Buff Pelz Dormeier, CMT, manages private investment portfolios for affluent individuals, institutions, trusts, and endowments. In his 15 plus years in the securities industry, he has been employed as a financial advisor, an analyst, and a portfolio manager. An Award winning industry innovator, Buff is the developer of Volume Weighted Moving Averages (VWMAs), the VW-MACD, the Volume Price Confirmation Indicator (VPCI), VPCI Stochastics, the Anti-Volume Stop Loss (AVSL), the Trend Thrust Indicator (TTI), Capital Weighted Volume Indexes, as well as a host of cap weighted volume based breadth indicators. His work with market indicators and trading system design has been published and/or referenced in Barron's, Stock's & Commodities, SFO and Active Trader magazines, as well as the IFTA & MTA Journals. A Chartered Market Technician, he received the 2006 Charles Dow Award recognizing research papers breaking new ground or which make innovative use of established techniques in the field of technical analysis. He has also been a featured speaker at national and international conferences including Expo Trader Brazil, the TradeStation World Conference, and the Moneyshow the International Trader's Expo.