Having 17 years of trading experience, Morad Askar started as a high-volume equities trader and then transferred to futures 14 years ago. He has always traded in a professional proprietary trading environment and ran his own shop until 2010 when he decided to direct his attention to online traders. Mr. Askar is a recognized pioneer in the use of volume profiling and in breaking down market behavior into tradable statistical patterns as a way to read the market auction. He has made trader performance and risk metrics a cornerstone of his prop shop and trading. Mr. Askar helped establish Stage 5 Trading Corp which is a unique futures brokerage that is focused on bringing a prop trading approach and tools to online traders.