HIA November Meeting on First Saturday

The monthly meeting of the Houston Investors Association will take place Saturday, November 5, 2011 at University Center on University of Houston Campus, Houston, TX.  Please note that this is the FIRST Saturday of the month. This is due to room scheduling conflicts at University of Houston. 

FEATURED PRESENTATION:

HIA member Pat Finnegan will speak on Intermediate Term Trend Following.

The McClellan Summation Index is used as the primary indicator in an
Intermediate Term Trend Follwing market timing signal, and additional indicators
are used to improve the reliability of the system.  Examples of use of the
signal in ETF trading are illustrated.  A copy of Powerpoint Presentation will
be made available.  A website with detailed charts will be discussed.

 

Bio:
Pat Finnegan is a native of Ireland with a degree in Electrical Engineering
and a Ph.D.in Electronics.After graduation he worked in missile design. He
then worked for a major Oilfield Services Company for over 30 years.  He is
currently a Senior VP of a Trucking Company and  Home Healthcare business.

He wants to point out that he has no specific financial training.  He is a
private investor since opening his first account with Merrill Lynch in 1968.
He has been a member of HIA for more than 15 years.

Main program begins at 11.00. SIG programs begin at 8.30.

 

HIA’s November 5, 2011 Agenda

– 08:30 AM –

Stock Market SIG:  Speakers: Al Robison & Alice Van Dyke

 

Topic:  “Market Discussion”

Al will lead a discussion of this still difficult market and how we might conceivably make some money in it. Please bring your own best ideas, and we’ll talk about them.

Derivatives / Advanced Options SIG: Speaker: Jim McWilliams 

Topic: “ Risk and Risk Management”

 Trading 101 SIG: Speakers: John Godell & Ron Stockstill

Topics: “Review Big Picture and Analysis of Trading Opportunities ”

John and Ron will provide a review of the Big Picture.  We will continue learning how to listen to the market and aligning ourselves with it. Reference – Bill William’s Book #1.

– 09:30 AM –

Evidence-Based Investing SIG: Speaker: Will not be held this month.

ETF & Market Outlook SIG:  Speakers: Jimmy Hixson

Topic: Market improving, how is the Economy Doing?

Fixed Income SIG:  Speaker: John Bott  (Tri-Star Financial)

Topic:   To be announced.

– 10:45 AM –

Club Business: Speaker: Gus Salinas

– 11:00 AM –

Main Meeting:  Speaker: Pat Finnegan 

Topic: Intermediate Term Trend Following

The McClellan Summation Index is used as the primary indicator in an
Intermediate Term Trend Following market timing signal, and additional indicators are used to improve the reliability of the system.  Examples of use of the signal in ETF trading are illustrated.  A copy of Powerpoint Presentation will
be made available.  A website with detailed charts will be discussed.

Bio:
Pat Finnegan is a native of Ireland with a degree in Electrical Engineering
and a Ph.D.in Electronics.After graduation he worked in missile design. He
then worked for a major Oilfield Services Company for over 30 years.  He is
currently a Senior VP of a Trucking Company and Home Healthcare business.

He is a private investor since opening his first account with Merrill Lynch in 1968.
He has been a member of HIA for more than 15 years.

– 12:45 PM –

Future/Commodities SIG: Featured Speaker: Phil Langford

 

Topic: “To be Announced.”

 


see also the    Downloads from previous meetings


Coffee and doughnuts at HIA meetings are generously provided by John Bott of Tri-Star Financial.


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