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peter amaralLead developer, Peter Amaral, is the author of three books on technical analysis, Trading the Square of Nine with a Pencil and a Calculator, J.M. Hurst Cycle Trading Without the Rocket Math, and Using Fibonacci Ratios to Forecast Price and Time. Peter is also the webmaster of Tradingfives.com, which has been online since 1999.

Peter is a retired attorney. His practice specialized in securities and investment banking and provided him with the opportunity to dig into how the stock brokerage business really works. Brokers talk to their customers about corporate management and earning reports, but the people trading the firm’s own money talk to each other about things like momentum and resistance and support.

His goal is to make Options Master Chartist the most complete and useful swing trading platform for the individual options investor.

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