Director Of Research & Chief Compliance OfficerMr. Mistal has over 15 years of experience in financial analysis with a focus on historical market seasonality and patterns. He is a co-author of the annual Stock Trader’s Almanac and Almanac Investor e-Newsletter. Mr. Mistal is a U.S. Navy Veteran. He graduated from Naval Nuclear Power School in 1995 and served as an Electrician’s Mate in the engineering department of two nuclear powered submarines where he maintained and operated reactor control, propulsion and power generating systems in compliance with applicable NAVY and NRC regulations. Upon separating from the U.S. Navy in 2000, he was an Applications Engineer where he designed, built, programmed, installed, and provided operational training on various package inspection systems utilizing a broad spectrum of technologies. He has written and maintained proprietary software code for finance and manufacturing sectors.