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David Linton is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Updata, an analytical service that aims to deliver the best technical analysis software running on as many data sources as possible. Professional traders and analysts now use Updata’s services in over forty countries around the world.
David is a well-known commentator on financial markets in the UK. He has appeared on BBC television, ITN News, Bloomberg and CNBC finance channels and has written for The Mail on Sunday, Shares Magazine and the Investors Chronicle. He has taught Technical Analysis to thousands of traders and investors in Europe over the last two decades with numerous financial institutions employing him to teach and train their trading teams.
David is a member of the UK Society of Technical Analysis (STA) where he teaches the Ichimoku technique as part of the STA Diploma Course and is a holder of the MSTA designation. He is a member of the Association of American Professional Technical Analysts (AAPTA) and was awarded the Master Financial Technical Analyst (MFTA) qualification by the International Federation of Technical Analysts (IFTA) for his paper on the Optimisation of Trailing Stop-losses in 2008. David is the author of Cloud Charts, Trading Success with the Ichimoku Technique, published by Updata. David lives in London and his interests include skiing and yachting.