John Murphy’s Key to Success: Simplicity

By Jim Wyckoff, “My work has gotten better due to simplifying my approach,” John J. Murphy, the veteran technical analyst, author and CNBC resident technical analyst, told a group of equities and futures traders attending the Technical Analysis Group (TAG) XVIII trading conference sponsored by Dow Jones Telerate in New Orleans. Murphy said he … Read more

Dan Zanger Interview

By Larry Jacobs Larry: How have you been? Dan: I have been very good and busy. Last year was probably my most profitable year and my biggest dollars gain ever since I started trading. I had some big winners such as Google, Apple and housing and oil stocks. The majority of my money was made … Read more

Welles Wilder Interview

Welles Wilder is best known for his technical indicators – now considered to be core indicators in technical analysis software. These include Average True Range, the Relative Strength Index, Directional Movement and the Parabolic Stop and Reverse. He has written many articles on trading, appeared on numerous radio and television programs, and conducted technical trading … Read more

Boris Stein Interview

Boris Stein entered the 23rd World Cup Championship of Futures Trading® on November 15, 2006, and captured second place with a 77% net return, becoming the first trader to enter the calendar-year competition in November and still win a trophy.

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Joe Dinapoli Interview

Achieving success as a futures market trader can be a daunting proposition, most traders will agree. Given that premise, why would a successful, longtime futures trader like Joe DiNapoli reveal his trading secrets to the public? “Commodity traders tend to be risk-takers–self-made people. I enjoy them immensely. The public doesn’t realize some of the advantages … Read more