Daniel Mirkin

Dan Mirkin has been a pioneer and driver of new technology in the financial marketplace for over 15 years. After graduating from the University of Texas, Dan Mirkin started a hedge fund specializing in active trading of index derivatives. In 1995 Dan Mirkin became entrenched in the Direct Access trading technology revolution. He contributed to the design and testing of CyberTrader, the first commercially viable Direct Access trading platform which was acquired by Charles Schwab for $400 million USD in 2000. In 1998 Mr. Mirkin founded FutureTrade Technologies in an effort to bring Direct Access technology to the institutional market. In April 2000 FutureTrade raised an initial amount of $4 million USD in venture capital. As CEO Dan Mirkin developed the software and business infrastructure that allowed FutureTrade to successfully port their Java based equities platform to the institutional market place. In March of 2002 FutureTrade successfully completed a $17 million USD round of financing lead by Menlo Venture.


In June of 2002 Dan Mirkin left FutureTrade to start Trade Ideas LLC. Having spent nearly 3 years talking with hedge fund managers about what makes them trade, Dan saw the need for a next generation research tool. A tool that automated what successful traders and portfolio managers did throughout the day and continuously brought important market events to users¿ attention. Trade Ideas streaming alerts allow users to monitor vast amounts of market data in real-time without constraining system resources. Anyone that has a browser and internet access can immediately start using the product.

Recent Articles By The Author

Trade-Ideas: Netflix (NFLX) Is Today's Momo Momentum Stock

Trade-Ideas: Netflix (NFLX) Is Today's Momo Momentum Stock

Trade-Ideas LLC identified Netflix (NFLX) as a momo momentum candidate

Baidu (BIDU) Showing Signs Of Being A Momo Momentum Stock

Baidu (BIDU) Showing Signs Of Being A Momo Momentum Stock

Trade-Ideas LLC identified Baidu (BIDU) as a momo momentum candidate

Today's Momo Momentum Stock To Watch: Delta Air Lines (DAL)

Today's Momo Momentum Stock To Watch: Delta Air Lines (DAL)

Trade-Ideas LLC identified Delta Air Lines (DAL) as a momo momentum candidate

Reliance Steel And Aluminum (RS) Stock Storming The Castle Today

Reliance Steel And Aluminum (RS) Stock Storming The Castle Today

Trade-Ideas LLC identified Reliance Steel and Aluminum (RS) as a "storm the castle" (crossing above the 200-day simple moving average on higher than normal relative volume) candidate

Biogen (BIIB) Lagging In Pre-Market Activity

Biogen (BIIB) Lagging In Pre-Market Activity

Trade-Ideas LLC identified Biogen (BIIB) as a pre-market laggard candidate

Storm The Castle: Google (GOOGL)

Storm The Castle: Google (GOOGL)

Trade-Ideas LLC identified Google (GOOGL) as a "storm the castle" (crossing above the 200-day simple moving average on higher than normal relative volume) candidate

Twenty-First Century Fox (FOX) Flagged As A Storm The Castle Stock

Twenty-First Century Fox (FOX) Flagged As A Storm The Castle Stock

Trade-Ideas LLC identified Twenty-First Century Fox (FOX) as a "storm the castle" (crossing above the 200-day simple moving average on higher than normal relative volume) candidate

International Business Machines (IBM) Stock Storming The Castle Today

International Business Machines (IBM) Stock Storming The Castle Today

Trade-Ideas LLC identified International Business Machines (IBM) as a "storm the castle" (crossing above the 200-day simple moving average on higher than normal relative volume) candidate

Citrix Systems (CTXS) On Momo Momentum Watch Today

Citrix Systems (CTXS) On Momo Momentum Watch Today

Trade-Ideas LLC identified Citrix Systems (CTXS) as a momo momentum candidate

Trade-Ideas: Intel (INTC) Is Today's Pre-Market Laggard Stock

Trade-Ideas: Intel (INTC) Is Today's Pre-Market Laggard Stock

Trade-Ideas LLC identified Intel (INTC) as a pre-market laggard candidate