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Jeremy Blossom is a seasoned entrepreneur, investor, and trader with over 14 years of experience in the financial industry. Prior to founding Investing Shortcuts, Jeremy was a series 3, 7, 63, and 65 Investment Advisor specializing in Tactical Asset Allocation, Alternative Investing, and Derivatives Trading. He has owned and sold two financial advisory firms, and helped launch and grow several business which have grossed over $300 million in revenue since 2014.
Jeremy got his start working at a futures and options based Hedge Fund in Orange County, California. After just three years, Jeremy became the youngest Principal in the Hedge Fund’s history and helped grow their brokerage division to become one of the largest alternative investment firms in the country by volume.
Alan Knuckman is the Founder and Chief Market Strategist for www.BullsEyeOption.com a subscription trading service for his inner circle members. He has over 25 years of market experience that began in the pits of the Chicago Board of Trade as a runner and progressed to a Treasury Bond speculator. Each trading day Alan is the video host of the Morning Market Stir from the CME Group and the Pre Market Pulse on CBOEtv. He is also a frequent financial commentator appearing on television regularly with CNBC, CNN, Bloomberg, and Fox Business Network.
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Jerremy Alexander Newsome is the CEO and co-founder of www.RealLifeTrading.com. He has one of the fastest growing audiences and websites on the internet and attacks the markets with an energy, exuberance, and humor that is truly refreshing. He has been professionally trading the stock market since he was 21 years old. Jerremy specializes in candlesticks, gaps, credit spreads, day and swing trading.
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Elliot Katz is an independent trader and trading coach with over 30 years of experience in the stock, options, and futures markets. From 1989 to 1992, he was an instructor for The Options Institute of the CBOE – teaching options to investors and traders in the U.S. and Europe. Throughout the 1990’s and early 2000’s, Elliot had roles in Senior Management at national wirehouses and private banks. He has been advising, trading, and coaching since 2007.
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Ron Haydt is the President of MarketTamer.com. Ron has taught thousands of traders from all over the world. He’s passionate about helping other retail traders protect and grow their stock market portfolio through the application of options instruments. Options trading can often sound very complicated and Ron loves to keep it simple, use proper risk management and improve the trader’s overall results.
Aaron Fifield is a developing trader and the host of the Chat With Traders podcast. Each week his interviews with successful traders and financial thought-leaders are listened to by thousands. Aaron dives deep into the world of trading to extract the how-tos from today’s top traders. On the trading front, Aaron is learning how to code and is pursuing algorithmic trading systems.
Keith Kline is the CIO at Kavout and has over 25 years of trading experience across a broad range of asset classes. He worked at the Philadelphia Options Exchange, establishing one of the largest global interest rate derivative desks with The Bank of New York, and traded a multi-hundred-million-dollar long/short portfolio at Susquehanna International Group (SIG). He later headed a derivatives trading desk at a commodity hedge fund that was acquired by The Carlyle Group. Keith started the Wall Street Preparatory Academy in 2013.
Keith Schneider is the Managing Member and co-founder of Market Gauge. He has over 40 years of trading and investment experience, including being a former hedge fund manager for Millennium Partners, now one of the worlds biggest hedge funds. He was also the youngest Member Ever of NYMEX & former Member of all NY Commodities Exchanges. He also the founder of Market Vision in 1982, a trading terminal/system supplied to the biggest trading firms. He is currently a partner in Market Gauge Asset Management LLC.
John Ehlers is not a brain surgeon. But he is a rocket scientist. John is an engineer by training, specializing in Fields & Waves and Information Theory. Ehlers has now been a private trader for more than 35 years, becoming one of the most respected in the field. He is a regular speaker at major conferences, a Contributing Editor of “Stocks & Commodities” magazine, and has written four books on the science of technical trading. As a purely algorithmic trader, Ehlers’ current preference is to trade index futures. He is presently a featured Advisor and lead trader on www.WorldCupAdvisor.com, where subscribers can sign up to make the same trades John makes in his personal account.
Ken Goldberg is a Registered Investment Advisor, a member of the Market Technicians Association, and President and Chief Market Strategist at Trading With Waves, Inc. He specializes in educating traders on Elliott Wave and Fibonacci predictive market theories. Over the last 30 years, he has released three video courses on decision support models and has trained more than 800 day-traders and investors. Ken writes a column for thestreet.com, which has appeared on CNBC’s Power Lunch. In 2007 he won the World Cup Championship of CME Group® E-mini Index Trading (third quarter), and Ken is currently a featured Advisor and lead trader on www.WorldCupAdvisor.com, where subscribers can sign up to make the same trades he makes in his personal account.
Larry Williams has been actively trading and writing a newsletter since 1965. He has published dozens of popular books, including 1982’s “How to Prosper in the Coming Good Years,” which accurately forecasted the largest bull market and economic growth surge in American history. Larry is the recipient of numerous awards, and over the past 40 years, he has lectured at premier investment conferences throughout the world. Larry stunned the trading world by running a $10,000 account to $1,147,607 for an astounding 11,376% net return in the 1987 World Cup Championship of Futures Trading®. Today, he is a featured Advisor and lead trader on www.WorldCupAdvisor.com, where subscribers can sign up to make the same trades he makes in his personal account.
Michael Cook is a full-time trader and two-time winner of the World Cup Championship of Futures Trading®. Holding degrees in International Relations from the London School of Economics and the University of London’s Birkbeck College, he is also a member of the Royal Institute of International Affairs and the International Institute for Strategic Studies. Michael uses options extensively in his www.WorldCupAdvisor.com Convexity program, one of the top programs on the site.
Chuck Frank is the Managing Director of www.WorldCupAdvisor.com, an online service that allows subscribers to mirror the live trading of professional futures and forex traders. Chuck has 35 years of experience in the financial industry, as a broker and independent trader in the 30-year U.S. Treasury Bond pit at the Chicago Board of Trade from 1981-2000, and subsequently as Chief Compliance Officer of both a Broker-Dealer and an Introducing Futures Broker. Chuck is editor of “Secrets of the World Cup Advisors” (Marketplace Books) and a contributor to Traders World magazine.
Jason Love is the lead oil trader at the Oil Trading Group (OTG). His greatest passions are day trading and teaching others the most exciting business in the world. Prior to becoming a full-time trader he was involved in real estate, has been a corporate Vice President, and has served in the United States Navy. Jason now works and lives near the Dallas Metro area and has been mentoring, teaching, and moderating a live day trading room for over six years.
Roger Scott is a full-time trader and a successful entrepreneur with over 22 years of experience in the financial markets industry. He is the CEO of Market Geeks – one of the most widely visited site for active traders around the world. He’s known for taking highly complex trading ideas and concepts and communicating them with simple explanations and relevant examples. Roger’s experience lies in advanced technical analysis, risk control, systematic investing and computerized trading strategies.
Serge Berger is the Head Trader and Investment Strategist at The Steady Trader. He has been an active trader since 1998. During his career he’s been a financial analyst, dealt in fixed income instruments at JP Morgan, and was a proprietary trader in equities, equity options and futures. Having had exposure to a range of different asset classes allowed him to identify which asset classes and strategies best fit his goal of achieving consistent profits. Over the years Serge created a trading methodology that divides markets into different time-frames and characters, allowing him to more clearly and without emotions determine which strategies to apply in which situations. His account and those of his clients continue to grow during all different market environments because they focus only on the highest probability setups and follow strict rules. In the markets, everyday provides new opportunities and a different environment for traders to navigate through. He is certain that with the help of they’re daily insights, analysis and commentary you will find the path to become a consistently profitable trader, all the while enjoying the journey
Hima Reddy, CMT teaches traders and investors how to use technical market analysis, specifically Gann analysis, to improve their trading performance.
Hima began her career as an analyst. From 2014-2016, she was a member of the technical analysis team at Piper Jaffray. Prior to that, Hima covered fixed income and foreign markets at Informa Global Markets.
In 2012, Hima published The Trading Methodologies of W.D. Gann: A Guide to Building Your Technical Analysis Toolbox. In response to her readers, Hima began to share examples of the concepts in her book through a free blog focusing on the E-mini S&P 500 Futures lead contract. She has now launched this research as a subscription product. And, Hima will be publishing a 2nd edition of her Gann book with Wiley in 2019.
Hima has vast experience on the academic side of technical analysis, having guest lectured at universities across the country. She previously worked for Wiley and the New York Institute of Finance in CMT Program test prep. Hima has also been CMT exam grader and question writer within the Chartered Market Technician Association. She graduated from Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business. For more information please visit www.himareddy.com.
Dan is a scientist turned entrepreneur, and the co-founder of Coin Crunch – the most trusted crypto community in the world. Coin Crunch is a group of intelligent blockchain investors who understand distributed ledger technology and its implications on the way people live and work. Together with Sia, Dan believes that the vast majority of information in the crypto space is complete bulls**t, and that most people are falling victim to get-rich-quick schemes. He teaches crypto fundamentals – mental frameworks for crypto investing that help save time and money, while protecting investors from getting burnt. Dan has been building online businesses since 2012, focusing on emerging trends in science and technology. Before working on Coin Crunch, he studied medicine and authored three papers in the field of translational oncology research. His interest in internet protocols naturally led him to the blockchain. Dan describes himself as a bitcoin maximalist and believes that most altcoins will trend to zero in the long run (with a few exceptions). He enjoys learning about the underlying economics of cryptonetworks, identifying the fundamentals which give them intrinsic value.
Silas Peters, Founder and Head Trader of Seasonal Swing Trader, identifies historical seasonal trends and market cycles on up to 40+ years of historical market data and delivers quality, actionable trade ideas that put probability in your favor. Historical analysis combined with historically reliable chart patterns can help put the odds in your favor. Seasonal Swing Trader gives you advance warning of our alerts, so you can continue to be a proactive and strategic trader.
Fausto Pugliese, Founder and CEO of Founder and Head Trader of Cyber Trading University, was one of the original Day Traders of the early 1990s and one of the first independent traders to take advantage of the Direct Access Trading technology boom in 1987. He acquired a wealth of knowledge from years of hands-on experience, beginning in the trenches, working side by side with some of the most practiced and successful traders in the industry. After spending considerable time mastering the art and discipline of day trading, Fausto chose to start his own company to share his highly-sought-after wisdom. Fausto is the 12-time champion at the World Traders Challenge, and is the author of “How to Beat the Market Makers at Their Own Game – Uncovering the Mysteries of Level II.”