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About John Bollinger

John Bollinger, CFA, CMT is the president and founder of Bollinger Capital Management, Inc., which was established in 1988. Bollinger Capital Management is an investment management company that provides technically driven portfolio management services to individuals, families, trusts, corporations, and retirement plans. Bollinger Capital Management also develops and provides proprietary research for institutions and individuals.

Bollinger Bands are a technical trading tool created by John Bollinger in the early 1980s, and described in his book Bollinger on Bollinger Bands (available for purchase at They arose from the need for adaptive trading bands and John Bollinger's observation that volatility was dynamic, not static, as was widely believed at the time. The purpose of Bollinger Bands is to provide a relative definition of high and low. By definition, prices are high at the upper band and low at the lower band. This definition can aid in rigorous pattern recognition and is useful in comparing price action to the action of indicators to arrive at systematic trading decisions.

About The Capital Growth Letter

The Capital Growth Letter ( is a monthly investment letter (offered by paid subscription) with an emphasis on technical analysis. John Bollinger gives his overview of the markets and then covers in detail stocks, bonds, precious metals, commodities, the dollar and the international markets. The Capital Growth Letter utilizes a technically-driven asset allocation approach and provides equity analysis based on the GroupPower industry group and sector analysis program. Each issue provides charts, analysis and commentary on the markets as well as specific investment recommendations. In addition, the Capital Growth Letter provides investors with analysis, tools and techniques in an attempt stimulate/facilitate their own decision-making abilities.

About EquityTrader

EquityTrader ( is designed to provide investors with a method of evaluating the past performance and potential appreciation of equities. EquityTrader evaluates a universe of 4,600 stocks in two dimensions: how they have done in the past and how they are expected to perform now. For the most part, EquityTrader is provided as a free service to all users. However, you need to register in order to receive access to the Level II premium sections: Lists and Portfolios.

About FundsTrader

FundsTrader ( is designed to provide investors with a method of evaluating the past performance and potential appreciation of mutual funds. FundsTrader evaluates a universe of 2,081 funds in two dimensions: How they have done in the past and how they are expected to perform now. Similar to EquityTrader, it is a free service, but you need to register in order to access the Portfolio section.

About GroupPower

GroupPower ( is a daily service that takes advantage of a proprietary group structure to provide you with the most dynamic market strategy available. In almost any market, some groups are rising and some groups are falling. GroupPower tells you which groups are on the move, so you can profit in any market environment by taking advantage of specific group trends. A paid subscription is required to access the site.

Bollinger Capital Management Contact Information

Bollinger Capital Management
P.O. Box 3358
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266

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