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Elite Futures Trader and Bestselling Author
Larry Williams has been trading futures and commodities for well over 46 years. He is the most highly …read more »
Author of Trading in the Zone
Mark Douglas is author of “The Disciplined Trader™ ~ Developing Winning Attitudes” …read more »
Internationally known Trader and Author
Jake Bernstein, president of Network Press Inc., is an internationally known commodities analyst, author, …read more »
Linda Bradford Raschke
Market Wizard & Hedge Fund Manager
Linda Bradford Raschke is President of LBRGroup, Inc., a CTA, and President of LBR Asset Management, a CPO. …read more »
Author of Market Wizards
Mr. Schwager is a recognized industry expert in futures and hedge funds and the author of a number of widely …read more »
Van K. Tharp
Professional Coach For Traders And Investors
In the unique arena of professional trading coaches and consultants, Van K. Tharp stands out as an international leader in the industry. Helping others become the best trader or investor that they can be has been Tharp's mission since 1982. Dr. Tharp offers unique learning strategies, and his techniques for producing great traders are some of the most effective in the field. Over the years Tharp has helped people overcome problems in areas of system development and trading psychology, and success related issues such as self-sabotage. He is the founder and president of the Van Tharp Institute, dedicated to offering high quality education products and services for traders and investors around the globe.
Tharp uses a combination of skills and education to fine-tune his strategies to coach, consult and teach traders and investors. He received his Ph.D. in psychology from the University of Oklahoma Health Science Center in 1975. He is a certified Master Practitioner of Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP), a Certified Master Time Line Therapist, a certified Modeler of NLP, and an Assistant Trainer of NLP. He has used his expertise in NLP to create the successful models of trading and investing upon which so much of his work is based.
Dr. Tharp is the author of four acclaimed books published by McGraw Hill; Super Trader, Trade Your Way to Financial Freedom, the New York Times Bestseller, Safe Strategies for Financial Freedom, and Financial Freedom Through Electronic Day Trading.
In addition, Tharp is the only trading coach featured in Jack Schwager's best selling book, The Market Wizard's: Interviews with Great Traders. Tharp has published numerous articles in various industry publications and has been featured in publications such as Forbes, Barron's Market Week, Technical Analysis of Stocks and Commodities, Investors Business Daily and Futures and Options World, and Trader's Journal, just to name a few.
Dr. Tharp has collected over 5,000 successful trading profiles by studying and researching individual traders and investors, including many of the top traders and investors in the world.
From these studies he developed a model for successful trading and investing in which other people can adopt and learn. He has developed a five-volume Peak Performance Home Study Course (more...), teaching the results of this ten-year study. He also developed The Investment Psychology Inventory Profile (more...) to help people better understand their strengths and weaknesses in relation to trading or investing. He has developed a course on How to Develop A Winning Trading System That Fits You, (more...), written the Definitive Guide to Position Sizing™ (more...), published the Market Mastery newsletter (more...), and publishes a free weekly e-newsletter, Tharp's Thoughts (more...).
The Van Tharp Institute offers workshops year-round to help traders improve performance. Dr. Tharp has designed special seminars for banks and institutions, and has presented these throughout the United States, as well as Paris, Italy, Singapore, Sydney, Melbourne, Venice, London, Vienna, Stockholm, Frankfurt, Nuremberg, and numerous other places throughout the world. In 1997 he toured Asia as a guest speaker with Dow Jones. He has conducted workshops for floor traders at the CBOT, the CBOE, and the CME. He is also a regular speaker to portfolio and hedge fund managers worldwide.
He is currently a member on the distinguished Investment Advisory Panel of the prestigious Oxford Club-a rare honor only half dozen or so individuals have received. In addition Dr. Tharp is also a highly rated guest speaker at expositions and conferences throughout the world.
While Van Tharp’s expertise is in the area of finance, his mission is to touch people in a way that changes them for the better. In his books, courses and workshops, he uses the financial metaphor to do so.Read what the National Press has to say about Trading Coach, Van Tharp. Also view Dr. Tharp's Video Trading Series on You Tube.
Veteran Currency Trader
“One of the best traders I have ever encountered in my life” wrote Nassim Taleb regarding Nigel …read more »
Hedge Fund Trader
Larry Pesavento is a hugely successful hedge fund trader who manages not only his own funds but also …read more »
Founder Tradewithprecision.com & Tradingsymposium.com
Nick McDonald is a leading independent trader with a global following via the company he founded and heads …read more »
High Performance Global Ltd
Steve Ward is owner of High Performance Global Ltd and is a performance coach and consultant with twenty …read more »
Trading Partner WhichWayToday
Trading for a living is hard enough as it is, but to have people watching over your shoulder can only add to …read more »
Professional Trader, TradeTheMarkets.com
Rob Hoffman is our highly sought-after trading room instructor.
As a 16+ year veteran of the financial …read more »
Trade The Markets
John Carter's father was a Morgan Stanley stock broker. John Carter was introduced to options trading and …read more »
Co Founder of TradeTheMarkets.com
Hubert Senters was born in Paintsville, KY with an entrepreneurial personality that encouraged him to try out …read more »
Principal, Transworld Capital Management
Mr. Tim Rea recently placed 3rd in the World Cup Trading Championship 2010 with a staggering 156% return. …read more »
Cyber Trading University (CTU) was founded in 1995 by Fausto Pugliese. Fausto was one of the original Day …read more »
Founder of MasterTheGap.com
Author & co-founder of SMB Capital
Mike Bellafiore is the author of One Good Trade: Inside the Highly Competitive World of Proprietary Trading …read more »
NZ's Top Fund Manager 2009 & 2010
Author & Trader
Sunny Harris has been trading since 1981. She is a computer programmer and Mathematician, having used …read more »
Founder & CEO of the Diversified Trading Institute (DTI)
Tom Busby is the founder and CEO of the Diversified Trading Institute (DTI) in Mobile, Alabama. Established …read more »
Founder and President of Traders Accounting
Jim Crimmins is the founder and President of Traders Accounting. Jim has become the voice for ‘tax …read more »
Founder of EOTPRO.com
After several years as a Sales Manager for a small BC Company, Bill Dennis walked away from his position 11 …read more »
Director of Currency Research
Kathy Lien is an Internationally Published Author and the Director of Currency Research of FX360.com and GFT.…read more »
The Risk Doctor
Chief Currency Coach at FX Bootcamp
Chief Commodity Analyst
Jeffrey Kennedy is the Chief Commodity Analyst at Elliott Wave International (EWI). With more than 15 years …read more »
Founder and CEO of Rockwell Trading
As founder and CEO of Rockwell Trading, Inc., Markus Heitkoetter has shared his trading methods and ideas …read more »
Head Coach at Rockwell Trading
After stints with Morgan Stanley Dean Witter and American Express Financial Advisors, Mark discovered that …read more »
VP Education Online Trading Academy
Sam brings over 15 years experience of equities, forex, options and futures trading which began when he was …read more »
The World's Leading Traders 'Speak 4 earthquake victims' Christchurch, NZ & Japan
Live events online commencing May 2011