchange, the Chicago Mercantile Exchange and NASDAQ OMX. Rick created the first market technical analysis consulting team for a financial firm with $1 trillion in client assets. He has extensive media experience including a regional PBS weekly show, a national PBS pledge program and numerous radio and television appearances. He is the principal author of the Amazon bestseller, Five Points for Trading Success (Wiley, 2007) and co-author of Trading By Numbers (Wiley, 2012). Ricks teaching included corporate training as well as six years as an adjunct engineering instructor. He studied in the disciplines of engineering, mathematics, operations research, and statistics. He is married with two children and resides in Atlanta, GA.