Proprietary Futures Trader Resume Example

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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Skilled commodities professional with 25 years of experience in energy futures brokerage and proprietary trading. A successful track record of increasing firm profitability, specializing in forward thinking technical analysis ,providing profitable trading strategies for both commercial and speculative clients.

Proprietary Futures Trader, 10/2006 to Current
Great American Insurance Group Louisville, KY,

Successfully trading my own capital in multiple electronic futures markets. By applying a self-designed, technically based trading system, I have been able to produce positive returns consistently over the long term.

Technical Analyst, 09/1995 to Current
Bickford Senior Living Battle Creek, MI,

Develop and distribute a daily technical report for multiple futures markets to client subscribers. Providing specific support /resistance levels and general trade recommendations using a proprietary Fibonacci sequence based system.

Lead Phone Broker, 08/2003 to 10/2006
Apollo Global Management New York, NY,

Top producing broker/analyst for the largest refined products brokerage firm on the Nymex. Increased the firm's volume by 30 % in the first year, and continued to grow market share thereafter with innovative trade ideas and flawless execution.

, 04/1997 to 08/2003
Apollo Global Management El Segundo, CA,

As a " Local" in the crude and heating oil pits on the Nymex, traded an average of 2,500 contracts per day. Specializing in inter and intra - market spreads, specifically crack and calender spreads , I was able to turn a small capital stake into a mid six-figure income over the next 5 years.

Head Phone Broker, 08/1996 to 04/1997
Cargill Investor Services Inc. City, STATE,

Successfully turned around a struggling heating oil operation on the Nymex. By bringing in my client base and aggressive trade marketing to the firm's existing clients,was able to increase monthly trade volume by 70% within six months.

Head Phone Broker, 1994 to 08/1996
Zone Energy Inc. City, STATE,

Started a heating oil operation on the Nymex by expanding the firm's existing gasoline booth. Within two years, the firm was the second largest heating oil operation,by volume,on the floor.

Vice President- Energy Futures, 03/1992 to 1994
Refco Inc. City, STATE,

Provided daily market analysis and trade execution for a large volume brokerage and clearing group.Also was responsible for all client operational needs; including , trade clearing,margining ,position limits and cash flows.

Trading Assistant, 10/1990 to 03/1992
Smith Barney Inc. City, STATE,

Executed multiple market trades on the firm's commodity order desk. Directed order flow on various exchanges for the firm's newly launched commodity funds and existing retail clients.

Trading Assistant, 06/1989 to 10/1990
J. Tafaro Brokerage Inc. City, STATE,

Maintained positions, processed trades and reconciled clearing issues for a major private brokerage firm on the Nymex.

: Business Administration, Expected in 1988
University of Delaware - Newark, DE

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  • University of Delaware
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  • Proprietary Futures Trader
  • Technical Analyst
  • Lead Phone Broker
  • Head Phone Broker
  • Head Phone Broker
  • Vice President- Energy Futures
  • Trading Assistant
  • Trading Assistant

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