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The Heretics of Finance: Conversations with Leading Practitioners of Technical Analysis by Jasmina Hasanhodzic, Andrew W. Lo

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Chapter 10. Linda Bradford Raschke

Sometimes the best moves happen when nobody can figure out why, so I'm purely interested in basic supply and demand, and in the balance that's there. I don't care why the market is doing what it's doing. I'm a purist. I don't do any fundamentals at all.

Linda Bradford Raschke is president of LBRGroup, a registered commodity trading adviser (CTA) and money-management firm, and president of LBR Asset Management, a commodity pool operator. She began her professional trading career in 1981 as a market maker in equity options. In addition to running LBRGroup's CTA program, she is the principal trader for the Granat Fund.

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 and on financial television and radio programs, and has served on the board of directors for the Market Technicians Association. She is a past president of the American Association of Professional Technical Analysts and currently on its board of directors.

Raschke has presented her research and lectured on trading for many organizations, including the Managed Futures Association, the American Association of Professional Technical Analysts, Bloomberg, the Market Technicians Association, and the International Federation of Technical Analysis, and has lectured in more than sixteen different ...

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