Co-founder/Head Trader, Peter's Premarket Perspective, Weekly Options advisory
Peter has been actively trading since 2000 and has been educating traders since 2006 as the founder and Chief Strategist of ShadowTrader.net He is the voice behind the popular ShadowTrader Video Weekly, a ten minute Sunday video that has thousands of viewers each week.
Peter is also editor of Peter’s Premarket Perspective, a premarket blog on applying market profile theory to the S&P 500 futures. He is also head trader of the ShadowTrader Weekly Options Advisory, a service which delivers advanced, short term options trades to it’s subscribers. Peter’s main focus is on short term directional trading of options, stocks, and futures using a synthesis of technical analysis, market profile, and market internals.
Senior Equity Strategist, editor ShadowTrader Swing Trader
On staff with us at ShadowTrader since early 2010, Danno heads up our equity research department and is the editor in chief of the ShadowTrader Swing Trader newsletter which has over 20,000 followers on MyTrade. Danno’s specialty is finding equity swing trades with a 2-5 day time horizon. He is also the author of many of the thinkscript codes available for sale at ShadowTrader.net
Senior Currency Strategist, editor ShadowTrader FX Trader
Blake has previously been involved in corporate lending, tax preparation and import brokering. He has been trading in the foreign exchange market since 2002. He was introduced to the idea of trading forex trading while acting as an independent import broker giving him real world experience in the foreign exchange markets.
Blake has focused on economics and finance in his education and technical analysis in his trading. This dual focus provides him a balanced approach to the forex market of both fundamentals and charting. Blake educates FX traders through his trades and daily writings in the ShadowTraderPro FX Trader and the ShadowTrader FX Hour which airs weekly on Tuesdays at 4:15pm EST.
Pairs Trading Strategist, editor ShadowTrader Pairs Trader
Tom Cook aka “The Southern Gentleman” is born and raised in Kentucky, as a cattle and horse farmer. He completed his bachelors in 1986, with an emphasis on engineering at Morehead State University, in the Hills Of Eastern Kentucky. Tom originally spent over 20 years constructing buildings, roads, and bridges, and brings extensive business knowledge and creativity to our family here at Shadowtrader. Always following the markets, Tom brings ten years plus of trading experience and specializes in pairs trading where he manages our Shadowtrader Pairs Trader newsletter. In addition to finding and managing all trades for this consistently profitable advisory, Tom hosts our Thursday afternoon Pairs Hour Show and also contributes articles on various pairs trading techniques to ShadowTrader.net.
ShadowTrader SquawkBox - Lead Moderator
Brad is the dulcet tone behind ShadowTrader’s flagship product, the ShadowTrader SquawkBox. With over 3,000 listeners daily, Brad calls the markets live tick by tick and educates his audience on the finer points of market internals, profile references, and chart patterns.
He live trades equities and futures on the program and also assists traders via email and phone during the trading day. A true master of multi-tasking, Brad is also an accomplished squash player when he’s not behind the mic.
Director of Trading Psychology
Benjamin Lee is our trading psychologist in residence here at ShadowTrader.net. He has over 8 years of professional trading experience, trading his personal account with a concentration on e-mini S&P futures and has also traded for two hedge funds. He has traded stocks, futures, forex, and options and has trained several hundred traders. He is a Certified Master Practitioner of Neuro-Linguistic Programming and has presented at the New York Traders Expo. He holds a Bachelor’s in Finance and also an MBA in Entrepreneurship, both from the University of Florida.
Options Strategist, ShadowTrader Time Spreads Advisory
Scott is the newest addition to the ShadowTrader team. In his “past lives” he has been a retail broker, director of information technology, project manager, database developer, credit analyst, and financial analyst for various firms since the late 1980’s. He has stayed with investments through the years as his passion has always run deep for trading as a lifetime business.
Once leaving the corporate world, he joined a firm to educate individuals on how to trade stocks and options. After 4 years of imparting this knowledge he found his way to ShadowTrader.net. He now has the opportunity to impart his investment, technical, and financial knowledge and insight to the ShadowTrader community. He is passionate in his teachings and the desire to pass on his life lessons to those wishing to manage their financial futures.
Scott currently resides in Bristol, Connecticut, yet still holds strong ties to his roots in Minnesota. He lives with his faithful trading partner – April, a Black Labrador.
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As we mentioned previously, many correlations are associated with exports of goods, however, this correlation we will look at interest rates, specifically the treasuries, and the EUR/USD. This correlation may seem a little less directly connected compared to those discussed in the previous discussions. Previously, we focused on significant components of each of the economies. […]
Although most correlations are directly tied to imports and exports, the correlation between the AUD/JPY and U.S. equities is one of the strongest, despite the indirect connection. If you have been a student of the financial markets for any significant period of time, you are aware that the financial markets are driven not just by […]
So many times, I have folks that will ask me about when they should beta weight vs dollar weight their pairs trade. In order to best explain, we will use the pairs BP-MRO and BAC-RF for our example. Before deciding whether to beta weight or not, you first want to discern the approximate range of […]
(Delta Airlines – United Airlines ) Now hear this! Arriving flights due any day now! LoL! Don’t you just love it, when you are stuck in an airport terminal, and you are forced to wait indefinitely for your flight! Well at least we have our handy TOS alerts that we can set with our pairs […]
U.S. equities sold off and the U.S. dollar slid, driven by the Trump Administration announcing new tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from several countries. As discussed in previous weekend updates, tariffs have an overall negative impact on the U.S. economy and economies of the countries who are impacted by the tariffs. We are watching […]
(Bank Of America – Regions Financial ) We went ahead and closed our pair as planned on Wednesday, before our lead stock “BAC” goes ex-dividend on Thursday. Now, I am excited to see if we get opportunity for a re-entry with the pair at channel bottom, or about the $11.00 spread value during Thursday’s (RTH) […]
(Bank Of America – Regions Financial ) Well, I’m pleased with the secondary, short stock “RF”, performing so well in this long pair. Our current long entry for the pair is $11.04, and even though the pair pulled back on Tuesday down market, it is actually up $70 in the black, as you can see […]
An updated chart of our proprietary measure of broad market money flow (MF) versus the daily close of the S&P 500 Index (SPY) is posted below. Although MF (blue line) has held its current level above the triangle we illustrated the last time we published the chart (April 20, magenta arrow), it remains inside its […]