Speakers

Below are our headline speaker profiles. We have more brilliant speakers joining this fundraising event, so check back soon.

Larry Williams  - Elite Futures Trader and Bestselling Author

Larry Williams

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 »

Mark Douglas - Author of Trading in the Zone

Mark Douglas

Author of Trading in the Zone

Mark Douglas is author of “The Disciplined Trader™ ~ Developing Winning Attitudes” …read more »

Jake Bernstein - Internationally known Trader and Author

Jake Bernstein

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

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 »

Jack Schwager - Author of Market Wizards

Jack Schwager

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

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.

Nigel Babbage - Veteran Currency Trader

Nigel Babbage

Veteran Currency Trader

“One of the best traders I have ever encountered in my life” wrote Nassim Taleb regarding Nigel …read more »

Larry Pesavento - Hedge Fund Trader

Larry Pesavento

Hedge Fund Trader

Larry Pesavento is a hugely successful hedge fund trader who manages not only his own funds but also …read more »

Nick McDonald - Founder Tradewithprecision.com & Tradingsymposium.com

Nick McDonald

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 »

Steve Ward - High Performance Global Ltd

Steve Ward

High Performance Global Ltd

Steve Ward is owner of High Performance Global Ltd and is a performance coach and consultant with twenty …read more »

Tom Hougaard - Trading Partner WhichWayToday

Tom Hougaard

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 »

Rob Hoffman - Professional Trader, TradeTheMarkets.com

Rob Hoffman

Professional Trader, TradeTheMarkets.com

Rob Hoffman is our highly sought-after trading room instructor.

As a 16+ year veteran of the financial …read more »

John F.Carter - Trade The Markets

John F.Carter

Trade The Markets

John Carter's father was a Morgan Stanley stock broker. John Carter was introduced to options trading and …read more »

Hubert Senters - Co Founder of TradeTheMarkets.com

Hubert Senters

Co Founder of TradeTheMarkets.com

Hubert Senters was born in Paintsville, KY with an entrepreneurial personality that encouraged him to try out …read more »

Tim Rea - Principal, Transworld Capital Management

Tim Rea

Principal, Transworld Capital Management

Mr. Tim Rea recently placed 3rd in the World Cup Trading Championship 2010 with a staggering 156% return. …read more »

Fausto Pugliese - Founder, CTU

Fausto Pugliese

Founder, CTU

Cyber Trading University (CTU) was founded in 1995 by Fausto Pugliese. Fausto was one of the original Day …read more »

Scott Andrews - Founder of MasterTheGap.com

Scott Andrews

Founder of MasterTheGap.com

Scott Andrews, a prior public company CEO, is a private trader and founder of MasterTheGap.com, an education …read more »

Mike Bellafiore - Author & co-founder of SMB Capital

Mike Bellafiore

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 »

Mike Taylor - NZ's Top Fund Manager 2009 & 2010

Mike Taylor

NZ's Top Fund Manager 2009 & 2010

Mike is the founder and Managing Director of Pie Funds. He is responsible for equity research, investment …read more »

Sunny Harris - Author & Trader

Sunny Harris

Author & Trader

Sunny Harris has been trading since 1981. She is a computer programmer and Mathematician, having used …read more »

Tom Busby - Founder & CEO of the Diversified Trading Institute (DTI)

Tom Busby

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 »

Jim Crimmins - Founder and President of Traders Accounting

Jim Crimmins

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 »

Bill Dennis - Founder of EOTPRO.com

Bill Dennis

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 »

Kathy Lien - Director of Currency Research

Kathy Lien

Director of Currency Research

Kathy Lien is an Internationally Published Author and the Director of Currency Research of FX360.com and GFT.

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Charles Cottle - The Risk Doctor

Charles Cottle

The Risk Doctor

Charles Cottle, aka The RiskDoctor, is the Professional that the Professionals learn from. His teaching …read more »

Wayne McDonell - Chief Currency Coach at FX Bootcamp

Wayne McDonell

Chief Currency Coach at FX Bootcamp

Wayne McDonell is the Chief Currency Coach at FX Bootcamp (www.fxbootcamp.com), a live forex training …read more »

Jeffrey Kennedy - Chief Commodity Analyst

Jeffrey Kennedy

Chief Commodity Analyst

Jeffrey Kennedy is the Chief Commodity Analyst at Elliott Wave International (EWI). With more than 15 years …read more »

Markus Heitkoetter - Founder and CEO of Rockwell Trading

Markus Heitkoetter

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 »

Mark Hodge - Head Coach at Rockwell Trading

Mark Hodge

Head Coach at Rockwell Trading

After stints with Morgan Stanley Dean Witter and American Express Financial Advisors, Mark discovered that …read more »

Sam Seiden - VP Education Online Trading Academy

Sam Seiden

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 »

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