Steve Nison, CMT

Author and Expert, Candlestick Charting

Steve Nison, who was among the first to receive the Chartered Market Technician (CMT) designation, is a renowned author and speaker who claims the distinction of pioneering candlestick charts to the Western world. Steve has authored three books, including the widely-known Japanese Candlestick Charting Technique.  He is also an expert on Western technical analysis with over 30 years of real-world experience.

Regarded as one of the foremost technical analysts in the world, Steve’s client list includes Fidelity, J.P. Morgan, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, NYSE and NASDAQ market makers, hedge funds and money managers. His work has been highlighted in The Wall Street Journal, Worth Magazine, Institutional Investor and Barron’s.

Steve has appeared numerous times on CNBC, and his segment on FNN (the precursor to CNBC) brought in the most viewers that network ever had. His sold-out seminars have been hailed as the most valuable and entertaining in the industry. He has presented his trading strategies in 20 countries to traders from almost every investment firm on how to apply – and profit from – these methods. 

Steve has also lectured at numerous universities, including Baruch and Cornell, and has been a guest speaker at the World Bank and the Federal Reserve. He was previously a senior technical analyst at Merrill Lynch and senior vice president at Daiwa securities. He holds an M.B.A. in Finance and Investments.

Video Archive Contributions
October 10, 2020
Session 2 - Learning from the Legend
Presenter(s): Steve Nison, CMT
October 25, 2017
The Most Common Candlestick Charts Mistakes
Presenter(s): Steve Nison, CMT
February 9, 2010
Candle Charting Essentials and Beyond
Presenter(s): Steve Nison, CMT