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Ken Winans, CMT
President & Founder, Winans Investments
For 28 years, Ken Winans, CMT, has conducted groundbreaking financial research within the discipline of technical analysis while serving as a portfolio manager, investment analyst, broker and investor. Ken is the President and Founder of Winans Investments, an award-winning investment management and research firm based in Novato, CA. He is a regular guest on various TV and radio shows nationwide, and has had much of his investment research published by leading financial industry magazines, newspapers and websites.
Ken’s analytical work pioneered the development of the Winans International Real Estate Index and Preferred Stock Index. Both are considered leading market indexes, and are used by major financial and academic institutions such as Fidelity Investments, Princeton University and the Securities Research Company.
Ken holds a Bachelors degree in Business Economics from the University of San Diego, a Masters in Finance from the University of San Francisco, and is a Chartered Market Technician (CMT). In 2004, the University of San Francisco named him one of its most celebrated graduates. Ken serves as a trustee for several non-profit organizations, including the Museum of American Finance (New York City), The W Foundation (Novato), and The San Francisco Fleet Week Association.