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University of Pittsburgh


Trading, investing, financial news

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Brooke Publishers


  • Author of The Master Swing Trader (McGraw–Hill 2000) and MST Toolkit (McGraw–Hill 2010)
  • TV contributor for CNBC and Bloomberg TV
  • Author of The Daily Swing Trade newsletter for 16 years and The Swing Shift column for 12 years on


Alan Farley is a best-selling author of The Master Swing Trader and MST Toolkit, long-time writer/contributor for TheStreet and dozens of financial publications. He is also author of Mastering The Trade, one of the longest-running trading courses on the Internet.

Alan is a CNBC and Bloomberg TV contributor as well as the publisher of Hard Right Edge, one of the first trading sites on the Internet. He's also publisher of numerous DVDs and webinars including Predicting Market Trends, Turning Pattern Cycles Into Profits, Targeting Profitable Entry and Exit Points, and Market Patterns For Active Traders.


Alan received his bachelor's in psychology from the University of Pittsburgh.

Quote from Alan Farley

"I deeply believe that I can't succeed in life unless I help others to succeed. As a result, I've spent nearly three decades teaching traders and investors about our complex world markets, showing them ways to gain an edge on the competition."