Ilan Levy-Mayer is the vice president of Cannon Trading Company and chief trader for LEVEX Capital Management Inc. a commodity trading advisor. Levy-Mayer specializes in futures and commodities trading using technical analysis and ALGO trading. He oversees trading systems, risk and online marketing at Cannon as well as running a trading program with LEVEX.
Before his futures career, Levy-Mayer played basketball professionally overseas followed by a position at an Internet start up in Israel. He is married with three children and enjoys basketball, friends and wine.
Recent Articles By The Author
Market Volatility Is About to Increase -- Will You Be Ready?
Financial market volatility nearly collapsed in the wake of presidential election. That's about to change.
Exploit the Seasonal Tendency Between Hog and Live Cattle Futures
Trading futures spreads is a bit more of an advanced strategy than others. The case of long lean hogs and short live cattle are good examples.
Are the Lows in for the Grain Markets?
A USDA report was published this past Friday and it seems that once the information was digested by traders, there might be room for a potential rally in grain markets.
Crude Oil Futures Are Reaching a Decision Point
I like the potential of being bullish on crude oil futures for next few weeks! Here are a few ways you can do this:
Here Is How to Trade Stock Indices When Volatility Isn't an Issue
Some traders try to predict direction for the short term, and many get stopped. Learn an alternative way that doesn't involve stops.
Following Brexit, Futures Will Offer Both Risks and Opportunities
It is going to be an interesting ride for investors, so hold on tight and proceed with caution.
Gold Flirting With Support Level: Is a Break Below Dangerous or an Opportunity?
$1,207 is major support for gold futures. This level can present an opportunity for both longs and shorts....see how.
Wheat Futures Are Likely to Break Higher in the Near Future
The cool, dry weather of La Nina and a developing drought in India could send wheat prices higher.
S&P 500 Is Headed for a Mini Crash -- Here's a Trading Strategy You Could Use
Stock index futures been on a run up since February. A small correction could be coming up and you can profit with this futures trade.
Gold Futures Could Break Out -- Here's the Trading Strategy You Should Consider
Gold futures are trading higher Thursday. Will the bulls win and push this market towards $1,300 an ounce or will the bears prevail and will gold test $1,200 again?