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An Interview with Kermit Zieg

Anyone who has studied point and figure charting will be aware of Kermit Zieg, who has published many articles and books on the subject. In this interview, George Hallmey met Kermit in his home near Washington and discussed with him his trading style.

In the interview, Kermit explains

  1. Some of the history of point and figure charting.
  2.  The advantages of point and figure over other charting methods.
  3. How he combines point and figure charting with an options strategy to swing trade US stocks.
  4. How he selects stocks to trade.

The interview is provided in streaming video format below. If you have trouble viewing it, please download the interview instead.

George met Kermit as part of a series of 18 in depth inteviews with successful traders. All of the interviews are available on a ClickEvents CD,  Interviews with Traders.

Kermit Zieg has written nine books and numerous articles on investment strategy. His two major areas of trading and research interest are point-and-figure charting and options. In his study of point-and-figure charting conducted continuously since 1961, he has run thousands of tests (back tested and live), and numerous what-if simulations. Dr Zieg is a Full Professor of Finance and Investments at Florida Institute of Technology’s National Capital Region campus in Alexandria, Virginia. He keeps his finger on the pulse of the markets through active trading of options, using point-and-figure in all of his decision-making. He travels extensively, training, lecturing, consulting and serving as an expert witness.

Kermit Zieg has written nine books and numerous articles on investment strategy. His two major areas of trading and research interest are point-and-fi...

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