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Mike Murphy, who holds a Chartered Market Technician (CMT) designation, works as a technical analyst with the Technical Analysis Group. As a technical analyst, Mike assists in managing and generating investment ideas for portfolios. His analysis is based on traditional technical approaches and market indicators, including the use of pattern recognition, volume, sentiment, and momentum. In addition, he builds and analyzes various custom screens to develop themes based on breakouts and relative highs or lows.
Prior to joining the Technical Analysis Group in 2010, Mike was a portfolio analyst on the Global Bond Team at Wellington Management. He worked with fixed income portfolio managers in implementing investment strategies across client portfolios. He also assisted the credit portfolio managers in chart analysis for potential corporate bond investments. Prior to joining Wellington in 2006, he was an investment banking analyst with America’s Growth Capital (2005-2006). Before that, he worked at State Street Corporation as a senior fund accountant (2004-2005).
Mike earned his BA in American Studies from Middlebury College (2004). In addition to his CMT designation, he holds a Chartered Financial Analyst designation; he is a member of the CFA Institute and the Boston Security Analysts Society.