Ryan Hysmith was the chief market strategist of Option Alpha. Ryan loves thinking about, talking about, and writing about markets. Before joining Option Alpha, Ryan worked in institutional fixed-income sales and taught undergraduate finance. Ryan holds multiple graduate degrees but is most proud of his chartered market technician (CMT) designation. He is on the editorial board of the Journal of Technical Analysis. Ever a learner, he loves to read, study, take tests and write. He loves his wife, sons, and playing outside.