Kelly Hodges: Kelly graduated magna cum laude from Marquette University with a BS in biology. While at Marquette she played on the women’s soccer team where she earned Academic All-American Honors and became the program’s all-time leading scorer. She went on to receive her medical degree from the Medical College of Wisconsin and then completed a pediatric residency at Yale University School of Medicine. Kelly now works as a pediatrician in her hometown of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She is married with 4 young children and loves spending time with friends and family. In her free time Kelly enjoys searching for creative ways to save money. Click here to See what Kelly has written.
Alex Salomon: Alex is an investor and entrepreneur with a passion for RFID and NFC. He has been investing for 13 years and enjoys all things related to the financial markets. His trading style is agnostic: Doesn’t believe, adapts — trades longs and shorts. Alex shamelessly mixes technical analysis and fundamental reading, while keenly devouring domestic and international news. Alex has lived in 16 countries and traveled to over 80. He currently lives in St. John, US Virgin Islands with his wife and is the founder of Evidencia (now a consultant to); Evidencia is a small business with international reach that specializes in NFC, RFID, and blue tooth solutions for temperature monitoring. Alex would like to thank Andrew Nyquist for his selfless work, Nicolas Darvas’s writings, Eric Wish, Todd Harrison’s Buzz & Banter, Scott Redler, and Quint Tatro whose generosity has made him a better trader. Click here to See what Alex has written.
Jeff Voudrie: Jeff is senior portfolio manager of Common Sense Advisors. He serves as a personal, private money manager, counselor and CFP® Professional to clients nationwide. Jeff started in the financial services industry in 1987 and founded his own firm in 2001. He has been interviewed by publications such as The Wall Street Journal, The London Financial Times, and The Christian Science Monitor, to name a few. He’s the author of The Retired Investor’s Survival Guide Series, a former nationally syndicated newspaper columnist of Guarding Your Wealth and appeared on the CNN Financial Network. Jeff’s outside-the-box approach to investing led him to invent the Portfolio Guardian, earning him 3 U.S. Patents in the process. Jeff is sought out by both the media and industry for his extensive knowledge of annuities, including speaking at Financial Planning Association’s regional symposiums. On the personal side, Jeff and his wife of 25 years, Julie, are the proud parents of seven children and reside near the mountains in Tennessee. For more information visit www.CommonSenseAdvisors.com, and www.JeffVoudrie.com. Click here to See what Jeff has written.
Ross Heart: Ross is the operator of Heart Capital, a small investment company he founded in 2004. He entered the financial industry in 1993, working at Merrill Lynch for a number of years, before starting an investment operation for a community-owned bank. He has degrees in Economics and Finance, and enjoys competing with Wall Street from Northern Wisconsin, where he feels he can tackle some of life’s most important pursuits with his wife and two children. Ross has served on boards at his Alma Matter, kid’s school, local chamber of commerce, and city, and has written an investing column for a regional newspaper. Heart Capital’s investment approach is a value-based, tactical one utilizing individual securities and provides the ultimate in transparency for clients. Click here to See what Ross has written.
Sheldon McIntyre:Sheldon began his career in 1996 as an Investment Operations Manager with Tanhnuz Investment Management headquartered in Santiago, Chile. He later became a Managing Partner of the firm responsible for the discretionary asset management division. In 2000 Sheldon joined a New York based long / short equity hedge fund as a Portfolio Manager. He returned to Chile in 2002 and has been working as a Professional Trader, as well as, advising high net worth individuals, family offices and hedge funds.In addition to contributing to See It Market, Sheldon is a Suggested Contributor on StockTwits. His writings have appeared in Benzinga, Minyanville, Business Insider, Daily Crux and Yahoo! Finance. Sheldon is one of the featured traders in the book “Trading: The Best of the Best – Top Trading Tips For Our Times” published by Brian C. Lund. Additionally, he has been a guest on the FXStreet Live Analysis Room with Dale Pinkert and the Benzinga PreMarket Show.Sheldon graduated from the University of Victoria, Canada in 1995 where he read international political economy with honours. He is fluent in English and Spanish. Sheldon currently resides in Santiago, Chile. Click here to See what Sheldon has written.
Alex Bernal: Alex is a Chartered Technical Analyst with many years of industry experience in the Equity, Commodity, Currency, Interest Rate and Derivatives markets. He is known for his methodical approach to identifying key cycles, market anomalies, unusual order flow, profitable chart patterns and early trend developments for trading opportunities. Alex has appeared on several media outlets, including Bloomberg.Alex currently operates a private technical research and trading systems consulting company Aether Analytics out of Santa Barbara, California. Aether Analytics specializes in the use of a proprietary blend of sentiment, technical, derivative and fundamental analysis systems to recognize high probability trading catalysts, gearing more specifically to analytical techniques such as Elliot Wave, Gann, Cycle, and Harmonic Structure Analysis. Alex previously worked as a trader for M&N Trading LLC where he traded yield curve futures and was mentored by Veteran Trader Anthony Lazzara, who was once the largest 5-year treasuries floor trader at the Chicago Board of Trade. Click here to See what Alex has written.
Maria Rinehart: Maria is a market blogger and a financial astrologer who had studied astrology as a hobby for nine years prior to discovering a passion for the markets in 2008. That summer she timed the September 29th crash within a day. Primary market influences are Jesse Livermore and IBD’s Bill O’Neil; thus, she has tailored a financial astrology methodology to fit a growth methodology with an intermediate time-frame. She posts regularly at mariarinehart.com and her work has also been published on TraderPlanet. You can follow her market updates on Twitter. Click here to See what Maria has written.
Ryan Detrick: Ryan is an independent trader and market follower based in Cincinnati, Ohio. He worked at Schaeffer’s Investment Research for more than a decade and is a frequent speaker and writer on stock market and economic issues and is widely sought after by financial media for his expertise and commentary. Mr. Detrick is a common guest on CNBC, Fox Business, and Bloomberg Television and has been quoted in outlets such as The Wall Street Journal, BusinessWeek, USA Today, Reuters, the Associated Press, and others. With nearly 15 years of financial industry experience in the investment and financial services area, strengths include short-term trading with an eye toward timely technical- and sentiment-based trading opportunities, and advanced option trading strategies. Mr. Detrick received a BA in finance from Xavier University, an MBA in finance from Miami University, and has earned his Chartered Market Technician (CMT). Click here to See what Ryan has written.
Duncan Parker: Duncan is a proprietary trader and former money manager. Duncan also contributes to Minyanville’s “Buzz & Banter”, where he focuses extensively on short to intermediate term technical setups in equities, futures, and forex. He also is a founding member of QAR, LLC/LP — an incubator hedge fund and research service concentrating on technical and quantitative market cycle analysis. Click here to See what Duncan has written.
Dave Floyd: A native of Lancaster, Massachusetts, Dave earned a BS in Economics from Northeastern University in Boston in 1991 and landed his first gig in the trading industry in 1993 when he joined the fixed income & FX desk of Standard Chartered Bank. The following year, his focus shifted to equities, and he spent the next eight years trading on a proprietary equities desk. In 2002, Dave decided it was time to go maverick and start his own niche FX firm: Aspen Trading Group. Since then, Aspen has grown from a pure prop trading firm into a provider of FX research and analytics to both institutional and retail clients worldwide. Dave’s two decades of expertise in technical analysis and global fundamentals has led to him being published in Active Trader, Futures and SFO, as well as being seen on Bloomberg television and CNBC. Dave’s vision helped Aspen become nominated for Best Institutional FX Research & Strategy in 2009 by The Technical Analyst magazine in London. In 2010, the company was nominated for Technical Analyst of The Year.
Dave resides in Bend, Oregon and enjoys skiing, mountain biking, CrossFit, watching his son play soccer and of course, Bend’s famous microbrews. Those are things he won’t trade for anything. Click here to See what Dave has written.
Chris Kimble: Chris is the founder and CEO of Kimble Charting Solutions. His firm provides research for individual investors, financial professionals, 401k managers and hedge funds around the world. He specializes in pattern analysis in stock indexes, bonds, currencies, commodities and individual stocks, using pictures to highlight the opportunity at hand with a touch of humor. His mission is to help investors enlarge portfolios regardless of market direction.
Chris has 33 years of experience in the financial industry. He spent 25 years as a financial planner, before turning to helping people capitalize on the Power of the pattern. With a business and psychology background he combines the footprint of pattern analysis with investor sentiment extremes to find opportunities and solutions for investors. Click here to See what Chris has written.