CTAs and Partners
Jim WyckoffJim Wyckoff
Jim Wyckoff has been involved with the stock, financial and futures markets for more than 20 years.He was born and raised in Iowa, where he still resides. Wyckoff became a financial journalist with Futures World News for many years, cutting his teeth as a reporter on the futures trading floors in Chicago and New York, where he covered every futures market traded in the United States at one time or another.
Not long after he began his career in financial journalism, he began studying technical analysis. By studying chart patterns and other technical indicators, he realized this approach to analyzing and trading markets could level the playing field between “professional insiders” in the markets and individual traders. His extensive studies of technical analysis and knowledge of markets led to several positions, including chief technical analyst at several well-known companies. He says his mission is not just to generate profits for traders but to also provide them with educational and insightful information because, in the fascinating business of trading, one never stops learning.
Wyckoff received a Bachelor of Science degree at Iowa State University, graduating in 1984 with a major in journalism and a minor in economics. He and his wife have two children, a son in high school and a daughter in college. When he’s not analyzing markets and educating traders, Wyckoff says he loves adventures, from driving a Jeep across the highest mountain pass in the continental United States to extreme winter camping in the Boundary Waters to hiking in the jungles of South America.
Abe CofnasAbe Cofnas
Mr. Cofnas is an experienced educator. Since 1999, Mr. Cofnas has presented a unique approach of training individuals to trade the Forex markets. His technique integrates fundamental and technical analysis with state-of-the art instructional tools to enable self-paced learning. Using the best methodologies from several fields, Cofnas has provided a worldwide audience with analysis and insight on what moves the Forex market. He was selected as the first Forex trader columnist for Futures magazine. Cofnas has written a monthly column covering Forex for the last seven years, providing unique content for its Website.
SA Financial Group, LLCSA Financial Group
SA Financial Group, LLC is a registered commodity trading advisor with the NFA/CFTC and a registered investment advisor with the SEC. The firm offers Qualified Eligible Persons two tactical, separately managed account investment programs, each directed by quantitative trading models. The first program targets an investment universe consisting of US equity index futures (S&P500 mini and Nasdaq100 mini). The second program targets a broader asset class, including US equity index futures, and US equity securities.