Ron William will outline a behavioral technical analysis framework, enhanced by market timing, as highlighted by a late-cycle rare exhaustion pattern on the S&P500. This follows warning shot overbought reactions following multiple “irrational exuberance” greed sentiment readings since August 2020. Most notable was the overcrowding of large technology equity positions in the options market, with the put-to-call ratio hitting multiyear extremes based on linear extrapolations of the “V” shaped recovery and omnipotent central bank policy. Ron will also discuss timing models, which predicted the 2020 pandemic-led crash and now signal further asymmetric risk into 2021.
Ron William, CFTe, MSTA
Market Strategist | Educator | Performance Coach
- Ron is a Market Strategist, with +20 years of experience, working for leading economic research & institutional firms; producing macro research and trading strategies. He specializes in blended, top-down, semi-discretionary analysis, driven by cycles, based on the „Roadmap“ signature model of veteran technician Robin Griffiths.
- Ron is also a Behavioural Finance Expert, Trading Psychologist & Performance Coach. He uses the latest techniques in behavioural/risk assessment modelling, peak-performance, neuro/body science and stress response management (SRM), including mindfulness & coherence training; supported by his market strategies. He is a member of two leading neuroscience groups (ANE & NLI), the International Coaching Federation (ICF), and teaches a Masterclass in „Applied Behavioural Science“ at the CFA Singapore.
- Ron’s primary work, as part of his current institutional market advisory firm (RWA), acquired global industry recognition with multiple Finalist Awards for „Best Specialist Research/& FX“. His market insights are also featured regularly across leading financial media programs (notably, “Minsky moment” & Volatility Re-awakening) and industry publications (2020 Crash: What Next? Gold spike risk into $3k & Deflation spike risk).
- Driven by high integrity education, Ron serves on the board of the International Federation of Technical Analysis (IFTA), Heads the Swiss Association of Market Technician (SAMT) Geneva Chapter, and is Honorary member of ESTA. He is a visiting professor at leading universities, active guest speaker for the CFA, CAIA, CISI, and senior teacher at colleges, offering an accredited diploma in trading and investing. Ron was also previously invited by the House of Commons, to join an industry guidance team, following the official launch of an All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG), in Digital Currencies.