Senior Editor, Trading and Investing


Middle-Temple Inn of Court, School of Law , Warwick University


Technical analysis, trading, investing, law


  • Senior Editor of trading and investing at Investopedia
  • 15+ years of experience as a financial writer and technical analyst
  • Published in finance journals such as the Technical Analysis of Stocks and Commodities and the Journal of Technical Analysis
  • Has written for websites such as,, and


Stella Osoba enjoys a distinguished career as a financial, legal, and business writer, a technical analyst, and an independent trader. She produces a wide range of content for print, digital, blog, multimedia, and animation projects. Stella’s work includes articles on behavioral finance, trading, and technical analysis. An attorney, Stella left a career in law to pursue freelance writing, teaching, and lecturing. Her deep experience and knowledge base include the disciplines of transactional analysis, financial report analysis, and business litigation; statistical and technical analysis of price patterns, volume history, and measures of trend, momentum, and volatility; trading, risk management, inter-market analysis, behavioral finance, market history, and ethics.

Stella is active in the CMT Association—a global credentialing body with nearly 15 years of service to the financial industry. She was a co-founder and chair of Women in Technical Analysis, a chapter of the CMT Association, which is designed to increase opportunities for women to network and form meaningful contacts in the finance industry. Stella has worked for Wiley Publishing Company to develop material for their online CMT Test Bank and was a grader for the CMT Level 111 exam. Stella is frequently chosen to lead initiatives that require skill in assessing technical data, and serves as a mentor and teacher to traders and other professionals in financial services.


Stella was admitted as a Barrister-at-Law in England and Wales and is a member of Middle-Temple Inn of Court. She studied law at Warwick University School of Law (London), She is also admitted to the Bars of New York and California. She is a Chartered Market Technician (CMT).