David C. Stendahl

President, Signal Trading Group

David Stendahl is founder and president of Signal Trading Group, an international speaker and the author of four books. He has designed trend, pattern and momentum style trading systems for more than 20 years. He focuses on trading the global futures markets, following a systematic, low leveraged and highly-diversified trading regiment. As a Commodity Trading Advisor (CTA,) he traded 40 individual futures markets across eight different sectors.  David has co-created various financial software programs that center on evaluating trading systems, position sizing application and portfolio construction.  His most recognizable program is the back testing report found on the TradeStation platform.

In the Media


Australian Dollar • British Pound • Canadian Dollar • Euro • Japanese Yen • Crude Oil • Natural Gas • RBOB Gasoline • Euro Bund • 5 & 10-Year Notes • Corn • Soybeans • Wheat • Lean Hogs • Live Cattle • Aluminum • Copper • Lead • Zinc • Gold • Coffee • Cotton • Lumber • Sugar • DAX • Hang Seng Index • Russell 2000 • Paris CAC-40 • S&P 500


  • Performance Summary Plus
  • Money Manager
  • Portfolio Evaluator
  • 3D SmartView


  • Trend Level
  • Elastic Level
  • Energy Level
  • Signal Level


Multiple appearances spanning 15 years.

  • TradeStation Futures Symposium
  • TradeStation World
  • Technical Analysis Group (TAG)
  • International TAG
  • Traders Expo
  • Online Trading Expo
  • Commodities Portfolio Management
  • Managed Futures Association
  • Futures West/South
  • Futures Industry Association (FIA)
  • NYBOT Seminar Series
  • Market Technicians Association (MTA)

Winning with Value Charts: The Key to Consistent Trading Profits