About the Author
Gregory L. Morris is Sr. Vice President and the Chief Technical Analyst for Stadion Money Management, Inc. (formerly PMFM, Inc.) In this capacity Greg educates institutional and individual clients on the merits of technical analysis and why Stadion utilizes a technical rules-based model to oversee the management of over $6 Billion in assets in six mutual funds, separate accounts, and 401k plans. From December, 2003 to May, 2005, Greg served as a Trustee and advisor to the MurphyMorris ETF Fund. He also served as Treasurer and Chief Executive Officer of MurphyMorris Money Management Co, the Advisor to the Fund.
Greg has written 3 books with McGraw-Hill; The Complete Guide to Market Breadth Indicators, a book introducing market breadth analysis for investors. A third edition to his best-selling and vastly expanded Candlestick Charting Explained was released in March, 2006, and Candlestick Charting Explained Workbook in 2011.
From 1996 to 2002, Greg was CEO of MurphyMorris.Inc., the leading provider of web-based market analysis tools and commentary. MurphyMorris, Inc. was acquired by StockCharts.com, Inc. in October, 2002. In 1999, Greg and three associates started MurphyMorris Money Management Co. to manage assets for individuals. This focus was later changed to address the firm becoming the Advisor to the MurphyMorris ETF Fund in January, 2004, and later merged into the PMFM family of funds.
From 1994 to 1996, he was President of G. Morris Corporation, a Dallas, Texas headquartered business that provided products and services for investors and traders. His lead product was a series of over 450 Indicators & Trading Systems that supported most windows-based technical analysis software packages. From 1993 to 1994, Greg was part of MarketArts, Inc. which launched the first windows-based technical analysis software program, Windows on Wall Street.
In 1992 he published a book on Japanese candlestick analysis called CandlePower, now available in soft cover as Candlestick Charting Explained (McGraw-Hill). Widely recognized as an expert on candlesticks and the developer of candlestick filtering, he has lectured around the world on the subject. In May, 1989, he was awarded outstanding alumni for 1989 from Pratt County College. From 1982 until 1993, he worked in association with N-Squared Computing, producing over 15 technical analysis and charting software titles, many of which are actively used today.
He graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 1971, has a BS degree in Aerospace Engineering, has authored numerous investment-related articles, speaks at numerous seminars and investment groups, appeared many times on Financial News Network (FNN), Fox Business, CNBC, and Bloomberg TV. Greg was featured in Business Week in July 2008. Greg was invited to Italy, Brazil, Canada, and China in 2008 to lecture on the merits of technical market analysis. From 1971 to 1977, he was a Navy F-4 fighter pilot aboard USS Independence who was selected for, and graduated from, the Navy Fighter Weapons School known as Top Gun. Married with two adult children (both engineers) and two step children, Greg and his wife, Laura, live in the mountains of North Georgia.