Curtis Faith

Curtis Faith is a notable participant of Richard Dennis’ fabled Turtle Trader experiment. He is the author of Way of the Turtle: The Secret Methods that Turned Ordinary People into Legendary Traders (2007) and Inside the Mind of the Turtles: How the World’s Best Traders Master Risk.

Lewis J. Borsellino

Famous S&P 500 Futures trader, and contributing commentator on CNN and CNBC. Borsellino’s lengthy career spans back to the early days of S&P Futures Trading at the CME, and he has remained a leading player in that contract for many years.

Phil Falcone

The youngest of nine siblings, Phil Falcone was an avid and formidable hockey player as a youth in his hometown of Chisholm, Minnesota. He went on to play hockey for Harvard University, where he graduated with a BA in economics in 1984. Falcone began his career in 1985, trading high yield and distressed securities at … Read more

Noam Gottesman

Firm: GLG Partners City: London 2008 Age: 46 2008 Assets Under Management: $30 Billion Noam Gottesman is one of the three founders of GLG Partners, a London based hedge fund. The fund was founded by Noam Gottesman, Pierre Lagrange and Jonathan Green. The three, whose last names make up the name GLG, met while they … Read more

Daniel Loeb

Firm: Third Point Management City: New York 2008 Age: 46 Loeb grew up in Santa Monica Canyon in California. One of three children, his father was an attorney and his mother a historian. An astute trader from a young age, Loeb was already trading stocks in high school. After spending two years at the University … Read more

Toby Crabel

Toby Crabel is a celebrated commodities trader, and the fund manager of Crabel Capital Management. Crabel manages 2.8 billion dollars and achieved a growth rate of 16.7% in 2005. Crabel did not have a losing year from 1991 to 2002. Crabel attended Florida Technological University, and majored in finance. While attending college Toby began to … Read more

Tim Barakett

Firm: Atticus Capital City: New York 2008 Age: 42 2008 Assets Under Management (AUM): $17.5 Billion Atticus Capital was founded in 1995 by Timothy Barakett and Nathaniel Rothschild. Barakett played hockey for Harvard University and was a first round pick in the 1986 NHL draft – but turned down a chance to play for the … Read more

Robert Prechter

Robert Prechter is a famous proponent of Elliott Wave analysis. He correctly predicted a large bull market in 1982 and also accurately called the market top shortly prior to the 1987 crash. Prechter’s Elliott Wave International (EWI) is the world’s largest market forecasting firm. Prechter attended Yale University on a full scholarship, graduating in 1971 … Read more

Eddie Lampert

Firm: ESL Investments City: Greenwich, Connecticut 2008 Age: 46 Edward S. “Eddie” Lampert is the founder of ESL Investments. Lampert graduated from Yale University in 1984 with a degree in economics. While at Yale he worked as a research assistant for Professor James Tobin, a Nobel Prize winning economist. Lampert was also a member of … Read more