Thomas DeMark is the founder and CEO of Market Studies, LLC, creator of the DeMark Indicators, and has been a special consultant to Steven A. Cohen of SAC Capital Advisors for over 15 years. Mr. DeMark's indicators are used in the market timing and technical analysis of financial markets.
Mr. DeMark received his B.A. and MBA in Wisconsin and attended law school there as well from 1965 through 1972. From 1972 to 1978, Mr. DeMark was an officer of National Investment Services (NIS), a multibillion dollar pension fund manager. From 1979 to 1982, he was president of Financial Markets Consulting, a market-timing consulting subsidiary of NIS. In 1982, DeMark founded DeMark Investment Advisory, an advisor to many of the largest and most successful hedge funds, fund managers, mutual funds, and investment counseling firms. His clients included George Soros, Goldman Sachs, Union Carbide, IBM, Minnesota Mining, Steinhardt Partners, Atlantic Richfield, First Investors, Hoisington Investment, among many others. In 1988, DeMark became executive vice president of Tudor (Paul Tudor Jones), a multibillion dollar hedge fund. In 1990, DeMark established a partnership with Chicago Board of Trade Treasury Bond legend Charlie DiFrancesca ("Charlie D"). In 1990, DeMark and multibillion dollar fund manager Van Hoisington formed Devan Futures, a $40 million fund. In 1994, DeMark served as special advisor to Leon Cooperman, a $5 billion hedge fund manager. At the same time, DeMark formed Market Studies, a provider of DeMark's suite of market-timing software to data vendors, such as Bloomberg and CQG.
In 2008, Steven A. Cohen, founder of Stamford, Connecticut-based SAC Capital Advisors, which manages $16 billion, and John H. Burbank, founder of San Francisco-based Passport