Alan KnuckmanAlan Knuckman

Alan hails from the home of options trading in Chicago, where he began working as a clerk on the floor of the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT). Beginning with his days on the floor, Alan’s worked with all aspects of the options markets for the past 25+ years.

Transitioning from a clerk to a floor trader has given him an inside view of the markets that normal investors don’t have. It’s also given him a sound trading edge to profit in all market conditions. He currently holds series 4 and 24 securities registration credentials.

Alan is a regular commentator on major financial news outlets like CNN, BloombergTV, Fox Business Network, CNN, Sky News and CNBC. And today, he’s the editor of Weekly Wealth Alert, Rapid Riches Report and serves as the market strategist of The Profit Wire.

Silver Soars: “Show Me the Money!”

I’m prepping to head back to my lake compound after toughing it out in this metro mess. Speaking of messes, we’re still hearing the same old tripe from the talking heads about how the stock market is in trouble. But the real story remains the same. If you’re not long, you’re wrong!

Use These Trader Tips to Survive the Shutdown

Chicago has been called the best city in the world during the summer. Since I grew up near the Great White North, I have no complaints about the long winter, either. But staying in the city has become mundane and monotonous during this shutdown. The energy and excitement are gone…

Are You Ready for All-Time Highs?

Stocks continue to creep higher as we close out another busy earnings week. So I’ll keep pounding the table as the averages approach some key levels… All-time highs are in sight for the S&P 500 as the broad market barometer consolidates. It’s now just about 3.5% from its all-time highs set just five months ago.