About the Author
David Aronson is an adjunct professor of finance at Baruch College’s Zicklin School of Business in New York, where he teaches a graduate-level course in technical analysis to MBA and financial-engineering students, and vice-president of Hood River Research Inc., a firm that develops signal filters and predictive models. He was formerly a proprietary trader and technical analyst at Spear, Leeds and Kellogg and president of Raden Research Group Inc., a consulting firm that developed the data-mining software PRISM and filters and systems for various trading firms. Prior to that, he founded AdvoCom Corporation, which managed client funds in portfolios of futures trading advisors using portfolio optimization. He received a BA in philosophy from Lafayette College in 1967 and served in the Peace Corps in El Salvador.