Timothy Sykes, senior writer & editor, the author of the bestselling book An American Hedge Fund, turned $12,415 into $1.65 million in 4 years (1999-2002) and was the #1 ranked short bias hedge fund manager by Barclays (2003-2006). For the past three years he has been the #1 ranked trader out of 45,000+ on Covestor and is a full-time trading coach, blogger and trader.

Michael Goode, senior writer & editor, the author of ReaperTrades, and following some brief entrepreneurial forays he became a full-time stock day-trader in May, 2008. He lives just outside of Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Tim Bohen, research analyst & writer, is co-founder of CMS Internet, a technology company with over 10,000 customers and also manages to be a part-time trader. His first book “Part Time Pennystocking” will be released in the Fall of 2010.

David Lyman, research analyst & writer is a self-taught investor from Michigan who discovered a passion for writing when he was diagnosed with Stage 4 Lymphoma Cancer and started the Facebook fan page “I’m Going to Beat Cancer”.

Daleela Farina, research analyst & writer has been trading for over a year, handily topping the performance of every stock market index and becoming one of the top ranked traders on Covestor. She is also a writer for AOL Finance and founder of the charity CareForKenya.

Azimjon Husainov, research analyst & writer, is a full-time trader and penny stock researcher.

Todd Nation, research analyst & writer, amassed a multimillion dollar net worth by the age of 26 through the acquision and sale of Subway restaurant franchises, stock trades and real estate investments. For the past two years, he has focused his efforts on Stock and Options trading, generating an average 6% monthly return. He is also the author of OptionGod, in which he teaches wealth building through savvy and disciplined trading techniques. Todd is happily married and has a 10 month old son.