Interview: Oliver Velez Of Pristine.com by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan
Oliver L. Velez is the chairman and cofounder of Pristine.com, a leading
online educational portal for active, self-directed traders. He is also the
chief editor of the site’s flagship product, “The Pristine Day Trader.”
A respected financial professional and a sought-after speaker with a
successful 14-year track record, Velez is recognized as one of the
pioneers in the daytrading industry.
As a professional trader, Velez built a formidable reputation for his
trading skills. He established Pristine in September 1994 as an
educational site, making stock recommendations, but also explaining
when, how, and why to buy a stock. Today, 63,000 individuals in more
than 62 countries use Pristine’s services.
Velez is widely known for his trading skills and specialized knowledge
of technical analysis (that is, predicting price movement through chart
patterns and market indicators). Velez has advised professional traders,
money managers, mutual funds, and hedge funds, and is recognized as
the “professional’s professional.” With all that in mind, what does
Velez think about the coming times for the markets?
STOCKS & COMMODITIES Editor Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan conducted
this interview with Oliver Velez via telephone on December 31, 2002.