John A. Bollingerd
John Bollinger, CFA, CMT is the president and founder of Bollinger Capital Management, Inc., an investment management company that provides technically driven money management services to individuals, corporations, trusts and retirement plans. Bollinger Capital Management also develops and provides proprietary research for institutions and individuals.
Mr. Bollinger was the Chief Market Analyst for many years for Financial News Network, a nationwide cable network. He continues to present market analysis and commentary on CNBC, FNN’s successor and speaks at financial conferences worldwide.
John Bollinger is probably best known for his Bollinger Bands, which have been widely accepted and integrated into most of the analytical software currently in use. His book "Bollinger On Bollinger Bands" was published by McGraw Hill and is has been translated into six languages.
John Bollinger also is the founder of several financial websites:
After purchasing his first microcomputer in 1977, Mr. Bollinger became involved in the seminal stages of computer driven market analysis. Today he continues to write some of his own software and also makes use of a number of commercial analysis packages.
Bollinger graduated from the School of Visual Arts majoring in cinematography and started studying the market shortly thereafter. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), a Chartered Market Technician (CMT) and a former board member of the Market Technicians Association. He is also a member of the Los Angeles Society of Financial Analysts and was the founding president of Market Analysts of Southern California. He is the recipient of the Technical Securities Analysts Association of San Francisco Lifetime Award for Outstanding Achievement in Technical Analysis and the 2005 Market Technicians Association Annual Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Field of Technical Analysis.
Book by John A. Bollinger:
Bollinger on Bollinger Bands
Insiders and experienced traders have long used Bollinger Bands to accurately predict price action. Now -- for the first time ever -- learn to use and apply this extraordinary technique directly from the man who created it. Explained in clear, step-by-step terms discover how to compare price and indicator action and make sound, sensible -- and profitable -- trading decisions. Concise, straightforward and filled with instructive charts and visual aides, this remarkable works is essential reading for all serious traders, regardless of the market condition. Bollinger includes his simple system for implementation - and personal techniques for combining bands and indicators.