Linda Bradford Raschke is President of LBR Group a CTA

Linda Bradford Raschke is President of LBRGroup, Inc., a money management firm and registered CTA. She began her professional trading career in 1981 as a market maker in equity options. After 7 years on the trading floor, she left the exchange to expand her trading program in the futures markets. In addition to running LBRGroup's CTA program, she has been principal trader for several hedge funds and runs commercial hedging programs in the metals markets. In the early 90's she formed a research partnership with Moore Research Center and pioneered work on volatility based trading indicators, which were incorporated into her daily trading programs.

Ms. Raschke was recognized in Jack Schwager's critically acclaimed book, The New Market Wizards, and is known for her own top selling book, Street Smarts - High Probability Short-Term Trading Strategies. She has been featured in dozens of financial publications, radio and financial television programs, and has served on the Board of Directors for the Market Technician's Association for many years.

Ms. Raschke has presented her research and lectured on trading at conferences for the Market Technician's Association, International Federation of Technical Analysis, Canadian Society of Technical Analysts, TAG, Omega World, Managed Futures Association, International Online Trading Expo, AIQ, Futures Magazine, Bloomberg,, Carlin Equities and has lectured in over 16 different countries for Dow Jones/Telerate.

Ms. Raschke continues to manage money and trade her proprietary accounts, while posting real time trade setups into the LBR Live trading rooms, an educational internet based service. Members in these rooms include professional traders from over 18 different countries.

Ms Raschke received a degree in both economics and music composition from Occidental College in 1980.

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