Interview: A Unique Perspective From Jonathan Rose Of ActiveDayTrader.com by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan
Taking what he has learned from being a floor trader on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange and Chicago Board of Trade and turning it into actionable trading ideas has made Jonathan Rose the trader he is today. His ability to hunt for opportunities that could provide profitable moves is unique as is his ability to act as a mentor to traders.
STOCKS & COMMODITIES Editor Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan spoke with Jonathan Rose via phone on August 10, 2017.
Jonathan, could you tell us a little bit about yourself and how you got interested in trading?
Sure. After I graduated college in 97, I moved out to Chicago. Ive always been good at numbers and knew I wanted to trade. So, it was either go into New York or Chicago. I got a good job in Chicago, trading on the floor of the Mercantile Exchange from 97 to 03. I always figured Id go back to New Jersey eventually, but I just ended up having good job situations in Chicago and stayed out here, met my wife, had a few kids, and now Im not going back ...