Dennis Dick, CFA, is a proprietary trader, and market structure consultant with Bright Trading LLC. He has nineteen years of proprietary trading experience specializing in pair trading, crutch trading, momentum, contrarian, technical, and algorithmic trading. His insights into equity market structure have been cited in a number of financial publications including the Wall Street Journal, Reuters, Dow Jones, and Forbes. He has also discussed market structure on CNBC. He successfully predicted the flash crash, four months before it happened (see his published prediction here). Dennis is a regular contributor at CFA magazine, and a former member of the Capital Markets Policy Council at the CFA Institute. He holds his Business Degree from the University of Windsor with a concentration in Finance and Economics.
Joel’s introduction to trading was in the Standard and Poor’s 500 Index futures pit at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. During his time at the CME, he was involved in Index Arbitrage as well as trading foreign currency futures and options. From 1994-1999, he was a proprietary trader for Olde Discount Corporation. Following his tenure at Olde Discount, he founded the Detroit office of Bright Trading, LLC. His responsibilities included trader recruitment, orientation and education as well as the day to day management of the office. He held this position until 2003. Since 2003, Joel has been an independent trader researching and developing proprietary indicators and trading systems for the equities and futures markets. Joel holds his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Michigan.