Bio: Michael Gouvalaris is the author of The Trading Playbook: Two Rule Based Plans for Day Trading and Swing Trading. He is the author of the Technical Investor blog (formerly Mikes Trading Journal) which began in 2009 and has provided timely and accurate technical analysis of the markets and garnered the attention of many in the financial media. Michael is an Investment Advisor Representative for James D. Maxon Financial Advisors, LLC, based in Woburn, Massachusetts. Helping clients meet and exceed their financial goals through careful planning and risk management. His meticulous research of financial market data helps clients to maintain focus on their goals and avoid the many behavioral pitfalls that the individual investor tends to get caught up in.