Follow The Trend With Dave Landry by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan
David Landry has been actively trading the markets since the early 1990s. He is author of Dave Landry On Swing Trading, Dave Landry’s 10 Best Swing Trading Patterns & Strategies, and The Layman’s Guide To Trading Stocks. His books have been translated into Korean, Russian, Italian, French, Japanese, and Chinese. He has made several television appearances, has written articles for Technical Analysis of STOCKS & COMMODITIES, Active Trader, Currency Trader, Traders Journal-Singapore, and TRADERS’. He has been publishing daily web-based commentary on technical trading since 1997. He has spoken at trading conferences both nationally and internationally. He has a B.S. in computer science and an MBA. He was a registered Commodity Trading Advisor (CTA) from 1995 to 2009. He is a board member of the American Association of Professional Technical Analysts. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
STOCKS & COMMODITIES Editor Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan spoke with Landry on March 8, 2016 about how he identifies and trades trends.
Dave, what attracted you to the financial markets?
I’ve been trading actively since the early ’90s, and I think the challenge of the financial markets is what attracted me, but the draw of money and freedom also played a part. I thought that trading seemed easy on the surface and I thought it’d be something that would be easy to master. I soon found out that it wasn’t so easy. As far as freedom is concerned, I later found out that it takes a bit of time to do your proper homework...