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Paul Ciana, CMT

Paul Ciana, is Bank of America’s Chief Global FICC Technical Strategist and Director of Research.
Paul believes the best technical strategy is a diversified technical strategy, so he aligns proprietary and familiar technical theory to make the best call. He publishes his views on Rates, FX, Commodities and emerging markets in the Technical Advantage report and manages his open trades in the Chart Alpha report. He publishes a popular primer series called Technicals Explained and Quantifying Technicals. He contributes regularly to cross discipline reports such as Global FX Weekly, Global Rates Weekly and Global Liquid Markets Weekly, too. Paul is ranked among the top Technical Analysts in the All-American Fixed-Income Institutional Investor survey.  Prior to Bank of America, Paul he led the technical analysis specialists at Bloomberg LP.

Ciana authored the book New Frontiers in Technical Analysis, October 2011, John Wiley & Sons. He has been a speaker and panelist at industry events including the CFA, CMT Association, IFTA, NYSSA and CAIA, and his work is regularly quoted in many mainstream media channels.

Paul earned his CMT designation in 2006 and was the president of the New York CMT Chapter and an Instructor for a CMT preparation course.  Paul received his MBA in Marketing and Finance from Fordham University and a Bachelor of Science in Finance & Economics(Magna Cum Laude) from the State University of New York at Albany.