January meeting is one week later than normal.
Please note that our January meeting will be on the third Thursday of the month instead of the second Thursday.
Your Networking Opportunities:
A key feature of our monthly chapter meetings in this really good meeting venue is the Special Huddles Networking Session where you have the opportunity to make new friendships with like-minded colleagues, to help you build your skills and knowledge and to improve your trading / investing results. Of course, you will also be able to network with your existing friends and colleagues and talk about the markets — both past market performance, and where the market might be going to in the near future.
Visitors are welcome. First visit free, subsequent visits $40.
All first-time visitors and new members are welcome to join in the “Newbies Huddle” during the networking session. This will provide you with information about the ATAA, and the basics about Technical Analysis, and some tips about going forward. If a member is responsible for signing up a new member, the member can receive a discount off their next annual membership renewal fee (to be noted on the New Member sign-up form).
5:00 to 6:00 pm: Informal Networking Session — Mingling with your colleagues.
ibis Hotel, Level 1, 15-24 Therry Street, Melbourne
6:00 to 6:20 pm: Special Huddle Session — Focused networking so that members can “talk shop” on a particular topic and seek out some great tips and hints. What is your favourite topic? Also the special Beginners and New Members (Newbies) Huddle for the new folk — to help explain about the ATAA, and about Technical Analysis.
6:20 to 6:30 pm: Notices and Updates
6:30 to 6:50 pm: Jeremy Wei – Equity Trader and Financial Adviser
Topic: Finding a Profitable trading/investing tool that helps you to grow your Wealth
Jeremy will be providing an Introduction to Ichimoku Kinko Hyo charting, using real-life charts to demonstrate the beauty of this trading system, and telling you the basic knowledge of this Ichimoku charting. Jeremy will also look to organising the new Ichimoku SIG at the local chapter for detailed education about this particular chart interpretation method, and to share trading insights with members.
Bio: Jeremy WEI is a Certified Financial Technician, equity trader and licensed Financial Adviser at AMP. He trades ASX200 shares in the daily timeframe and other international markets by using Ichimoku Kinko Hyo charting. Jeremy is currently doing an MFTA research paper for designing a low-risk, high rewards trading strategy/system based on Ichimoku charting. He also recently joined our ATAA national board and is serving as a local chapter councilor. "Helping people make more money by looking after their tomorrow" is Jeremy's career goal!
6:50 to 8:00pm: Guest Speaker: Robert Brain — Private Trader, Educator and Nimble Short Term Investor
Topic:- Ranking stocks using bullish chart indicator features (Part 1)
Wouldn’t it be good if we could take a list of stocks (your own stock universe), and sort the list so that the strongest performing stocks (ie. the most bullish) are at the top of the list? And then invest in those strongest stocks in anticipation of the best price performance? We could also note the stocks with a low score near the bottom of the list and avoid them or perhaps remove them from our portfolio.
Many people are familiar with the teachings of Stan Weinstein in his book “Secrets for Profiting in Bull and Bear Markets”. Stan talks about several things, including the importance of the 30 week Moving Average (MA), and noting whether the share price is above or below the MA, and whether the MA is rising or falling. There are many indicator observations like this which we could use to easily identify bullish (or bearish) stocks. But what are they? And how can we use them? Should we use daily charts or weekly? Does this take long to do? Can it be automated?
In this session Robert will describe many technical analysis indicator observations, and a way to attach a useful score value to them, and to subsequently rank a list of stocks by their degree of bullishness. The discussion will also cover the pitfalls to be aware of.
(The Part 2 of this topic which is not part of today’s presentation describes the application of this method using one particular charting software package.)
About Robert Brain
Robert has many years of professional experience in both Engineering and IT and several years’ experience in the share market. A few years ago Robert decided to combine his then casual interest in the share market with his extensive experience as an educator to develop his web-based Share Market Toolbox business to help investors and traders to refine their own strategies, and learn about the strategies of others. Robert is a private trader and educator, an ATAA Councilor in the Melbourne Chapter, and a Director on the National ATAA Board. He also runs the Australian BullCharts User Group with monthly Melbourne meetings and online webinar meetings.
8.15 pm: Dinner and more networking
Place dinner orders before 6:30 pm on the order form provided
ibis Melbourne Hotel, 15-21 Therry Street, Melbourne, (near Victoria Street)
How to get there:
Train: Melbourne Central railway station 550 metres
Trams in Elizabeth and Swanston Streets
Car Parking: CBD Car Park, 58 Franklin Street
Please note: Some traffic interruptions along parts of Franklin St due to long-term works for Metro Rail Tunnel.
Next Meeting Date: Thu, 8 Jan 2018 NOTE this is the second Thursday in February
Next Meeting Venue: NEW Venue, ibis Melbourne Hotel, 15-21 Therry St, Melbourne 3000
Further Information: Paul Ash - Melbourne ATAA Chapter President
Next Meeting Speakers: To Be Advised
Next Meeting Normally Held: Generally the second Thursday of each Month
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