Walter Deemer - Biography

Walter Deemer began his Wall Street career in July, 1963 as a Merrill Lynch research trainee. In April, 1964, he moved to their Market Analysis Department, where he worked directly under Bob Farrell, and he has been a full-time market analyst ever since.

In February, 1966, Walter joined Tsai Management and Research just before the initial offering of the Manhattan Fund. In May, 1970, he went to the Putnam Management Company in Boston, one of the most prestigious money management firms in the world at the time(!) and headed Putnam's Market Analysis Department throughout the ten years he worked there. For part of that time, Walter was a full member of Putnam's Investment Policy Committee, and he was promoted to Senior Vice President in 1976.

Walter formed his own company, Deemer Technical Research Inc., in July 1980, which has successfully offered his market strategies and insights to institutional clients since that time.

Walter Deemer is a founding member and past president of the Market Technicians Association, a professional group affiliated with the New York Society of Security Analysts, and a founding member of the American Association of Professional Technical Analysts. He has twice addressed the Conference on Technical Analysis, held in Cambridge, England, and has also addressed the Boston Security Analysts Society, the San Francisco Society of Security Analysts, and the Contrary Opinion Forum. He has appeared on the Nightly Business Report and has been the special guest on Wall Street Week. He was the featured technical analyst in "Dean LeBaron's Treasury Of Investment Wisdom", joining such luminaries as John Bogle, Peter Lynch and George Soros as the chosen "guru" in their field. And, last but hardly least, he was one of the analysts featured in "The Heretics of Finance: Conversations with Leading Practicioners of Technical Analysis" by Andrew Lo and Jasmina Hasanhodzic that was published by Bloomberg Press earlier this year.

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