Tom’s background consists of twenty-four years of trading experience. Tom has been a stockbroker, commodities broker and owned a commodities/futures brokerage firm. He has been a CTA (Commodity Trading Advisor). He has also been involved with institutional trading and advising. He traded large private accounts for over ten years. He has been published in several well-known trading magazines, and is frequently quoted by Reuters, Dow Jones and Bloomberg.
He has traded through market crashes (1987, 2008), financial crises (1998), bull markets (1990’s), bear markets (early 2000’s) and wars (Gulf and Iraq). He has learned the only constant in the markets is change, and he has been able to successfully adapt his trade methodology to a broad range of market conditions.
Tom is the president of Alexander Trading LLC, a trading research and trading education firm serving both institutional and retail investors and traders. He also is the co-manager of a long/short equity hedge fund.