THE FORMAL INTRODUCTION
Chuck Gibson, AAMS, AWMA, CFP®, BS ChemE, ChFC, CMT®, CRPS, MBA is the president and founder of Financial Perspectives, an independent, fee-only company specializing in investment management and financial planning for retirement. Chuck has worked in the industry since 2000, after leaving almost 20 years in Silicon Valley entrenched in the world of technology.
THE INFORMAL INTRODUCTION
After planning my escape from the technology industry, I started Financial Perspectives as a sole proprietor with no real experience wearing each and every hat required to run a business. Somehow, in spite of myself, i survived and thrived. With success comes growth and now allows me the ability to focus on what I love, being an expert in the markets. This expertise only came about due to the ’08 – ’09 market collapse. I, like most others who had little market knowledge, was frozen as the meltdown took hold. I was a buy and holder. I was committed to riding out the market gyrations. The damage that caused to client portfolios has forever been burned into my brain. At that point I was so affected I had to find an answer, create a plan to protect my clients. That’s how I found Technical Analysis and the MTA.
The knowledge the CMT program imparted and confidence to navigate difficult times not only makes me different but most importantly provides a way to feel confident about my ability to take care of my investment management clients, my #1 goal.
Between this and the investment edge blog, I attempt to enlighten readers to the art and beauty of Technical Analysis in addition to providing the opportunity to make some money along the way.