McDowell, Bennett

Bennett McDowell, founder of®, began his financial career on Wall Street and later became a “Registered Securities Broker” and “Financial Advisor” for Prudential Securities and Morgan Stanley.  As a financial advisor, Bennett’s niche was “Active Trading” and “Investing” for a community of high net worth clients using his own proprietary trading system.  This system later became known as the Applied Reality Trading®, or the ART®, system. 

In answer to numerous requests for Bennett to share his successful trading and investing techniques he brought the ART® software to the public in the year 2003.

Today the ART® system is used in over 80 countries around the world by sophisticated hedge fund managers, individual investors and active traders alike. McDowell has since brought many additional technical analysis software tools to the market including the OWL, PTF & TLM in addition to a variety of market scanners.

Considered an expert in Technical Analysis, Elliott Wave, Trading Psychology and Money Management Bennett speaks at trade shows and writes articles for many leading trading publications including Technical Analysis of Stocks & Commodities magazine. 

Internationally recognized as a leader in trading education, Bennett teaches trading to students worldwide through his company®. Notably,®, Applied Reality Trading® and The Traders Assistant® Record Keeping System have received numerous Stocks & Commodities magazine Readers’ Choice Awards.

McDowell has also written three bestselling books published by John Wiley & Sons, The ART® of Trading, A Trader’s Money Management System and Survival Guide for Traders. His latest book Elliott Wave Techniques Simplified was released by McGraw Hill in 2016.

Bennett resides in San Diego, CA with his wife and two children.  He can be reached by E-Mail via .