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Michael Covel

President and Founder

Trend Following


Michael Covel, co-founder of TurtleTrader.com, is also an author, documentary filmmaker, teacher, and trader. His firm, Marylebone Holdings, Ltd. (d.b.a. Trend Following?, TurtleTrader®), is a privately owned consultancy and publishing company. In 1996 Mr. Covel co-launched TurtleTrader.com®. He is the author of Trend Following: How Great Traders Make Millions in Up or Down Markets, and The Complete TurtleTrader: The Legend, the Lessons, the Results, which is the only narrative account of trader Richard Dennis and his student traders nicknamed the "turtles." It has become the definitive book on the subject. Mr. Covel created the documentary film Broke: The New American Dream, which explores human behavior during the 2007-2009 market crash and premiered on The Documentary Channel in 2009. The film was shot in 13 major cities on three continents. Top traders Larry Hite, Jim Rogers, David Harding, Mark Mobius, and Bill Miller appear, along with Nobel Prize winners Harry Markowitz and Vernon Smith.