Chuck LeBeau has been a professional in the field of investing for more than forty years and is a world-renowned expert in the subject of exit strategies. His pioneering research on exit strategies has led to many new techniques and models such as the now famous “Chandelier Exit” that have been eagerly adopted by the investment community. He is currently the Founder and Director of Analytics at www.SmartStops.net, an innovative new web site that helps to warn investors when one of their stocks may be in trouble.
Chuck served as Vice President and Regional Futures Director at E.F. Hutton for twenty years before becoming a Commodity Trading Advisor and Hedge Fund Manager for stock investments. His classic book about technical indicators, Computer Analysis of the Futures Market, has been published in seven languages and his informative articles have appeared in a variety of publications that focus on technical analysis and quantitative engineering. His DVD course Precise Exits & Entries: The Guide to Average True Range and Average Directional Index is also a bestseller.
In addition to dedicating himself to teaching and lecturing to investors throughout the world, Chuck has also served as a consultant to several global financial institutions including one of the central banks and the world’s largest sovereign wealth fund.
Steve Nison is uniquely qualified to help you fully exploit the opportunities candlestick charts present to today's markets. As a renowned author and speaker, he has the distinction of being the first to reveal candlesticks charts to the Western world. Mr. Nison has authored three acclaimed books including Japanese Candlestick Charting Technique. His books have been translated into ten languages and are considered the Bibles of Candlesticks.
Mr. Nison is not only the acknowledged master of these previously secret candlestick techniques, but is also an expert on Western technical analysis with over 30 years real world experience.
Regarded as one of the most foremost technical analysts in the world, Mr. Nison’s client list includes Fidelity, J.P. Morgan, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, NYSE and NASDAQ market makers, hedge funds and money managers. He now teaches the public the same secret strategies previously reserved only for his institutional clients.
His work has been highlighted in The Wall Street Journal, Worth Magazine, Institutional Investor and Barron's. Nison has appeared numerous times on CNBC, and his segment on FNN (the precursor to CNBC) brought in the most viewers that network ever had.
Mr. Nison’s sold out seminars have been hailed as the most valuable and entertaining in the industry. He has presented his trading strategies in 20 countries to traders from almost every investment firm on how to apply - and profit from - these methods. He has also lectured at numerous universities including Baruch and Cornell. And he was guest speaker at the World Bank and the Federal Reserve.
With an international following, Toni's books are translated into Vietnamese, Japanese, and Chinese.
Toni is a popular educator and sought-after speaker in the financial arena. She speaks regularly at trading forums and conferences across the United States, including college campuses, Traders' Expos, and Money Shows.
An accomplished technical analyst, Toni is well-known for her ability to present complicated material in a simplified manner that makes it interesting and enjoyable to learn. She presents both online and live seminars that teach traders and active investors how to reach their financial goals.
Toni has appeared on CNBC, CNN, NBC, MSNBC, and appears regularly on FOX Business News. She has been interviewed on dozens of radio programs and featured in periodicals such as Fortune magazine, Stocks and Commodities, SFO, MarketWatch.com, Fidelity Active Trader, and Bloomberg Personal Finance. She also contributes regularly to TradingMarkets.com. Toni is the President of TrendStar Group, Inc.
Robert R. Prechter, Jr., CMT, is founder and president of Elliott Wave International, the world’s largest independent financial forecasting firm. He has been writing market commentary since 1976. In 1984, Bob set a record in the options division of the U.S. Trading Championship with a real-money trading account. In December 1989, Financial News Network (now CNBC) named him "Guru of the Decade." Bob served for nine years on the national Board of the Market Technicians Association and in 1990-1991 served as its president. During the 1990s, he expanded his firm to provide round-the-clock analysis on global financial markets. Bob has written 13 books on finance, beginning with Elliott Wave Principle in 1978, which predicted a 1920s-style stock market boom.
Jake Bernstein is an internationally recognized futures analyst, trader and author. He has written more than 41 books, numerous research studies and newsletters on futures trading, stock trading, trader psychology & economic forecasting.
Mr. Bernstein is publisher of Jake Bernstein's Weekly Futures Trading Letter which has been in continuous weekly publication since 1972. He began trading futures and stocks in 1968. His www.2chimps.com web site provides daily and weekly stock forecasts, recommendations and analyses. Jake has appeared frequently on radio and television throughout the United States and Canada. He has been a guest on numerous business radio and television shows including Wall Street Week, CNBC, JagFN.TV and WebTV.com.
Mr. Bernstein also lectures extensively in the United States, Canada, Europe and Asia. His forecasts and opinions are quoted frequently in the financial press and on numerous websites. Mr. Bernstein is a consultant to investors, traders, industry, financial institutions, short-term traders, brokerage firms and commercial firms. His market advisory services are subscribed to by floor traders, professional traders, money managers, both new and experienced traders and hedgers, the world over.
John Person is a 30-year veteran of the futures and options trading industry. He started on the floor of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange back in 1979. This was the premier exchange which launched foreign currency trading. He has worked his way throughout the industry as a independent trader, broker, analyst, and branch manager for one of Chicago's largest discount / full service firms under the direct supervision of a former Chairman of the Chicago Board of Trade. John is the founder of NationalFutures.com, an online education website, and continues his work as a registered Commodity Trading Advisor.
John has shared his wealth of knowledge in the field of technical analysis, his trading style, and system development and has taught thousand of traders including members of the largest exchanges. As the author of ,The Complete Guide to Technical Analysis for the Futures Markets he was the first ever to introduce traders to a powerful combination of candlesticks and pivot point analysis. He is the author of other nationally and internationally popular trading books, including Candlestick & Pivot Point Trading Triggers, and Forex Conquered: Strategies for Active Traders; as well as two trading courses and a DVD seminar series.
John’s thorough understanding of the futures industry makes him qualified to offer his clients a balanced perspective of the trading industry. In addition, the personal contacts he has developed around the world and in the financial industry have been instrumental in helping him gain an edge on information pertaining to the markets. The nation’s most respected business journalists call John Person for his market opinions. He is widely quoted by CBS Market Watch, Reuters, Dow Jones Newswires, and appears regularly on CNBC as well. He is a sought-after speaker for many professional organizations such as the Market Technicians Association (MTA) , the International Federation of Technical Analyst Society (IFTA) and delivers keynote speeches and seminars at some of the country’s top national investment expos.
Jea Yu is president and co-founder of UndergroundTrader.com, the premiere active trader and self directed investor chat room and training site that has served over 10,000 traders, fund managers, and investors worldwide since 1999. His brainchild was voted Forbes’ Magazine’s Best of the Web for four consecutive years under the active trader category.
Mr. Yu has published two best sellers through McGraw-Hill—Undergroundtrader.com Guide to Electronic Trading, 2001 and Secrets of the Undergroundtrader, 2003, as well as two popular trading videos titled Level II Warfare and Beating the Bear published through Marketplace Books and Traders’ Library. He has been a featured speaker all over the country at various expos and seminars, enjoying a standing room-only reception in the largest convention halls from New York to Las Vegas.
He is also a featured speaker for the prestigious International Speakers Bureau, demanding up to $10,000 per hour. Jea’s energetic presentation style, along with his obvious mastery of the materials being covered, makes him an audience favorite. He has been quoted in USA Today, the Wall Street Journal, and the Financial Times, as well as numerous articles through various trade publications. Online Investor magazine labeled Jea Yu as “an enigmatic online stock prophet.” Mr. Yu is an active contributing writer for TradingMarkets.com, with over 60 articles to his credit.
With over ten years of market experience through bull mania and bear manic markets, Mr. Yu has developed a complete proprietary synergistic trading and investment methodology that incorporates multiple technical filters added to converging time frames to produce a foreshadowing element to market trends. By always having a finger on the pulse of the markets and shifting with the market paradigms, Mr. Yu has stayed on the cutting edge of strategy development. Mr. Yu’s philosophy of the markets can be summed up in the following statements: “The name of the game is to find transparency before it becomes too transparent. The goal is to capture the profits before the window of opportunity shuts. When full transparency has hit the markets, the window of opportunity has closed.”
Tom Sosnoff is the founder of thinkorswim, Inc. and is responsible for overseeing the company’s corporate strategy; specifically dedicated to systems development and trading strategy. Prior to starting thinkorswim, Sosnoff served as an options market maker and managed a trading group at the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE). He has also successfully traded index arbitrage strategies and managed a variety of hedge funds.
Grace K. Morris, MA, business timing trends specialist, president of Astro Economics, Inc. publishes two newsletters, the Astro Economics ® Stock Market Newsletter and The Right Time; sponsors the World Conferences of Astro Economics; and is a co-founder of the Apollon Group. Morris works with businesses worldwide, develops and presents financial seminars, and has authored How to Choose Stocks to Outperform the Market 2010. She has appeared on CNN Headline and Business News, CBS-TV, CNBC, and ABC-TV.
Larry G. McMillan is the President of McMillan Analysis Corporation. He authors Daily Volume Alerts, a unique daily fax service, which selects short-term stock trades by looking for unusual increases in equity option volume. He also edits and publishes The Option Strategist, a derivative products newsletter covering equity, index, and futures options. He has authored two best selling books on options, including Options as a Strategic Investment, recognized as essential resource for any serious option trader's library. McMillan is a highly regarded speaker on options strategies at many seminars and conferences in the United States, Canada, and Europe. In addition, he trades his own account actively in the options markets. He was formerly Senior Vice President in charge of the Equity Arbitrage Department at Thomson McKinnon Securities, Inc. As a Traders’ Library Traders’ Hall of Fame Award recipient, he is recognized as an options trading industry expert and serious investors have relied on his insights, observations, and recommendations for years.
Price Headley was inducted into the Traders' Hall of Fame in 2007 and is the founder of BigTrends.com, which provides investors with specific real-time stock and options strategies and investment education to profit from significant market trends.
Price appears regularly on CNBC, Fox News and Bloomberg Television, and in a variety of print and online financial news outlets, including The Wall Street Journal, Barron's, Forbes, Investor's Business Daily and USA Today. Price also speaks regularly to investment audiences nationwide.
He is a graduate of Duke University and a member of the Market Technicians Association. He is also a chartered financial analyst (CFA) charterholder and a chartered market technician (CMT) charterholder.
Timer Digest recognized the success of BigTrends.com's investment strategies by ranking Price among the Top 10 Market Timers for stock market timing. Price is also the author of the Amazon.com Investing best-seller, Big Trends in Trading.
Todd Gordon is the Senior Technical Strategist for FOREX.com, author of the widely read Strategy of the Day research report, and Trader for GAIN Capital Asset Management. He is a frequent contributor to financial news channels such as Bloomberg, BNN, and CNBC, and has given seminars in regions around the world including the Far East, the Middle East, Eastern Europe, and the US. He is also a frequent contributor to publications such as Technical Analysis of Stocks and Commodities and Futures. Todd's popularity stems not only from his insight as a trader, but also from his straightforward, highly transparent, and candid approach to his daily research report. In his report, The Strategy of Day, Todd shares with clients of FOREX.com his technical, fundamental, and inter-market analysis, as well his full trade plan including entry, exit, and stop loss parameters well before he initiates the trade in G.C.A.M's managed accounts.
Prior to joining GAIN in 2004, Mr. Gordon was a director with Connors Capital, LLC, a hedge fund in Los Angeles. He began his professional career trading equities with Aspen Trading.
Norman Hallett is the co-founder and CEO of Subconscious Training Corporation (STC), headquartered in Parkland, Florida. STC develops state-of-the-art mental training softwares for a wide variety of areas, ranging from business to sports to business skills to trading.
The companies core concentration is the training of Traders through its 6-week online “The Disciplined Trader Intensive Program”.
After having spent time with Paine Webber as a stock broker, Mr. Hallett has developed numerous successful startup companies, including the CTA investment firm of Hallett Commodities, Inc., and the Introducing Broker operation, NCH Commodities, Inc. Mr. Hallett holds a BA in Mathematics from the University of Cincinnati.
His high-profile style resulted in him being a frequent guest of the Financial News Network and culminated in his popular radio talk show, "Risky Business", which had a strong 5 year run.
His concise ebook, “Mental Fitness for Traders”, went viral and has been downloaded by over 100,000 traders worldwide.
The Disciplined Trader Intensive Program has tightened up the trading discipline of thousands of traders from 16 different countries.
Joe Cusick entered the option markets in the mid 1990s, working his way up through three different exchanges to become a market maker on the floor of the Chicago Board Options Exchange until 2001. Fresh from the rough and tumble Chicago trading floors, Joe took his experience and immersed himself in the brokerage side, managing his own book of business at upstart online broker optionsXpress. In 2005 Joe assumed the role of Senior Market Analyst and Senior Vice President of Education for optionsXpress, passing along his knowledge and analysis of the markets through his frequent contributions in the Wall Street Journal, Business Week, Barron’s CNBC, BNN, & Bloomberg.
Joe’s true passion for the option markets and his dedication to investor education really shines in the hundreds of educational seminars to customers and potential clients worldwide each year. Joe is a graduate of Marquette University and holds his Series 4, 7 and 63 registrations.
Justine Williams-Lara, President of the Profitunity Trading Group, is a veteran trader, educator and co-author of Trading Chaos: 2nd Edition. Profitunity Trading Group (PTG) is the originator in the field of applying psychology to technical analysis as well as a world leader in teaching traders how to “Turn Chaos into Cash” by strategically investing in the futures and equities markets.
Justine has now trained thousands of traders in the PTG methodology and still provides daily trading support to all of her clients. PTG provides a unique trading system of entries and exits with special focus on the psychological issues that prevent traders from being successful. Justine works to identify what type of trading is best for the individual, which is vital to a profitable trading approach.
Justine has been featured on ForexTV.com, Stocks & Commodities Magazine, Traders.com, multiple radio shows, and has authored many articles as well as a monthly newsletter to Profitunity traders. Justine has also appeared on the speaking circuit throughout the country at TAG, FIA, BRIDGE, the Money Watch Expo, and will also be speaking at the upcoming 2010 Traders Expo events.
Being the daughter of Bill Williams, she has trading in her blood and has a passion for teaching others how to trade successfully.