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#PreMarket Prep For The Week Of May 11: These Trading Educators Answer Your Questions Live On The Show


Take advantage of some of these great educators and have all of your options, forex and technical analysis questions answered on this week’s #PreMarket Prep!

Be sure to tune in at 8:00 a.m. EST Monday-Friday here to interact with our veteran traders, market technicians and money managers that come on the show.

Monday, May 11, 8:35 a.m.

Sang Lucci (@sanglucci), Founder and Head Trader at

Anand Sanghvi, aka "Sang Lucci," has successfully traded equities and options since 2006, beginning his career as a proprietary trader at PTG Capital. After serving as head trader, he left in 2009 to trade his own account. He infamously turned $50,000 into over $2,400,000 and soon thereafter founded, a website specializing in the education of options traders and tape readers from around the world.

9 a.m.

Scott Redler (@RedDogT3), Chief Strategist at T3 Live and T3 Trading Group

Scott Redler has been trading equities for more than 10 years and has more recently received widespread recognition from the financial community for his insightful, pragmatic approach. He began his career as a broker and venture capitalist where he was able to facilitate relationships that led him into trading. Beginning his trading career at Broadway Trading in 1999, Scott moved on with Marc Sperling to Sperling Enterprises, LLC after establishing himself as one of the best young traders in the firm.

9:20 a.m.

Serge Berger (@SteadyTrader), Head Trader & Investment Strategist at The Steady Trader

Serge Berger has been an active trader since 1998. During his career, he's been a financial analyst, dealt in fixed income instruments at JP Morgan, and was a proprietary trader in equities, equity options and futures.

Tuesday, May 12, 8:35 a.m.

Nic Chahine (@racernic), Options Expert

Nic Chahine joins the show every Tuesday to discuss the week's options outlook. He's a Marketfy Maven and author of the Create Income with Options Spreads blog.

9 a.m.

Jill Malandrino (@OptionsProfits), Product Development Manager for OptionsProfits at TheStreet

Jill Malandrino is the Product Development Manager for TheStreet's OptionsProfits. In addition to managing the product and content for the site, she is a market site reporter for the NASDAQ, reports from the floor of the CME and CBOE, hosts the Morning Call for TheStreet and the All-in-One video for Options TV. Prior to OptionsProfits, Malandrino was the Market Intelligence Manager for The Fly on the Wall and headed the Institutional Product Marketing effort for the Prudential Equity Group.

9:20 a.m.

David Alton Clark (@DavidAltonClark), Top Financial Blogger and Former SEC Rep for Oil & Gas

David has more than 25 years of experience in investing and business. Currently, he is a contributor to Benzinga and Seeking Alpha as well as a Licensed Texas Realtor. He have been writing since 2010 and in real estate for the past 10 years. Previously, he was a FINRA Registered Securities Representative for an Oil & Gas EP venture firm, a Managing Consultant and Auditor with Ernst & Young, an IT Program Manager with Citigroup, and a Mountain Infantryman in the U.S. Army - 10th Mountain Division.

Wednesday, May 13, 8:35 a.m.

Fari Hamzei (@HamzeiAnalytics), Founder of Hamzei Analytics

Fari Hamzei joins the show every Wednesday, bringing his wealth of knowledge on aggressive equity options and index futures trends.

9 a.m.

Kiana Danial (@InvestDiva), CEO of Invest Diva

Kiana Danial is the CEO of Invest Diva and author of "Invest Diva's Guide to Making Money in Forex." She is a multilingual forex analyst, award-winning speaker, TV personality and entrepreneur based in Japan.

9:20 a.m.

Angie Maguire (@goddessofgrain), Vice President of Grain for Citizens Elevator

Angie Maguire has been working in the grain industry for over 10 years. After beginning her career as a cash grain broker she transitioned into a position as Vice President of Grain for Citizens Elevator in Charlotte, Michigan. At Citizens she manages five elevator locations as well as a state of the art on-farm program bringing the company's overall yearly handling to over 11 mbu.

Thursday, May 14 8:35 a.m.

JC Parets (@allstarcharts), Founder of Eagle Bay Capital

JC Parets is a money manager, chartered market technician, technical analysis practitioner and blogger. He is also a Marketfy Maven and the author of Eagle Bay Solutions.

9 a.m.

Ryan Craver (@ryanmcraver), Retail Expert & SVP of Emerging Brands & Digital at Lamour Group

Ryan Craver currently leads Strategy and Emerging Brands for Lamour Group’s portfolio of global brands while advising several startups focused on Mobile and AdTech. Prior to joining Lamour, Craver was in charge of the core department store strategy at Lord & Taylor / Hudson’s Bay Company and was a senior leader at Accenture, driving growth and profit improvement across multiple clients, including Virgin Media, FedEx and Best Buy.

9:20 a.m.

Markay Latimer (@markaylatimer), Technical Analysis Instructor for BetterTrades

Markay Latimer is one of the top teachers of technical analysis. She has taught thousands of students how to read and understand the information that is available in a stock’s price chart. Ironically, she became a believer in the importance of charting after setting out to prove they were meaningless. She wound up proving their value! Markay understands market patterns and enjoys teaching students how to identify them and recognize the trading opportunities they present.

Friday, May 14, 8:35 a.m.

Paul La Monica (@LaMonicaBuzz), Digital Correspondent at CNNMoney

Paul La Monica writes daily about the markets, economy and technology and also appears in the daily Buzz video segment. He also tweets throughout the day on StockTwits and Twitter @LaMonicaBuzz. La Monica previously was an assistant managing editor overseeing the site's economic, markets and technology coverage.

9 a.m.

Sean Emory (@_SeanDavid), Portfolio Manager at GFG Capital & Author of

Sean Emory is currently the author of and lead portfolio manager of various strategies topping $1 billion in assets. The strategies consist of four global allocation portfolios and a concentrated growth equity portfolio. Prior to arriving at GFG Capital he was an investment trustee and equity/fixed income analyst for the Stetson University endowment. Thereafter he began analyzing small-cap stocks at KCM hedge fund. He earned his degree in Finance from Stetson University, and Pre-MBA certificate from Yale University.

9:20 a.m.

Don Kaufman (@don_kaufman), Chief Derivatives Instructor for Simpler Trading

Prior to joining Simpler Trading, Don Kaufman spent six years at TD Ameritrade as Director of the Trader Group. At TD Ameritrade, Kaufman handled thinkorswim content and client education which included the design, build, and execution of what has become the industry standard in financial education. He started his career at thinkorswim in 2000 (acquired by TD Ameritrade in 2009), where he served as chief derivatives instructor, helping the firm progress into the industry leader in retail options trading and investor education services.

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