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Rick Pendergraft

Chief Investment Strategist

Investor's Daily Edge


Rick Pendergraft has over 20 years of experience in the markets, and for almost a decade he has traded options professionally. Through his writing and research, he has educated thousands of investors on the strategies of successful trading. Mr. Pendergraft has developed a loyal following of investors who are grateful for his timely warnings and profitable advice, and he has been frequently quoted by Reuters, BusinessWeek, Forbes, USA Today, The New York Times, and The Washington Post. During a six-year tenure at one of the nation's leading options advisory firms, he was twice awarded with the distinction of "Top Trader." It was there that Mr. Pendergraft developed world-leading expertise in using options on exchange traded funds to capture substantial gains on rising and falling trends in the major market sectors. His analysis is based on technical factors along with indicators of market sentiment. Currently, Mr. Pendergraft is a regular contributor to one of the hottest new financial e-letters, Investor's Daily Edge. He is also the chief investment strategist for The ETF Options Trader, where he boasts a compounded return of over 70% this year.