Melvin Pasternak, Ph.D.,  is an experienced market technician. He designed a course for TD Waterhouse titled "Winning in the Stock Market," which combined intensive technical and fundamental analysis to uncover how to profitably beat the market. Dr. Pasternak was a professor at the Mount Royal University in Calgary, Alberta, for more than 25 years. In 2006, after retiring, he published his book on candlestick charting, 21 Candlesticks Every Trader Should Know. Due to his trading expertise, he has been interviewed several times by CBC Radio-Canada and the Calgary Herald.

Analyst Articles

Target-date funds sound like they make retirement simple. Plunk one or more into your 401(k) or IRA account, choose a retirement date and watch your portfolio grow, bringing you to the financial nirvana every retiree craves. That’s the allure of a target-date retirement fund. Read More

#-ad_banner-#When President Obama’s armored limousine got stuck in Ireland this May as it exited the U.S. embassy, it was this towing company’s equipment that freed his vehicle, known affectionately as “The Beast.” Since receiving the president’s nod, Miller Industries (NYSE: MLR) — the world’s leading towing and… Read More

This stock’s story started in 1972 with a nagging stomachache. To ward off chronic discomfort, a Utah school teacher put a spoonful of cayenne pepper into an easy-to-swallow gelatin capsule. He felt immediate relief, but perhaps more importantly realized his remedy also had business potential. Shortly after,… Read More

Investment advisors Sterne, Agee & Leach describe this restaurant chain as “the best-positioned player in the fast-food business.” Many analysts expect it to gain market share in the coming months due to menu upgrades and in-store decorative improvements. #-ad_banner-#But the opportunity to profit from the company’s… Read More