Michael Parness

Author of Xtreme Income Trader

Michael Parness’ life has been such a classic rags to riches story that Oscar winner Dustin Hoffman bought the movie rights to his life story. As a child, he fled an abusive household and became homeless. He lived on the streets not knowing one day to the next whether he would have food to eat. He managed to fight his way off the streets though, and when he discovered trading in the 90s it quite literally changed his entire life. Read More

Ian Cooper

Author of Speed Retirement System

He was one of the few that called the bottom and top of housing, the top of subprime and Alt-A, the death of Lehman Brothers and Bear Stearns, the collapse of the UK economy and the Dow’s collapse to 6,500, including its recovery. He even called for gold to rally well above $1,000 when it traded under $850. Read More

Ben Rand

Author of Weekend Trader

Ben Rand began his career in financial markets 15 years ago on Wall Street working first on the bond desks at Salomon Brothers of "Liar's Poker" fame, and later at Citigroup.Read More