Brian Shannon, CMT


Brian Shannon is the Founder of Alphatrends. Brian is a successful trader, speaker, and educator.

He published his first book, “Technical Analysis Using Multiple Timeframes” in 2008 to educate swing traders.  In 2023 he published his second book “Maximum Trading Gains with Anchored VWAP’ which has become an instant bestseller.   

Brian began educating and mentoring people about technical analysis and trading techniques as Head of Research and Training for MarketWise. In 2006, he created Alphatrends, where he provides technical analysis updates of the markets and individual stocks through blog posts and daily video updates. Brian’s primary focus is on price action and his approach is focused on assisting people to make decisions about market direction and risk management.

Brian’s work has been published or written about in Technical Analysis of Stocks & Commodities, Barron’s, Active Trader, Stock Futures and Options Magazine, among others.

Video Archive Contributions
April 27, 2023
Specific Anchored VWAP Strategies for All Timeframes
Presenter(s): Brian Shannon, CMT
August 25, 2020
Northern Ohio Virtual Chapter Meeting featuring Brian Shannon, CMT
Presenter(s): Brian Shannon, CMT
January 8, 2020
Visualizing volume with the Anchored VWAP, Anchored Volume by Price, and Raindrop(TM) Charts
Presenter(s): Brian Shannon, CMT