Barbara Rockefeller is an economist and technician specializing in foreign exchange, stock indices and the occasional stock. She writes a daily column, "Technically Speaking," at www.worldlyinvestor.com and another column for www.japan-investor.com. In addition, she publishes a morning currency briefing for institutional investors and an afternoon futures trading report. Her company, Rockefeller Asset Management, is a registered CTA. Barbara is the author of How to Invest Internationally, published in Japan in Japanese in 1999 and the author of 24/7-Trading Around the Clock, Around the World, due from Wiley in October 2000.
Before becoming an independent in 1990, Barbara Rockefeller worked at Citibank and was the originator in 1980 of Cititrend, the first FX technical analysis service by a major financial institution-"back when we were still crackpots," she says. Later she was a risk manager in the international corporate finance division and taught "The Fundamentals of Foreign Exchange" for the bank in 40 countries. She has a BA from Reed College and an MA from Columbia University.
Larry Connors is a 22-year veteran of Wall Street. He was a vice president with Donaldson Lufkin and Jenrette, before starting his own trading and information companies. He is CEO and founder of TradingMarkets.com and is author of numerous books on trading including Street Smarts (with Linda Raschke) which was selected by Stocks and Commodities Magazine as one of the classics of the past century.