David M. Aferiat

David brings more than 15 years of experience in trading, consulting, software, utilities, capital markets, and consumer product industries. Working with senior officers and key decision makers in the boardroom, finance, HR, marketing and trading functions, he has advised both public and privately held companies with revenues ranging from $20 million to $14 billion. Work at Trade-Ideas taps experience in business development, customer acquisition and retention, corporate strategy as well as energy trading and marketing. David holds dual Bachelor of Arts degrees in Economics and French from the University of Texas at Austin and a Masters of Business Administration degree from the Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University.


In seven years Trade Ideas has grown to over 50,000 accounts in 19 different countries. Hedge funds, Asset Managers, Institutions, Online Brokers, and direct access traders use the software as a premier idea generation, risk management, and decision support tool.

Recent Articles By The Author

Trade-Ideas: Energy Transfer Partners (ETP) Is Today's

Trade-Ideas: Energy Transfer Partners (ETP) Is Today's "Barbarian At The Gate" Stock

Trade-Ideas LLC identified Energy Transfer Partners (ETP) as a "barbarian at the gate" (strong stocks crossing above resistance with today's range greater than 200%) candidate

Watch Out: Barbarians At The Gate For Clean Energy Fuels (CLNE)

Watch Out: Barbarians At The Gate For Clean Energy Fuels (CLNE)

Trade-Ideas LLC identified Clean Energy Fuels (CLNE) as a "barbarian at the gate" (strong stocks crossing above resistance with today's range greater than 200%) candidate

Barbarian At The Gate: Atwood Oceanics (ATW)

Barbarian At The Gate: Atwood Oceanics (ATW)

Trade-Ideas LLC identified Atwood Oceanics (ATW) as a "barbarian at the gate" (strong stocks crossing above resistance with today's range greater than 200%) candidate

Trade-Ideas: Cliffs Natural Resources (CLF) Is Today's

Trade-Ideas: Cliffs Natural Resources (CLF) Is Today's "Dead Cat Bounce" Stock

Trade-Ideas LLC identified Cliffs Natural Resources (CLF) as a "dead cat bounce" (down big yesterday but up big today) candidate

Cypress Semiconductor (CY) Marked As A Barbarian At The Gate

Cypress Semiconductor (CY) Marked As A Barbarian At The Gate

Trade-Ideas LLC identified Cypress Semiconductor (CY) as a "barbarian at the gate" (strong stocks crossing above resistance with today's range greater than 200%) candidate