Vic SpeaksAbout Victor Sperandeo

Victor Sperandeo serves as the President and CEO of Alpha Financial Technologies, LLC, is a founding partner of EAM Partners L.P., and serves the President and CEO of its general partner, EAM Corporation. Known as “Trader Vic”, he is a professional trader, index developer, and financial market commentator based in Dallas, Texas, with over 40 years experience trading numerous markets. He has traded independently, and for many notable investors such as George Soros, Leon Cooperman and BT Alex Brown.

Mr. Sperandeo is widely regarded as an expert in commodities, particularly in the Energy and Metals sectors. His market crash prediction during a September 1987 Barron’s interview earned him great recognition and highlighted his deep understanding of financial markets. In recent years, Mr. Sperandeo is best known for developing indexes and trading strategies that are designed to benefit from futures price trends. These include both actively managed strategies as well as rules-based algorithmic quantitative models. He has received three patents in the U.S., two in the Bahamas, and one in Australia on financial products using long/short algorithmic indicators or indices in conjunction with leverage, which add alpha while simultaneously reducing risk.

He created the Diversified Trends Indicator™, which is an evolution of these strategies. It is a rules-based, investable trading methodology incorporating a diversified group of highly liquid, exchange-traded commodity and financial futures contracts, reflecting market expectations of near-term and future price movements.

He has been featured twice in Barron’s — “Man of all Markets”, on May 2, 1983, and “Trader Vic the Ultimate Wall Street Pro”, on September 21, 1987 — and been quoted in The Wall Street Journal and Stocks & Commodities. Additionally, he has appeared frequently on CNBC, CNN, Fox and other networks. He has also been included on Ziad Adelnour's list of top 100 Wall Streeters.

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