Laurence Connors – Chairman & Founder
Chairman & founder Mr. Connors has over 30 years experience working in the financial markets industry. He started his career in 1982 at Merrill Lynch and later moved on to become a Vice President with Donaldson, Lufkin, Jenrette (DLJ).
Mr. Connors has built two multi-million dollar financial market companies since 1995 including The Connors Group. In 2009, The Connors Group was twice awarded as the 10 fastest-growing private companies by the Entrex Private Company Index.
Mr. Connors has authored top-selling books on market strategies and volatility trading, including How Markets Really Work and Street Smarts (with Linda Raschke). Street Smarts was selected by Technical Analysis of Stocks and Commodities magazine as one of “The Classics” for trading books written in the 20th century. His book, High Probability ETF Trading was selected by SFO Magazine as one of the Ten Best Investment and Trading Books for 2009. His most recent book Buy The Fear, Sell The Greed; 7 Behavioral Quant Strategies For Traders was published this past summer.
His books have been translated into German, Italian, Spanish, Russian, Japanese and Chinese.
Mr. Connors’ opinions and insights have been featured and quoted in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Barron’s, Bloomberg TV & Radio, Bloomberg Magazine, Dow Jones Newswire, Yahoo Finance, E-Trade Financial Daily, Futures Magazine, Technical Analysis of Stocks and Commodities, and many others. Mr. Connors has also been a featured speaker at a number of major investment conferences over the past two decades.