Educational Resources

JDalton Trading
Dan Gramza
ShadowTrader
Brett Steenbarger
Market Profile Trading Academy
LBR Group
Profile Visions
Market Profile Diner

JDalton Trading

James F. Dalton

Actively involved in the stock and futures markets for more than 40 years, Jim has been a member of the Chicago Board of Trade as well as a member of the Chicago Board Options Exchange, and Senior Executive Vice President of the CBOE during its formative years.

At Paine Webber -- which merged into UBS Financial -- Jim managed an institutional trading desk, then served as Manager, Hedge Fund Research, and finally became Director of Research for Managed Accounts. His experience is fully realized in two books: Mind over Markets: Power Trading with Market Generated Information (1993) and Markets in Profile: Profiting from the Auction Process (2007).

Currently a full time trader, Jim advises two hedge funds and several trading firms and conducts trading courses throughout the year. Jim is a discretionary trader and long-time proponent of employing the Market Profile to facilitate trading, and WindoTraderBLUE is his market profile software of choice.

Watch these webinar recordings to see how Jim uses WindoTraderBLUE.

Also, See Trading Wisdom: A Candid Conversation with Jim and Terry

Julia Stuart

JDalton Trading partner, Julia Stuart holds a BA in economics from the University of Massachusetts,, Amherst. Her trading career began in 1997, trading a variety of markets from equities to commodities and currencies. Currently she trades the S&Ps and Treasury Bonds.

In 2010, Julia partnered with Jim Dalton at JDalton Trading where she continues to trade, support the company's clients, and further product and trader resource development. Julia has been using WindoTraderBLUE since 2009 and continues to recommend it to JDalton Trading clients.

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Dan Gramza

Dan Gramza

Dan Gramza is President of Gramza Capital Management, Inc. and DMG Advisors, LLC. He is a trader, consultant to domestic and international clients, an advisor to hedge funds and is a developer of ETF securities.

Dan has published works in Australia, Europe, Japan, Singapore and the United States and is completing "Trading in the Eye of the Storm" and "The Handbook of Japanese Candle Trading Strategies". He has appeared on CNN's "Moneyline" program, Reuters TV, Bloomberg TV, ROB TV Canada, TVN 24 Poland, Intereconomial TV Spain, WCIU-TV Chicago and as a market analyst for CME Group and has been quoted in The Wall Street Journal, Chicago Tribune, SFO Magazine, Futures Magazine, Stocks & Commodities Magazine, Traders Edge Magazine, Traders’ Magazine, Traders Journal and other numerous media outlets around the world.

Dan develops and presents worldwide public and private courses on Essential Mental Techniques for Traders, Japanese Candle Analysis, Market Profile, technical analysis, options and options trading strategies, stock and futures industry fundamentals and operations, Series 3 exam preparation. He has presented courses to traders from over 36 exchanges, 450 institutions, and 35 countries. Dan is an adjunct instructor for the CME Group, Eurex, SGX, Northwestern University School of Continuing Studies, Université de Genève, the Chicago Stock Exchange, DePaul University, and a former adjunct faculty member of the Illinois Institute of Technology's Master program in Financial Markets and Trading.

Dan is a former member of the Chicago Rice and Cotton Exchange. He has established and run proprietary stock trading operations on the floor of the Chicago Stock Exchange, an off floor proprietary futures trading group and has given expert witness testimony in federal court.

Dan has passed the series 3, 7 and 63 exams. He earned a B.S. in Engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology on scholarship, and an M.B.A. in International Finance from DePaul University, graduating with honors.

In addition, Dan holds a sixth degree black belt in Kyokushin karate, a second degree black belt in True High Form jiujitsu, a first degree black belt in Hakaryu jiujitsu, and has studied the arts of judo, aikido, jujitsu, bujitsu, jojitsu and bojitsu.

Here is a list of courses offered by Dan.

Free Market Studies videos: http://dangramza.com/free_products.asp

www.dangramza.com

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ShadowTrader

Peter Reznicek

Peter has been actively trading since 2003 and has been educating traders since 2006 through his website ShadowTrader.net. He is the voice behind the ShadowTrader Video Weekly, a ten minute Sunday video update on the markets that has thousands of viewers each week. He is also co host of the popular ShadowTrader Uncovered program which airs daily from 2-3pm EST on the tastytrade network. Peter's main focus is on short term directional trading of options and futures using a synthesis of technical analysis, market profile, and market internals .

Peter discovered the profile about three years ago through the writings of James Dalton, and feels that it has given him an entirely new perspective on the inner workings of price action. He is an avid user of WindoTrader BLUE and has been very vocal about it being the absolute best market profile software solution on the market. He was a consultant to WindoTrader in the creation of WindoTraderBLUE Lite.

Peter currently trades full time both for his own account and for a few select clients. He analyzes and teaches profile concepts daily through his blog, "Peter's Premarket Perspective" which is widely read and available every morning before the bell at www.shadowtrader.net/blog

ShadowTrader Market Profile Basics Video Series:

Here is a short interview with Peter

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Brett Steenbarger

Brett's Blog

Author of several books in the field, including The Psychology of Trading (2003), A Trader's Guide to Self-Discipline: Proven Techniques to Improve Trading rofits (2003), Enhancing Trader Performance (2006), and The Daily Trading Coach (2009), and his new book to be released in June 2015, Trading Psychology 2.0: From Best Practices to Best Processes. . Brett shares much of his work via the TraderFeed blog, along with regular postings to Twitter and StockTwits (@steenbab).

Brett is interested in performance coaching, the use of algorithmic trading systems as decision support for discretionary traders, using high frequency data for the short-term trading of stock index futures and index ETFs, and using historical patterns in markets to find a trading edge. He is also interested in performance enhancement among traders, drawing upon research from expert performers in various fields

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Market Profile Trading Academy

Matt Davio

Why do we preach Market Profile?

Matt Davio, aka Miss Trade, is the Founder and CEO of the Market Profile Trading Academy. A full-time professional trader since 1991, Matt has traded for hedge funds, prop trading shops and for himself. Matt primarily uses Market Profile and WindoTraderBLUE as his basis for framing the market, and he trades a wide variety of products. He believes the Market Profile allows him to see the market "in the now" as time, price and trend dictate where opportunities are found and what defines risk, and uses WindoTraderBLUE in his teaching, mentoring and every day trading.

Markets are run by people, and even with High Frequency Trading (HFT) there are ample opportunities for traders of all size to profit. He believes that a trader needs to keep it simple (KISS) and that patience is the key to the best setups. It is his goal to pass the knowledge and insight he has accumulated over his 25 year career on to his students.

Matt has a subscription based service and also mentors traders privately.

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LBR Group

Linda Bradford Raschke

Linda has a website and blog where she posts commentaries and market strategy. You can register for her occasional newsletter she sends out when she deems there to me something of significance.

Ms. Raschke was recognized in Jack Schwager's critically acclaimed book, The New Market Wizards, and is known for her own top selling book, Street Smarts -- High Probability Short-Term Trading Strategies. She has been featured in dozens of financial publications, radio and financial television programs, has served on the Board of Directors for the Market Technician's Association and was President of the American Association of Professional Technical Analysts.

Ms. Raschke has presented her research and lectured on trading for the Managed Futures Association, American Association of Professional Technical Analysts, Bloomberg, Market Technician's Association, International Federation of Technical Analysis, Canadian Society of Technical Analysts, TAG, Omega World, International Online Trading Expo, AIQ, Futures Conference, and has lectured in over 22 different countries over the past three decades.

Here is a short interview with Linda

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Profile Visions

Mark Simmons

As an experienced trader himself who appreciates and understands the information that the Market Profile provides, Mark created ProfileVisions, a company that specializes in products that help traders using Market Profile technology advance their trading skills.

For traders who use WindoTraderBLUE, the BlueVisions package builds custom layouts based on the user's unique specifications. WindoTraderBLUE is a powerful Market Profile software program and BlueVisions assists the trader in unleashing its inherent power. For traders looking to understand multiple time frame context of the most popular markets, MarketVisions is a weekly newsletter that provides a fresh and unique perspective. For traders looking to understand multiple time frames context, Mark offers a fresh and unique perspective. He helps and consults with traders not only in learning the value of using merged profiles in a variety of ways to keep them focused on the important trends, but also helps our WindoTraderBLUE subscribers with more complex customization of their charts.

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Market Profile Diner

Neri Lugo

Registered Representative 1999-2005 General Securities license Series 7 and Series 63 and 65. Worked mostly with small business owners and closely held corporations in retirement planning, estate planning, distribution and liquidation of their business interests planning. Primarily as a consultant, would leverage assets of the firm to execute agreed plans.

Neri began trading equity and ETF options in 2011. Consistently looking to improve his trading, he switched to Futures. And, like many other thoughtful and serious traders, found the Market Profile and the auction process made imminent sense. Some additional research led him to Jim Dalton's work and ultimately to WindoTrader.

Favoring the Crude Oil market because he "likes the way it moves", it is a very liquid contract and works very well with a Market Profile schematic. Neri also recognized that it works well within Market Profile rules. Neri produces two reports each day -- a pre-market crude prep and a post market crude wrap up. He is currently building a following on Twitter and Google+, he is looking to add an equity contract like the S&P and the Euro/dollar contract for the same reasons he likes Crude.

Currently Neri offers his consultation services as a Discretionary Day Trader who utilizes Market Profile using WindoTraderBLUE software. His goal is to be a positive agent of change within the trading education and advisory industry and offer his experiences, both successes and failures, as a peer to other aspiring traders.

You can follow Neri on Twitter @MP_Diner or contact him at ((312) 593-5609

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