Technical Analysis from A to Z

Technical Analysis Books

These are the people and the books behind many of the indicators in Technical Analysis from A to Z.

Name Best Known As The...
Achelis, Steve Author of Technical Analysis from A to Z. Founder of Equis (aka MetaStock) and creator of the  MetaStock technical analysis software.
Appel, Gerald Creator of the MACD. Newsletter author. Author of Stock Market Trading Systems.
Arms, Richard Creator of the Arms Index and Equivolume. Author of Volume Cycles in the Stock Market.
Black, Fisher Co-creator of the Black-Scholes option pricing method.
Blau, William Creator of the Stochastic Momentum Index.
Bollinger, John Creator of Bollinger Bands.
Bolton, Hamilton Author of Elliott Wave Principle-A Critical Appraisal.
Chaikin, Marc Creator of Chaikin Money Flow, Chaikin Oscillator, and Chaikin's Volatility.
Chande, Tushar Creator of numerous technical indicators including the Dynamic Momentum Index. Co-author of The New Technical Trader.
Cohen, A.W. Author of How to Use the Three-Point Reversal Method of Point & Figure Stock Market Trading.
Davis, Ned Market analyst and researcher.
DeBry, Jon Primary researcher on Technical Analysis from A to Z. An investment advisor.
Dobson, Edward Author of Understanding Fibonacci Numbers.
Dorsey, Donald Creator of Inertia, Mass Index, and Relative Volatility Index.
Edwards, Robert Co-author of Technical Analysis of Stock trends.
Eliades, Peter Author of Stock Market Cycles.
Elliott, Ralph Creator of Elliott Waves.
Fishback, Don Creator of ODDS Probability Cones.
Fosback, Norman Author of Stock Market Logic.
Granville, Joseph Creator of One Balance Volume. Author of New Strategy of Daily Stock Market Timing for Maximum Profits.
Hannula, Hans Creator of Polarized Fractal Efficiency.
Herrick, John Creator of the Herrick Index.
Klinger, Stephen Creator of the Klinger Oscillator.
Kroll, Stanley Co-creator of numerous indicators including the Dynamic Momentum Index. Co-author of The New Technical Trader.
Lambert, Donald
Magee, John Co-author of Technical Analysis of Stock Trends.
Marian & Sherman
Creators of the McClellan Oscillator and Summation Index. Authors of Patterns for Profit.
Merrill, Arthur Author of Filtered Waves-Basic Theory.
Morris, Greg Author of Candlestick Charting Explained.
Mulloy, Patrick Creator of DEMA and TEMA.
Murphy, John Technical analyst for CNBC-TV for seven years. Author of Technical Analysis of the futures markets and The Visual Investor.
Natenberg, Sheldon Author of Option Volatility and Pricing Strategies.
Nison, Steve Popularized Japanese Candlesticks, Kagi, Renko, and Three Line Break charts in the United States. Author of Japanese Candlestick Charting Techniques and Beyond Candlesticks.
O'Neil, William Founder of Investors Business Daily. Author of How to Make Money in Stocks.
Poulos, Michael Creator of the Random Walk Index
Prechter, Robert Author of numerous books on Elliot Waves. See Prechter's books on"
Pring, Martin Author of numerous excellent books including Technical Analysis Explained and  Breaking the Black Box.
Raff, Gilbert Creator of the Raff Regression Channel.
Scholes, Myron Co-creator of the Black-Scholes option pricing method.
Sibbet, James Creator of the Demand Index.
Tirone, John Creator of Tirone Levels.
Weinberg, Jack Creator of the Range Indicator.
White, Adam Creator of the Vertical Horizontal Filter.
Widner, Mell Creator of the Projection Oscillator and Projection Bands.
Wilder, Welles Creator of numerous indicators, including the RSI and Directional movement. Author of New Concepts in Technical Trading Systems.
Williams, Larry Creator of Williams' Accumulation/Distribution and Williams %R.
Zweig, Martin Author of Winning on Wall Street. Zweig's detailed research popularized many technical indicators.