Wyckoff’s Finest – Linda Bradford Raschke

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Before the launch of the new WyckoffSMI.com in 2016 there was no central source for information on the Wyckoff Trading Method. Most of the information was spread around the web on different forums, blogs and educational sites. Due to this factor the team here at Wyckoff Stock Market Institute has made it our top priority to compile and present the greatest amount of information on accomplished traders and firms that are using the Wyckoff Trading Method in their business.

Today we feature Linda Bradford Raschke who headed the LBR Group hedge fund from 2002-2015! Linda’s hedge fund was ranked 17th out of 4500 for best 5 year performance by BarclaysHedge and her early successes were recognized by Jack Schwager in his renowned Market Wizards series.

Over her career as a professional trader Linda has consistently mentioned here love for Classic Swing Trading mentioning –

“Swing trading is a pure, 100% technical approach to the markets. It is based off analyzing the individual movements that comprise the bigger picture trends. Our goal is to become masters at interpreting the individual ‘swings’ and the patterns they form. This is the purest form of market analysis we know of, with roots going back over 100 years to the early market forefathers such as Charles Dow and Richard Wyckoff.

For any one interested in learning the Wyckoff Trading Method it should come with great comfort that traders and investors such as one of the caliber of Linda Raschke would recognize and speak about the contributions of our institutional founder Richard D. Wyckoff.

Linda Raschke maintains a list of recommended books on her website including many titles written by Richard Wyckoff and other Wyckoff Stock Market Institute instructors such as ….

  1. Charting the Stock Market: The Wyckoff Method, Hutson, Weis, Schroeder
  2. Stock Market Technique No. 1 & No. 2, Richard D. Wyckoff
  3. Studies in Tape Reading, Richard D. Wyckoff (Pen Name: Rollo Tape)
  4. Wall Street Ventures and Adventures, Richard D. Wyckoff


Linda Bradford Raschke is President of LBRGroup, Inc., a CTA, and president of LBR Asset Management, a CPO. She began her professional trading career in 1981 as a market maker in equity options. LBRGroup has been a registered CTA since 1992. Ms. Raschke was recognized in Jack Schwager’s critically acclaimed book, The New Market Wizards, and is known for her own top selling book, Street Smarts – High Probability Short-Term Trading Strategies. She has been featured in dozens of financial publications, radio and financial television programs, has served on the Board of Directors for the Market Technician’s Association and was President of the American Association of Professional Technical Analysts. Ms. Raschke has presented her research and lectured on trading for the Managed Futures Association, American Association of Professional Technical Analysists, Bloomberg, Market Technician’s Association, International Federation of Technical Analysis, Canadian Society of Technical Analysts, TAG, Omega World, International Online Trading Expo, AIQ, Futures Conference, and has lectured in over 16 different countries for Dow Jones.

In her own book entitled “A Little Keltner, a Little Wyckoff and a Lot of Street Smarts” Linda Raschke, renowned financial trader and speaker draws on the work of noted technician Richard Wyckoff to show you how to apply some classical technical principles and methods to today’s dynamic markets.

“Richard Wyckoff was the master of analyzing accumulation and distribution patterns. Anyone wishing to develop his or her tape reading skills must be familiar with Wyckoff’s techniques.” Linda summarize’s his classical concepts and then demonstrate how she utilizes them in her own analysis and trading.

Comments 4

  1. Hi! Where can I find “A Little Keltner, a Little Wyckoff and a Lot of Street Smarts” book.
    Thank you.

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      Hello Carolina, Not sure if you received our reply but I believe you can find the book at libraryoftrader.com

  2. Hi I love the Wyckoff Trading method for all types of trading. It is by far the BEST Method out there for traders today. It hasn’t change in since it s inception,,while others have added Greatness to it. Anyone attempting to Up-grade their methods should seriously consider taking the course. Thxs for the opportunity,,,,,Ory

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