Richard Adcock MSTA a brief Biography.

Richard Adcock MSTA has been involved in technical analysis since the late 1980’s. He specialises in Candlestick analysis, combining it with momentum and trending techniques to establish both long and short term strategies.

During his career, Richard has been voted Top Fixed Income Technical Strategist in the Technical Analyst magazine poll for 2009, 2011 & 2013, as well as runner up in 2010 and 2012. He was also short listed for the FX award during this time. Since founding Adcock Analysis Ltd, the company has been voted top Independent Technical Research House for FX in 2017, 2018 & 2019.

Richard started his career with Investment Research of Cambridge Ltd where he published a number of reports covering all markets, as well as managing client funds. He was approached by Credit Lyonnais to join their prop trading team as Technical Analyst, from which he joined the HSBC futures broking desk, taking both a strategy and sales role. UBS then asked him to join them in 2000, where he managed both the rates and FX technical teams. In early 2015, he joined Brevan Howard, where his technical reports were used by portfolio managers in their day to day trading. Richard also traded risk on his own views.

He sits on the executive committee of the Society of Technical Analysts, where he is responsible for publication of the STA journal, as well as sitting on the education sub-committee and has lectured for them on numerous occasions, including their annual diploma course on Candlestick Analysis.


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