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The Modern Trader

Wall Street Traders Reveal Their Formula for Success

The Modern Trader is the story of five young traders who achieved success by putting hard work, integrity and transparency first during a time of great upheaval in the financial industry. Each founder of T3 Live has a unique approach that allows him to excel in the market, and that perfect blend of personalities has helped T3 Live become a leading destination for active trading education. In the Modern Trader, read each trader's back-story and what he believes to be the most important factor in his success.

About the Authors

  • Sean Hendelman: Mr. Hendelman has been in the equity trading industry for more than 10 years. He formed Pulsar Capital Management, LLC and then Nexis Capital, LLC in 2005 before merging with Sperling Enterprises where T3 Live was born.

  • Marc Sperling: Mr. Sperling has been trading for more than 10 years. In 1996, he pursued his own goals as a trader and several years at Broadway Trading. He started his own firm, Sperling Enterprises, LLC and in 2007, it merged with Nexis Capital and T3 Live was created.

  • Scott Reddler: Mr. Redler has been trading equities for more than 10 years. He makes regular apearances on CNBC, Fox Business, Bloomberg, and he is a regular contributor to Minyanville and Forbes’ Intelligent Investing blog.

  • Evan Lazarus: Mr. Lazarus has been in the equity trading business for over 10 years. He was a partner at Sperling Enterprises and helped manage the firm's traders and developed its training program. Mr. Lazarus now manages all training content at T3 Live.

  • Nadav Sapeika: After several years as a short-term trader and trainer, Mr. Sapeika became a partner at Nexis Capital, LLC. His training combined with experience from Sperling Enterprises made T3 Live a leader in trader education.

The Modern Trader

Authors: Sean Hendelman, Scott Redler, Marc Sperling, Evan Lazarus, Nadav Speika

ISBN: ISBN 13: 978-1-59280-449-8 (ISBN 10: 1-59280-449-7)

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Available Mediums: Hardcover or PDF/Kindle Edition

Price: Hardcover $34.99, or PDF/Kindle Edition $9.99.

Publisher Information

VP/General Manager: John Boyer

Senior Editor: Courtney Jenkins

Editorial Coordeinator: Danielle Hainsey

Editorial Intern: Andrea Racine

Art Director/Designer: Larry Strauss

Graphic Designer: Jennifer Marin

Production Design Interns: Jessica Weedlun & Morgan DiPietro

Copyright © 2011 by T3 Live. Published by Marketplace Books Inc. All rights reserved.

© 2012 T3 Live, LLC
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