Director Of ResearchMr. Mistal has over 15 years of experience in financial analysis with a focus on historical market seasonality and patterns. He has written and maintained proprietary software code. Mr. Mistal currently manages the data and analysis for 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 went on to serve as an Electrician’s Mate in the engineering department of two nuclear powered submarines. Upon leaving the Navy in 2000, Chris 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.