When I read Jim Hurst's book "The Profit Magic Of Stock Transaction Timing" I was intrigued with the concept of cycles as a predictive method for stock market price and timing.  So much so, that I did the manual calculations to identify stock and ETF setups.  Although I was happy with the results, it took an excruciating amount of time to do just a handful of symbols.

Then I found Sentient Trader!  All the calculations I was doing manually, and more, are done in an instant using Sentient Trader and are displayed in an easy to use display.  I've been using Sentient Trader for about 6 months and am amazed at how easy it is to find setups and manage positions based on Hurst theory.  The training videos are excellent as is the Sentient Trader support.  I now use Sentient Trader exclusively to find setups and manage my positions.  If you are a Jim Hurst fan, you need to check out Sentient Trader.  If you are like me, you'll be glad you did!"
Ron FUSA, October 2010
I feel very lucky to have been part of the development of Sentient Trader.  I am also very happy to write a positive review of my use of the system.  I think that it is brilliant.  The education and support you provided was excellent and it is very important to have the knowledge of Sentient Trader education to be able use the program effectively.  I know your trading system software works very well and takes a lot of hard work out of the analysis of a manual Hurst Trading System."
CRAdelaide, South Australia, November 2010
I have followed and practised the J.M.Hurst method for the past 5 years. When applied properly, this method as taught by the Hurst course (Traders Press Inc.), can produce robust results for both your trading and investing.  I now use Sentient Trader for all my Hurst cycle work.

Sentient Trader serves as my primary investment / trading tool.  Aside from giving me really good results, it has saved me countless hours in developing models for the many markets that I follow.  The ability to conduct short and long term analysis on any market gives me the edge I need to outperform most investment professionals."
John OToronto, Canada, October 2010
If you ever want to find out how to really time the market based on the actual cycles that affect any individual stock, then the only program that will do it is Sentient Trader. It is able to do the work of finding all of the cycles present in a stock and tell you which are the most profitable to trade, and when to get in and out in order to secure profits.

As Gann used to say, “When price meets time, the stock will reverse”. Sentient Trader will do exactly that since it takes into account time, whereas all other programs are focusing only on price. Time is the real important variable. I was lucky enough to stumble onto this product and have been successfully using it trading options. On my first two option trades I made 4 times my initial investment, because I got the timing right – all because of the projections of Sentient Trader.

The software is very easy to use with great tutorials and best of all, it will incorporate data from numerous sites, for free (e.g. ASCII download from Yahoo Finance, etc). This alone presents a substantial saving to the beginner trader who has to save his precious capital and minimize expenses. They also provide a Forum to exchange ideas and help with instruction on how to use the software. Also provided are seminars on cycle theory normally only provided to investment portfolio managers, to give you the edge you need to be successful in the marketplace.

If you study the cycle theories of Joseph Schumpeter used by some of the famous market analysts such as Robin Griffiths with his 40 years of market experience, and wonder how they are able to forecast the markets so accurately, wonder no more. Start using Sentient Trader and see your trading success arrive at a new level. I won’t enter an investment without consulting the cycles outlined by Sentient Trader first."
Chris BLondon, Ontario, October 2010
Hurst enthusiasts,

I have been on the Sentient Trader project of David Hickson's since its beta testing start in June/July of 2009. I have thoroughly enjoyed David's willingness to listen to the user and make changes and improvements as they arrive. The speed of change was furious in the early days and now Sentient Trader has settled down into a very user friendly software package with many versatile features.

Along the way David has been demonstrating new features through the use of webinars. They have been more than informative, giving the user a great understanding of the power of Sentient Trader.

From the early days of inception, using Sentient Trader, I was able to time and trade the September 2009 40 week low in Wheat and more recently time the low of the June 2010 18mth (potential 36yr) low in Wheat. I have also used Sentient Trader for timing Coffee, Cotton and Sugar.

The speed at which Sentient Trader analyses a market is tremendous. I am able to go to a new market and within a very short time have it completely mapped out with cycles and trade setups. Normally taking a couple of days by hand.

I remember back in August/September 2009 there was talk of Copper breaking the 300 barrier. I quickly loaded the Copper data into Sentient Trader and noticed that it needed to complete a 40week low before moving any higher. Sure enough the news of breaking the 300 barrier faded away as copper retraced for 4-5weeks into the 40week low and then rocketed out to eventually make new highs and break 300. What Sentient Trader did here was extremely encouraging for any trader.

I would certainly encourage any Hurst enthusiast to take a look at Sentient Trader and see how it can help improve and speed up their analysis of the financial markets.
Yours sincerely,"
PeterAustralia, October, 2010