Analyst Bios

Avi Gilburt Avi Gilburt is founder of, a live trading room and member forum focusing on Elliott Wave market analysis. Avi emphasizes a comprehensive reading of charts and wave counts that is free of personal bias or predisposition. A lawyer and accountant by training, Avi is a popular speaker at financial forums and conferences in the U.S. and internationally, including The Traders Expo and Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) Conference, and widely syndicated on sites including MarketWatch, TheStreet,, Forbes and Seeking Alpha, where he is the #1-read metals analyst.

Zac Mannes Zac Mannes is co-host of the service Stock Waves within the ElliottWaveTrader Trading Room that provides wave alerts and trade set-ups on individual stocks. He also co-hosts the Mining Stocks Portfolio service, as well as the site's weekly Beginners Circle Webinar for new members. One of the founding members of the EWT site, Zac began working in finance as an investment adviser in 2008, and adopted Elliott Wave Theory. He continues to push the boundaries on how sentiment drives the perception of fundamentals and how some fundamentals can influence sentiment, while focusing on a bottom up micro approach filtering through charts & EW counts on hundreds of individual stocks.

Garrett Patten Garrett Patten covers both U.S. and international equity indices as well as stocks for ElliottWaveTrader. He hosts the World Markets service, and co-hosts Stock Waves, the Mining Stocks Portfolio and Avi & Garrett's Live Video. He is also EWT's chief educator, co-hosting the weekly Beginners Circle Webinar for new members.

Xenia Taoubina Xenia Taoubina provides extensive coverage on U.S. Indices as well as bonds within Avi's Market Alerts service at EWT. Her U.S. indices analysis focuses particularly on the Nasdaq and Russell 2000. She has 10 years of experience working in equity derivatives at bulge bracket firms. She was an Executive Director of equity derivatives at JP Morgan Securities in New York for five years until 2011, and worked previously in equity derivatives at Wachovia Capital Markets and at Credit Suisse First Boston, both in New York.

Arkady Yakhnis Arkady Yakhnis provides extensive coverage on precious metals, energy, and forex within Avi's Market Alerts service at EWT, and also co-hosts the site's Forex service with Mike Golembesky. A graduate of Moscow State University, he ran an investment consulting firm, managing private accounts, and also worked in the industrial equipment (induction heating) industry prior to his work at ElliottWaveTrader.

Mike Golembesky Michael Golembesky covers Forex, the S&P 500 and the VIX, contributing frequently to Avi's Market Alerts service at EWT while also hosting his own VIX Trade Alerts service and co-hosting the EWT Forex service He began his trading journey as a SOES trader in the late 90's. In 2005 he began trading the Forex markets at which time he was first introduced to Elliott Wave analysis. In 2012 he joined EWT where he further honed his knowledge of Elliott Wave analysis and Fibonacci Pinball. Michael also has an extensive background in real estate investing and finance, having spent close to 10 years working in this field.

Larry White Larry White hosts his standalone Larry's Live Trading service in our EWT Trading Room, focusing on oil, miners, and other commodity-related trading. Larry joined as a member of EWT in October 2012 and quickly shifted his focus to mining stocks as well as the GDX and GDXJ mining ETFs. Prior to trading, Larry held management and executive roles for organizations such as Toshiba, ISOETEC, and Panasonic.

Victor Nguyen Victor Nguyen hosts the Index Quant Signals service within the EWT Trading Room. The service generates signals from a proprietary automated system Victor created based upon a fractal algorithm. Trading has been Victor's passion since he won his first stock trading competition in the 5th grade. Since then, he has placed 2nd in a worldwide virtual trading competition, with 300,000 participants. In 2008, Victor sold his insurance agency to pursue his true calling of becoming a full time day trader.

Princely Mathew Princely Mathew hosts The Smart Money service in our EWT Trading Room, providing directional analysis on the S&P 500 and GDX/Miners based on proprietary indicators on options trading activity. Princely, who has been actively trading since 2003, was the second-place finisher in the 2015 World Cup Championship of Futures Trading®. (Registered mark of Robbins Trading Company's affiliate Robbins Financial Group.) Trading part time initially, Princely used to work within the IT industry in various organizations until 2012 before switching careers to become a full time trader. He also offers expertise in Open Interest Analysis, Yield and Market Internals/Breadth work and Hurst Cycles analysis, contributing this analysis in Avi's Market Alerts service.

Ricky Wen Ricky Wen hosts the ES Trade Alerts service at EWT, and also contributes a nightly column on the E-mini S&P 500 (ES) to Avi's Market Alerts service. Ricky has been trading professionally since 2009, and focuses on stock options and the ES futures. He is known for his mastery of candlesticks trading, moving averages, chart patterns and feedback loops, and has also developed his own proprietary Hourly Extreme Oversold/Overbought signals.

Dr. Cari Bourette Dr. Cari Bourette provides market sentiment analysis on the S&P 500, crude oil, gold, and USD within Avi's Market Alerts service. Dr. Cari, as she is known in our Trading Room, has a unique method for measuring market sentiment, and obtaining actionable market data from that sentiment. She has developed a way to provide daily S&P 500, crude oil, gold, and USD forecasts based on her proprietary Market Mood Indicator. Dr. Cari has a PsyD in Clinical Psychology, MS in Geoscience, MS in Counseling, and BS in Physics. Her sentiment analysis is based on research going on since 2006 into converting social mood information into numerical data, and, in turn, converting Internet search trends to market forecasting. The results of her research and details on her methodology have been published in numerous publications, including Technical Analysis of Stocks & Commodities Magazine (Oct 2017).

Luke Miller Luke Miller hosts two services at EWT providing Bayesian Timing analysis on a range of markets, including the equity indices, energy and metals, plus swing trade signals in ETFs tracking these markets. An Associate Professor of Economics & Business at Saint Anselm College, Luke has actively traded the Bayesian timing system since 2007. The strategy trades ETFs long and short for an average hold time of several days to several months.

Ryan Wilday Ryan Wilday hosts EWT's Cryptocurrency Trading service. Ryan has over 17 years experience trading equities, futures and options. He began trading cryptocurrencies in 2013, and today he melds his deep knowledge of the cryptocurrency market with Elliott Wave theory and Fibonacci Pinball. In August 2017, he launched his Cryptocurrency Trading service on EWT.

Leo Valencia Leo Valencia hosts the Gamma Optimizer service at EWT, where he provides options education and trade set-ups, as well as access to his proprietary Gamma Optimizer tool. The tool helps traders pick the option strike and expiration that maximize returns for a particular move in the underlying. Leo, who also has developed a deep learning algorithm that seeks to predict 1% upside moves in the SPX within a 5-session period, is an electrical engineer formerly with Bell Labs and Cadence Design, and holds a PhD in physics from Stanford University.