Throughout his 45 years in the investment field, the national media and his peers have recognized Charles D. Kirkpatrick II. He has been featured on Wall $treet Week, CNBC, and in the magazine Technical Analysis of Stocks and Commodities, has been quoted in such publications as The Wall Street Journal, BusinessWeek, Forbes, Futures magazine, Money magazine and The New York Times, and has written articles for Barron’s and the Market Technicians Journal. He is the only person to win the annual Charles H. Dow Award twice, for articles on technical analysis in 1993 and 2001. In 2008, he won the Market Technicians Association Annual Award for “outstanding contributions to the field of technical analysis.”
He has been a featured speaker before such professional organizations as the New York Society of Security Analysts, Financial Analysts Federation, Market Technicians Association, the Foundation for the Study of Cycles, and numerous colleges and universities. He is a Chartered Market Technician, a past elected and former Board Member of the Market Technicians Association, former Board Member of the Market Technicians Association Educational Foundation, former editor of the Journal of Technical Analysis and Chairman of the MTAEF’s Academic Liaison Committee, responsible for the development of courses in technical analysis at major business schools.
In 1970 Mr. Kirkpatrick co-founded the Market Forecasting division of Lynch, Jones & Ryan and in 1978 his own market forecasting and brokerage firm, Kirkpatrick & Company, Inc., which published an investment-strategy letter, provided computerized stock-selection methods to institutional portfolio managers, managed a hedge fund, and traded options on the PHLX and CBOE. While currently retired from the investment management, brokerage and trading businesses, he continues to publish his Market Strategist letter, calculate his award-winning stock-selection lists, write books and articles on trading and investing, and as an Adjunct Professor of Finance, teach technical analysis at Brandeis University International Business School.
A graduate of Phillips Exeter Academy, Harvard College (AB), and the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania (MBA), Mr. Kirkpatrick lives in Kittery, Maine.