John trained as a physicist and holds a PhD in Physics from the University of Toronto. He worked for a time for NASA in Washington D.C. in the Manned Mars Exploration Team. After leaving, he discovered the financial markets and has been involved with them on and off for over thirty years. John was a Commodity Trading Advisor for a period at a Los Angeles commodities trading firm.
He has started and sold several real businesses, and now devotes full time to training, writing, trading and consulting on the markets.
John is Editor of Moneyweek Trader, an email service aimed largely at UK-based spread-betters. He also operates his personal blog at tramlinetraders.com.