Ail Interview with George Angell

What precipitated your desire to trade, and when It goes back a long way now. When 1 graduated from college, I go interested in options on stocks. And then 1 read about futures. I read MortSchulman'sbook, Anyone Curi Muks u Million. This was back in the Idle '60s, early '70s, and when I learned about leverage and how it worked, I thought it was a good way to make money. From there, I started to dabble in the futures market, and I had the misfortune of being successful right away. So I thought...

Father of Stochastics

Known as the fat iter ofstochastics by many traders, George Lane's indicator is a household word among traders. I prefer, however, to think of George as the granddaddy of futures trading, the man with enough experiencesand knowledge to easily fill ten volumes. It was therefore a distinct privilege and an honor to interview George. Although I had known George professionally for many years, I had spent litrle time with him on a personal level. We have often exchanged expressions or mutual...

Analysis of Conrad Leslies Interview

Conrad's reply to this question differs markedly from that of the others interviewed simply because he considers himself to be a market analyst first and foremost. The most noteworthy aspect of his response is that he considers his trading activities and his recognition as a crop forecaster to be somewhat conflicting. In other words, he feels that he cannot trade and forecast crop conditions at the same time. Conrad adds parenthetically at the end of his response that neither he nor his clients...

Forecasts That Move Markets

1 first met Conrad Leslie in the early 1970s after being exposed to actually, subjected to the consequences of his crop forecasts for a number of years. I say this because his crop reports, particularly during my early trading in the 1960s and 1970s, almost always resulted in substantial market moves subsequent to their release and often in anticipation of their release. Conrad's work not only deserves attention for its excellence in research but also for its ability to move markets. As 1...