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Bestselling author Michael Covel is the host of Trend Following Radio with 10+ million listens. Investments, economics, psychology, politics, decision-making, human behavior, entrepreneurship and trading -- all passionately explored and debated. Guests include Nobel Prize winners: Robert Aumann, Angus Deaton, Daniel Kahneman, Oliver Hart, Harry Markowitz & Vernon Smith. More guests: Jack Canfield, Howard Marks, James Altucher, Dan Ariely, Jean-Philippe Bouchaud, Kathleen Eisenhardt, Marc Faber, Tim Ferriss, Jason Fried, Gerd Gigerenzer, Larry Hite, Sally Hogshead, Ryan Holiday, Jack Horner, Ewan Kirk, Steven Kotler, Michael Mauboussin, Tucker Max, Barry Ritholtz, Jim Rogers, Jack Schwager, Ed Seykota, Philip Tetlock & Walter Williams.

Mar 29, 2014

My guest today is Tom Dorsey, the co-founder of Dorsey, Wright & Associates in 1987. Dorsey joined Nasdaq Global Information Services with Nasdaq’s acquisition of his company in 2015. He has been a regular guest on Fox’s “Cavuto on Business” and “Bulls & Bears” programs, and frequently speaks to audiences worldwide on topics related to the stock market, technical analysis, and Relative Strength investing.

The topics are his books Point & Figure Charting: The Essential Application for Forecasting and Tracking Market Prices, Thriving as a Broker in the 21st Century and Tom Dorsey’s Trading Tips: A Playbook for Stock Market Success.

In this episode of Trend Following Radio we discuss:

  • View of technical analysis, with a specialization in point & figure and relative strength
  • Dealing with a bear market in Dorsey’s early days
  • Early training in options; how Dorsey learned about point & figure trading
  • Definitions and explanations of point & figure trading
  • How point & figure works like a tennis match
  • Automating your strategy
  • The criticism of “black boxes”
  • A third grade experiment
  • How Charles Schwab changed the world
  • How technology influences the technical analysis world

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