About Stephen Bigalow
Stephen W. Bigalow possesses over thirty years of investment experience,
including eight years as a stockbroker with major Wall Street firms:
Kidder Peabody & Company, Cowen & Company and Oppenheimer & Company.
(Followed by fifteen years of commodity trading, overlapped with twelve
years of real estate investing) He holds a business and economics degree
from Cornell University, and has lectured at Cornell and at many private
educational investment functions over the past thirty years.
Mr. Bigalow has advised professional traders, money managers, mutual
funds and hedge funds, and is recognized by many in the trading
community as the "professional's professional." He is an affiliate of
the "Market Technicians Association". (mta.org - A non-profit
association of professional technical analysts) and a member of AAPTA,
the American Association of Professional Technical Analysts. (aapta.us)
His first book, Profitable Candlestick Trading: Pinpointing Market
Opportunities to Maximize Profits, published by John Wiley & Sons, hit
the market in January 2002. The book is directed towards the new
investor all the way up to the most sophisticated professionals. It
demonstrates a wealth of information, about price movement and the
investor psychology, built into the Candlestick signals. Mr. Bigalow's
second book, High Profit Candlestick Patterns: Turning Investor
Sentiment into High Profits, released in December 2005. This book takes
trading to the next level, combining the proven results of Japanese
Candlestick charting with effective Western technical analysis. The
self-mastery of profitable investing simplified by visual evaluations.
His latest book released the end of 2010, Candlestick Profits:
Eliminating Emotions with Candlestick Signals, explores the reasons most
investors do not make money in the markets. While there are many books
on trading methods, this one takes on what happens in the human psyche
that prevents investors from making consistent profits.