John Person is a 30 year veteran of the Futures and Options Trading industry. He started on the Floor of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange back in 1979. This was the premier exchange which launched foreign currency trading. He then had the privilege of working with George Lane , the innovator of the stochastic indicator. Follow John on twitter
John has worked his way throughout the industry as an independent Trader, Broker, Analyst and Branch Manager for one of Chicago's largest discount / full service firms under the direct supervision of a former Chairman of the Chicago Board of Trade. John is the founder of NationalFutures.com an Online Education website.
John has shared his wealth of knowledge in the field of technical analysis, his trading style and system development. John developed the Persons Pivots and the PPS indicator both of which are on TD Ameritrades Thinkorswim trading platform. He also has developed indicators for Tradenavigator and Tradestation Securities. He has taught thousands of traders including members of the largest exchanges. He is the author of three nationally and internationally popular trading books as well as three trading courses and a DVD seminar series. His latest book series, The Commodity Traders Almanac, is instrumental in trading the seasonal aspects of the commodity markets and the correlated ETF's and stocks of those markets.
The Nations most respected business journalists call John Person for his market opinions. He is widely quoted by CBS Market Watch, Reuters, Dow Jones Newswires, and appears regularly on CNBC as well. He is a sought after speaker for many professional organizations such as the Market Technicians Association (MTA ) , the International Federation of Technical Analyst Society (IFTA) and delivers Keynote Speeches and Seminars at some of the Countries Top National Investment Expos.
John Person author of The Complete Guide to Technical Analysis for the Futures Markets, by John Wiley and Sons (publisher). He was the first ever to introduce traders to a powerful combination of candlesticks and pivot point analysis.
His second book took traders to an entirely different level. In his book Candlestick and Pivot Point Trading Triggers + CD-ROM: Setups for Stock, Forex, and Futures Markets, he included a pivot point calculator, instructional videos and exact rules for entries and exits on trades. It is in the book that John reveals the funadmentals behinds his powerful indicator Persons Pivots as well as the moving average methodology that created the PPS indicator on TD Ameritrades Thinkorswim platform.
In his third book, Forex Conquered: High Probability Systems and Strategies for Active Traders, again by John Wiley Publishers, he broke ground for currency traders in that he included many forms of FX vehicles, trading styles and how one can integrate technical analysis for entries and exits and objectives. He also shares a trading system with the codes for Genesis and tradestation users.
John has completed three amazing trading courses, the first is "Trading Triggers - The Secrets to Profitable Trading" and a four hour special FOREX trading course available for purchase on our website and his latest DVD course.
In 1998, he developed his own proprietary trading system and began publishing "The Bottom-Line Financial and Futures Newsletter", a weekly commodity publication that incorporates fundamental developments as well as technical analysis that includes the data from his trading system, using pivot points combined with candlesticks. In addition, John Person provides his clients with daily, weekly and monthly research including his daily, weekly and monthly numbers as well as the Daily Dow Jones Report posted on our web site in the Research and Analysis section of our website.
John’s thorough understanding of the futures industry makes him qualified to offer his clients a balanced perspective of the trading industry. In addition, the personal contacts he has developed around the world and in the financial industry have been instrumental in helping him gain an edge on information pertaining to the markets
The Nations most respected business journalists have called on John through the years for his market opinions: