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Melbourne Chapter, Thu, 14 Sep 2017 at 6:00 pm

Melbourne Chapter
Thu, 14 Sep 2017
Telstra Theatrette, Level 1, 242 Exhibition Street, Melbourne, (Cnr Exhibition and Lonsdale Streets)
Paul Ash - Melbourne Chapter President +613 8804 1726 (AH) or +614 1483 6063

4:30 to 5:50 pm: Networking - Coopers Inn

282 Exhibition Street (corner of Little Lonsdale St).

Please note the arrangements at Coopers Inn. The networking will take place on the ground floor from 4:30 pm, at the rear end of the bar area (it will be partitioned off for us). At this time of day, the Happy Hour applies to your drink purchases.

5:45 pm: onwards at the Telstra Conference Centre

Level 1, 242 Exhibition Street, Melbourne, (Cnr Exhibition and Lonsdale Streets).

Enter from the corner of Lonsdale Street, and head up the escalator or via the internal plaza from the rear of Coopers Inn. Parliament railway station is not far away.

Possible car parking options

  • Secure Parking 59 Lonsdale Street.
  • Wilson Parking 150 Lonsdale Street.
  • Wesley Uniting Church (JM Car Parks) 140 Lonsdale Street.

Visitors are welcome. First visit free, subsequent visits $40.

If a member is responsible for signing up a new member, the member can receive a discount off their next annual renewal fee.

5:30 to 6:00pm: Telstra Conference Centre

Sale of Dinner - with-drink. Tickets $30. Please pay by cash.

6:00 pm: Member Speaker: David Coe – IT Engineer and Trader

Topic: 2017 Update: The March of Trading Technology - from the Desktop PC to a powerful Smart Phone in Your Hand

Trading technology has evolved from the preserve of stockbrokers and major trading institutions with their large Trading Rooms, to a wide range of cost-effective applications running on Home PCs and laptops, through to now a myriad of applications for today's smart phones and tablets.

Relatively low cost 3G and 4G services plus quite common Wi-Fi data services have made trading on mobile platforms a worldwide phenomenon.

This presentation will extend and build upon the July 2016 version of this presentation. It will only summarize what has driven some of this change (please refer to the 2016 presentation) and then focus on a few of the latest (2017) application options which are readily available on most Smart Phones. The idea is to provide similar functions to the Windows Applications below.

Windows Applications David presently uses, or has used, include:

  • Ninjatrader
  • ButtonTrader
  • Interactive Brokers TWS
  • WebIRESS
  • CMCMarkets
  • Omnitrader
  • CQG
  • eSignal

Numerous Websites, Windows, Mac Tools, iPhone, iPad & PDA style apps.

David developed an interested in Bonds/Shares in 1977 (whilst in United Kingdom) and later bought Shares/Stocks, initially via employee share plans and then obtained long dated Options again via employee share plans.

David discovered ATAA about 2003, in The Age Green Guide advert about the ATAA Conference.

In 2007 he became a trader in the FCT Group.

David is presently a private Investment and Futures trader using CQG, WebIRESS, Ninjatrader.

David has a BE (Hons), Electrical Engineering, University of Canterbury. He has worked mainly in IT systems, networking and Engineering. He can be contacted at:

6:40 pm: Break (and last-minute dinner orders)

6:50 pm: Guest Speaker: Violeta Todorova – Senior Technical Analyst at Morgans Financial since 2010

Topic: The Power of Momentum Indicators

Violeta is a qualified technical analyst with two awards of excellence for highest results in technical analysis in Australia (FINSIA). She spent her early career in accounting and fundamental analysis in Europe. Violeta decided to focus on technical analysis in 2004 and has brought a wealth of experience to Morgans.

Violeta uses price charts to identify stock trends early and accurately, which increases profits and reduces risk. She combines advanced technical analysis techniques with the basic trend analysis, chart patterns and indicators tools into a powerful stock market timing system.

In previous roles, Violeta has been a Senior Analyst, ForexCT and Technical Analyst, Tolhurst Group.

Presentation Overview:

  • Trends
  • Chart Patterns
  • Time Frames
  • Momentum indicators
  • Overbought/Oversold
  • Divergence
  • Trading Rules

8.15 pm: Dinner and more networking

Coopers Inn, 282 Exhibition Street. 

Please note minor changes with the new networking/dinner venue:- $30 for a main course. Please order dinner before the meeting in the normal way (after 5:30pm at our own Dinner Desk in the Telstra Conference Centre).

Next Meeting Date: Thu, 12 Oct 2017

Next Meeting Venue: NEW Venue, IBIS Melbourne Hotel, 15-21 Therry St, Melbourne 3000

Next Meeting Speakers: Andrew Swanscott

Next Meeting Normally Held: Generally the second Thursday of each Month


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