Michael Paulenoff is author of MPTrader.com (www.mptrader.com
), a real-time diary of his trading ideas and technical chart analysis of Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) that track equity indices, metals, energy commodities, currencies, Treasuries, and other markets. It is for traders with a three to 30-day time horizon, who use the service for guidance on both specific trades as well as general market direction.
Paulenoff graduated from the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in 1979. He went on to be an analyst for Smith Barney, Harris Upham, and for Drexel Burnham Lambert. From 1988 to 1993 he was President of MJ Capital Inc., a market analysis and trading firm. In 1992-93, he co-authored, The Business-One Irwin Guide to the Futures Markets
(with Stanley Kroll).
Republic National Bank recruited Paulenoff in January 1994 for the position of strategic trader, and market analyst on the bank's trading floor. In February 1999, Paulenoff founded MJP Market Strategies, Inc., a financial market advisory firm, and developed www.mjpstrategies.com
in October 1999. In addition, from August 2000 through August 2001, he was the chief on-air market consultant and strategist for JAGfn, a live, daily eight-hour financial market Webcast and cable TV show produced by Jagnotes, Inc.
Paulenoff has been a contributing analyst to Harry Boxer's The Technical Trader since June 2002, and in February 2003 launched MPTrader.com.