Measuring Indicators With Fred Meissner by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan
Fred Meissner, CMT, is the founder and president of The FRED Report. His professional career spans 33 years in the investment business, including serving as president of the Market Technicians Association from 2002 to 2004. His background encompasses market analysis, trading strategies/portfolio management, and business development/relationship management in diverse environments. He holds a BS degree in business administration (with a minor in economics) from Trinity University in San Antonio, TX, and an MA degree from The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) in Latin American studies with an interdisciplinary curriculum of international business, his-tory, and sociology. Currently, Meissner publishes The FRED Report (www.thefredreport.com),offers a consulting servicefor financial advisors, and speaks extensively around the world on market analysis and the markets.
STOCKS & COMMODITIES Editor Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan spoke with Meissner on May 9, 2016 about how to effectively apply indicators in line with broad macro indicators.
Fred, tell us a little bit about yourself and how you got interested in the markets.
Yes, I was using fundamental analysis, and as I’m sure you’ve heard from lots of other people, I began to notice that sometimes, the fundamentals weren’t working out as they should. When I finished my graduate studies, I went to work for Dean Witter Reynolds in Torrance, CA...