Fred Tam

Who is Fred Tam?

Mr. Fred Tam is widely respected in Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Vietnam and the U.S for his expertise and experience in stocks, gold, forex, commodity futures trading and investment. F1 Academy is research-based company based in KL, formed to serve the serious Stock, Futures and Forex traders and investors. Our company’s philosophy is to provide quality products and services.

Mr.Fred Tam has a remarkable learning journey in his untiring pursue of academic and practical excellence in technical analysis. He studied securities and commodities futures trading techniques in the USA under Professor Hank O.Pruden of Golden Gate University, San Francisco; George Lane, Larry Williams, Jake Bernstein, Dr. Bill Williams, Steve Nison, Robert Miner, Joe Dinapoli, Tom Dorsey and many other prominent US traders. His academic and professional qualifications include:

  • Certified Accountant (ACCA) from the U.K (1979)
  • Diploma in commodity futures trading from CEI Futures & Options School USA (1984)
  • Certificate in Commodity Futures Trading from KLCE (1988)
  • Certificate on options and futures from Malaysian Institute of Futures and Options (MIFO) (1996)
  • Passed the KLOFFE and MME examinations (1996)
  • Diploma in Technical Analysis from the Society of Technical Analysts (STA, UK) (2002)
  • Certificate of Achievement from Golden Gate University, San Francisco tutored by Professor Hank O. Pruden, Vice Chairperson of International Federation of Technical Analysts – the Americas (2004)
  • Master of Philosophy (Finance) from Multimedia University (2005)
  • Certified Financial Technician (CFTe0 qualification from IFTA, U.S.A(2005)
  • Masters in Financial Technical Analysis (MFTA) from IFTA, U.S.A (2008)

F1 Academy was pioneer institution initiated by Fred Tam as the Principal lecturer in providing the prestigious Technical Analysis courses to hundreds of learners, traders & investors. Highly recognized and sought-after courses include Turtle Stock Trading Course (completed 149 sessions) and the two times yearly Professional Certificate of Financial Technical Analysis (PCFTA) is now in the 23rd cohort. This PCFTA also prepares students to sit for the world recognized Diploma in Technical Analysis of STA, UK and Certified Financial Technician (CFTe) of IFTA, USA with excellent track record of 100% passing rate and many with distinctions. Through years of research and personal trading experience, Fred Tam discovered and launched his winning, computerised trading system called ‘T.A.D (Turtle, Adam and Duck) System in 2017.This system mimics Japanese candlestick charting signals. He also developed the MTF system of trading in 2012 and presented his findings at IFTA 2012 Conference in Singapore.He has initiated his Fred Tam’s Daily Newsletter to share his daily report on KLSE performance to his members – timely information on which stocks are bullish or bearish based on technical analysis and TAD system.

He has written eight popular books on the Malaysian stock and futures markets. Among his bestselling books, Chart Patterns Analysis will soon be published in Vietnam in Vietnamese language and his book on The Power of Japanese Candlesticks was endorsed by Steve Nison who is acknowledged as the Grandfather of Japanese Candlesticks.
He was a regular columnist for the Malaysian Business Magazine, Nanyang Siang Pau, Business Times of the New Straits Times and Berita Harian. Mr.Fred Tam also contributed articles on the stock/futures markets to Investor Digest, Bankers Journal, China Press, Sabah Times, Daily Express, Sarawak Tribune, Shanghai magazine, Malaysian Tatler, Personal Investor magazine (Singapore), Technical Analysis of Stocks & Commodities magazine (United States) and Omega Research magazine (United States). He has conducted numerous professional courses and seminars in association with the Malaysian Institute of Management (MIM), the Research Institute of Investment Analysts of Malaysia (RIIAM), the Kuala Lumpur Commodity Exchange (KLCE), Malaysian Investors Association (MIA), Universiti Malaya (UM), Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), Multimedia University (MMU), Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), FELDA, Rotary Clubs, Kiwanis Club, several major stock broking firms in Malaysia and the Singapore Remisiers Association.