Matt Blackman

Matt Blackman, the host of TradeSystemGuru.com, is a technical trader, author, keynote speaker and regular contributor to a number of trading publications and investment/trading websites in North America and Europe. He also writes a weekly market letter.


In addition to mentions and articles published on such websites as Barrons Online, CBS MarketWatch and Trade2Win.com, his articles have appeared in such publications as Technical Analysis of Stocks & Commodities, SFO Magazine, Trader Monthly, Working Money, Physician's Money Digest, Laffer Economics, The Wellington Letter, Traders.com, Advantage, Traders Mag (Europe), Active Trader, Electionomics.com, TradingEducation.com and Investopedia.com.


Matt has also written articles on a wide variety of international finance and e-commerce business-related topics for such publications as E-Commerce Quarterly, Offshore Finance USA, Offshore Finance Canada, Offshore Outlook, Shore-to-Shore and Shoreliner Magazine.


In a September 2004 article for Offshore Investment Magazine, he was referred to as "one of Western Canada's leading international financial analysts" by Walter H. Diamond, economist and author of more than 80 texts on international taxation and trade. Blackman is a member of the Market Technicians Association (MTA) and the Technical Securities Analysts Association (TSAA).

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  1. Active Trading

    The Leap-Year Phenomenon

    Find out if you can build a strategy around the behavior of the market in the presidential cycle.
  2. Active Trading

    Spotting Breakouts As Easy As ACD

    Wondering what it means to be a "logical trader"? Take a look at this system devised by Mark Fisher.
  3. Active Trading

    Gauging The Strength Of A Market Move

    Learn how to apply the ACD technique to a longer time horizon.
  4. Investing

    Spot Hotshot Penny Stocks

    Don't flip a coin to find your next investment.
  5. Active Trading Fundamentals

    Charting Your Way To Better Returns

    Learn about the powerful hybrid techniques that take advantage of both technical and fundamental analysis.
  6. Options & Futures

    Losing To Win

    Adopting realistic expectations is essential to staying in the trading game.
  7. Active Trading

    Catching A Lift On The Penny Express

    The popularity of the penny stock market has grown, but are these stocks a safe bet?
  8. Active Trading

    How To Survive The Trading Game

    Gain insight into how a trader/programmer approaches the task of designing a trading system.
  9. Trading Systems & Software

    High-Tech Fibonacci

    Fibonacci developed this system in the Middle Ages. See how it can provide accuracy without sacrificing readability.
  10. Forex Education

    An Introduction To J-Charting

    Learn about a technical tool that's based on the view that markets are energetic systems.
  11. Investing

    A Holistic Approach To Trading Gold

    Combine technicals and fundamentals to tune out noise and confirm trends in this commodity.
  12. Active Trading

    10 Steps To Building A Winning Trading Plan

    It's impossible to avoid disaster without trading rules - make sure you know how to devise them for yourself.
  13. Forex Education

    How International Tax Rates Impact Your Investments

    International investors need to be aware of the staggering correlation between tax rates and economic performance.
  14. Active Trading

    Market Cycles: The Key To Maximum Returns

    You need to understand the various phases of the market cycle to avoid bubbles and make the best investments.
  15. Active Trading

    The Advantage Of Intermarket Analysis

    Analyzing a variety of markets around the world can provide powerful insight into trading opportunities.
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