Pring entered the financial markets in
1969 and has grown to become a
leader in the global investment community. In 1981 he founded
Pring Research, and began providing research for financial
institutions and individual investors around the world.
Since 1984, he has published the “Intermarket Review”,
a monthly market review offering a long-term synopsis of the
world's major financial markets. Martin pioneered the introduction of videos as an educational
tool for technical analysis in 1987, and was the first to
introduce educational, interactive CD’s in this field.
Demanded as a speaker worldwide,
he is the author of several outstanding books including, Introduction
to Technical Analysis, Martin Pring on Market Momentum, and Technical
Analysis Explained, now in its fourth edition. Since this
unique book first appeared in 1979, Technical Analysis
Explained has established itself as the number one guide of
its kind. It is used
by several international technical societies for training and is
one of the three main books for Level 1 CMT certification for the
Market Technicians Association.
Translated into over 10 languages, the book is, as quoted
in Forbes, “widely regarded as the standard work for this
generation of chartists”. According to Futures Magazine “it is
one of the best books on technical analysis to come out since
Edwards & Magee’s classic text in 1948…belongs on the
shelf of every serious trader and technical analyst.”
It has become the text on which other works in the field
have been based. In 2002, McGraw-Hill released six new Pring
titles, Technician’s Guide to Day and Swing Trading, Breaking
the Black Box, Introduction on Candlestick Charting, How to Select
Stocks and the two-volume set, Momentum Explained. In
2004 his latest book Martin Pring on Price Patterns was
published. A further volume on asset allocation, intermarket
relationships and ETF’s will be published in the summer of 2006.
Described by Barron’s as a "technician’s
technician", Martin’s articles have been featured in Barron’s,
and he has been quoted in The Wall St. Journal, International
Herald Tribune, The New York Post and Los Angeles
Times newspapers and the National Review. He is
currently writing a monthly educational column on the basics of
technical analysis for Stocks and Commodities Magazine. He
is widely acclaimed by his peers and has received the Canadian
Technical Society’s Jack Frost Memorial Award as
well as the MTA’s coveted Annual Award. He has
also been made an honorary member of the Swiss technical Society.
the past 34 years, his research has led to the development of
reliable financial and economic indicators for timely and
effective forecasting. Martin’s
personal Barometers for the Bond, Stock and Commodity markets have
identified major turning points since the 1950's on a timely basis
and have outperformed the buy/hold approach by a wide margin.
years, Martin's primary interest has been educating students of
technical analysis in the basic and finer points of this art.
He enjoys mentoring students of technical analysis from the
college level to professionals already in the field, sharing the
wealth of knowledge he has gained through his own experience and
research. In this
regard, he has spoken on technical analysis to the Darden Business
School, Golden Gate University, and University of Richmond, VA.
is also chairman of the Pring Turner Capital Group a conservative
money management firm dedicated to allocating assets according to
business cycle conditions.