About

Larry Williams has been a trader and market researcher since the mid-1960s and is the author of numerous books and a speaker at major investment conferences throughout the world. Currently his time is spent in full-time trading and research. Mr. Williams has created numerous market indicators including Williams % R, the ultimate oscillator, COT indicators, POIVI (a combination of price open interest volume accumulation indicator), synthetic VIX indexes that have applications for all markets, and pioneered the use of the Kelly ratio for money management. He has won the Robbins World Cup trading championship, trading $10,000 to over $1 million in real-time with this money management technique.


Content from Larry Williams

Why Daytrading Can Give You Nightmares
Larry Williams

Fast-moving markets and electronic trading have made daytrading even harder, says Larry Williams, while swing traders have mo...

 
Trading Tenets That Span Five Decades
Larry Williams

The skills that have guided Larry Williams in his 50-year career are ones even rookies can copy, he says, sharing easy-to-foll...

 
Easy Way to Get Burned by Seasonality
Larry Williams

No seasonal patterns are set in stone, warns Larry Williams, but traders can look for important validation signals before exe...

 
When Seasonality Can Be Misleading
Larry Williams

Never take a trade just based on seasonal patterns, warns Larry Williams, who instead uses them to confirm or strengthen signal...

 
Trades That Have Worked for 50 Years
Larry Williams

Reflecting on his 50 years trading the markets, Larry Williams can still identify certain market-moving forces that remain just...