Author: David Knox Barker

David Knox Barker is the founder of Long Wave Dynamics, LLC, and the publisher and editor of The International Long Wave Dynamics Letter. Barker is one of the world's foremost experts on the economic long wave, stock market cycles and Fibonacci market analysis. He is the creator of the Market Cycle Dynamics (MCD) software and author of The K Wave (2012). He is a writer, entrepreneur and technical market analyst. He has researched stock market cycles and written on the impact of the long wave on international financial markets and the international political economy for over 25 years. Barker developed the powerful Market Cycle Dynamics Formula Timing Plan (aka Theory 144) approach to market cycle analysis based on decades of market cycle research. Barker was founder and CEO for ten years from 1997 to 2007 of a successful life sciences research and marketing services company, serving a majority of the top 20 global life science companies. Barker also founded ALP Life Sciences, LLC in 2007, which is managing research and development on the Nanoveson(TM) project. He received his bachelor's degree with a major in finance from Appalachian State University and a master's degree in political science from University of Central Florida, where his thesis research explored disequilibrium in the international political economy from the long wave perspective. He is happily married to Berdjette, a citizen of Switzerland, and they are the parents of three great kids. His hobbies include reading, writing, running and discussing big ideas with family and friends.