Striving to further the profession with diverse opportunities in continuing education, advocacy, ethics awareness, and networking.
Linda Bradford Raschke began her professional trading career in 1981 making markets in options as a member of two exchanges. She became a registered CTA (Commodity Trading Advisor) in 1992.
Since then, she has been the principle trader for several funds and started her own hedge fund in 2002 for which she was the CPO (Commodity Pool Operator). Linda’s hedge fund was ranked 17th out of 4500 for best 5 year performance by BarclaysHedge and her early successes were recognized by Jack Schwager in his renowned Market Wizards series. Linda retired as a CPO and CTA in 2015. However, she continues to trade daily for her own account…the same program that she has traded since 1992. In the world of professional trading and money management, Linda stands out from the crowd for three factors: Performance, Longevity and Consistency.
Trading Sardines was released in January 2019 by Daughters Press and is available only through Linda’s website. An astounding 45% of the book sales have been international. Linda is the co-author of Street Smarts: High Probability Trading Strategies for the Futures and Equities Markets with Laurence A. Connors. Additionally, she has been featured in dozens of financial publications, radio and financial television programs. She has also served on the Board of Directors for the CMT Association and was President of the American Association of Professional Technical Analysts.
Linda has presented her research and lectured on trading for many globally recognized authorities, including: The Managed Futures Association, American Association of Professional Technical Analysts, International Federation of Technical Analysts, Market Technician’s Association, and Bloomberg, and has taught professionals and bank traders in over 22 different countries.