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About Gary Antonacci

Gary Antonacci, founder of Optimal Momentum, has over 50 years of experience as an investment professional focusing on underexploited investment opportunities.

After receiving his MBA degree from the Harvard Business School, Gary concentrated on researching and developing innovative investment strategies that have their basis in academic research.

His research on momentum investing was the first-place winner in 2012 and the second-place winner in 2011 of the Founders Award for Advances in Active Investment Management given annually by the National Association of Active Investment Managers (NAAIM).

Gary introduced the world to dual momentum, combining relative strength price momentum with trend following absolute momentum.

He wrote the award-winning book, Dual Momentum Investing: An Innovative Approach to Higher Returns with Lower Risk.

Gary is a popular speaker on momentum strategies, factor-based investing, and quantitative methods. He licenses advanced momentum models to investment professionals and substantial private investors.

Gary is author of the popular blog Dual Momentum. You can follow him on Twitter and Linkedln.

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