Michael Covel Influences and Mentors

Michael Covel developed his expertise by learning directly in-person from great traders.

He distilled their lessons and best practices into useful education to give investors the chance at making the big money.

His influences and mentors:

David Harding
David Harding
Trend Following
Ed Seykota
Ed Seykota
Trend Following
Bill Dunn
Bill Dunn
Trend Following
Larry Hite
Larry Hite
Trend Following
Jerry Parker
Jerry Parker
Trend Following
Salem Abraham
Salem Abraham
Trend Following
John W. Henry
John Henry
Trend Following
Christian Baha
Christian Baha
Trend Following
Gary Davis
Gary Davis
Trend Following
Bernard Drury
Bernard Drury
Trend Following
Kevin Bruce
Kevin Bruce
Trend Following
Michael Clarke
Michael Clarke
Trend Following
Charles Faulkner
Charles Faulkner
Trading Coach
Toby Crabel
Toby Crabel
Alternative Trading
T. Boone Pickens
T. Boone Pickens
Investments
Peter Borish
Peter Borish
Investments
Jim Rogers
Jim Rogers
Investments
Michael Mauboussin
Michael Mauboussin
Investments
James Massey
James Massey
Investments
William Fung
William Fung
Academia
Robert I. Webb
Robert I. Webb
Academia
Thomas C. Willis
Thomas C. Willis
Investments
Mark Mobius
Mark Mobius
Investments
Vernon Smith
Vernon Smith
Nobel Prize
Harry Markowitz
Harry Markowitz
Nobel Prize
Jim Rohrbach
Jim Rohrbach
Investments
Bill Miller
Bill Miller
Investments
Jon Sundt
Jon Sundt
Investments
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Michael Covel has also learned from the following pros:

  • Richard Baker (Managed Funds Association; in Washington, DC)
  • David Beach (Beach Capital Management Ltd.)
  • Randy Bolen (Trader)
  • Eric Bolling (Trader; in NY, NY)
  • Bill Bonner (Agora Financial; in Vancouver, Canada)
  • Tom Busby (DTI; in Mobile, AL)
  • Michael Carr (Original Turtle)
  • Michael Cavallo (Original Turtle)
  • Eric Crittenden (Longboard; in San Diego, CA)
  • Richard Dennis (Father of the Turtles; in Chicago, IL)
  • Jim DiMaria (Original Turtle)
  • David Druz (Tactical Investment Management)
  • Edward Dunne (Willowbridge Associates, Inc.)
  • Marc Faber (Marc Faber Limited; in Hong Kong)
  • Mark B. Fisher (MBF Clearing Corp.; in NY, NY)
  • Jeff Gordon (Original Turtle)
  • John Hill (Futures Truth; in Hendersonville, NC)
  • David Kass (CFTC; in Dallas, TX)
  • Erle Keefer (Original Turtle; in Middleburg, VA & Tysons Corner, VA)
  • Alejandro Knoepffler (Cipher Investment Management; in Miami, FL)
  • Leo Melamed (CME; in Berlin, Germany)
  • Robert Moss (RAM Management Group LTD.)
  • Barry Ritholtz (Trader; in NY, NY & Vancouver, Canada)
  • Cullen Roche (Pragmatic Capitalism; in San Diego, CA)
  • Leon Rose (MarHedge; in Columbia, MD)
  • Bradley Rotter (Speculator)
  • Mark S. Rzepczynski (Trader; in Boca Raton, FL)
  • Richard L. Sandor (CCX; in Chicago, IL)
  • Jack Schwager (Market Wizards; in Chicago, IL)
  • Tom Shanks (Original Turtle; in Chicago, IL)
  • Michael Shannon (Original Turtle, deceased)
  • Mike Shell (Shell Capital)
  • Steve Sjuggerud (DailyWealth; in Jekyll Island, GA)
  • Grant Smith (Millburn Ridgefield; in NY, NY)
  • Bob Spear (Mechanica Software; in Annapolis, MD)
  • Addison Wiggin (Agora Financial; in San Diego, CA & Vancouver, Canada)
  • Sol Waksman (BarclayHedge, Ltd.; in Chicago, IL)
  • Lucy Wyatt (Original Turtle; in Reston, VA)

Additional notes:

  1. Salem Abraham is featured in Trend Following, The Complete TurtleTrader & on Film.
    Meeting Location Note: In Canadian (TX), Key Biscayne (FL) & Paris (France).
  2. Christian Baha is featured in Trend Following.
    Meeting Location Note: In LA (CA), NY (NY), Chicago (IL), Vienna (Austria) & Monaco.
  3. Peter Borish is featured in Trend Following & on Film.
    Meeting Location Note: In London (UK), NY (NY), Chicago (IL) and Paris (France).
  4. Kevin Bruce is featured in The Little Book of Trading & on Film.
    Meeting Location Note: In Richmond (VA).
  5. Michael Clarke is featured in The Little Book of Trading.
    Meeting Location Note: In Hinsdale (IL).
  6. Toby Crabel (Crabel Capital)
    Meeting Location Note: In U.S. Virgin Islands.
  7. Gary Davis (Sunrise Capital) is featured in The Little Book of Trading & Trend Commandments.
    Meeting Location Note: In Del Mar (CA).
  8. Bernard Drury is featured in The Little Book of Trading.
    Meeting Location Note: In NY (NY).
  9. Bill Dunn is featured in Trend Following & Trend Commandments.
    Meeting Location Note: In Stuart (FL).
  10. Charles Faulkner is featured in Trend Following & The Little Book of Trading.
    Meeting Location Note: In Baltimore (MD) Chicago (IL) & U.S. Virgin Islands.
  11. David Harding is featured in Trend Following, The Little Book of Trading & on Film.
    Meeting Location Note: In London (UK) & Chicago (IL).
  12. John W. Henry (owner Boston Red Sox) is featured in Trend Following.
    Meeting Location Note: In NY (NY).
  13. Larry Hite is featured in Trend Following, The Little Book of Trading & on Film.
    Meeting Location Note: In NY (NY) & Chicago (IL).
  14. Harry Markowitz is in Michael Covel’s Film.
    Meeting Location Note: In San Diego (CA).
  15. James L. Massey is featured in The Complete TurtleTrader.
    Meeting Location Note: In Greenwich (CT).
  16. Michael Mauboussin is featured in Trend Following & on Film.
    Meeting Location Note: In Baltimore, MD.
  17. Bill Miller is featured in Trend Following & on Film.
    Meeting Location Note: In Baltimore (MD).
  18. Mark Mobius is in Michael Covel’s Film.
    Meeting Location Note: In Macau (China).
  19. Paul Mulvaney is featured in The Little Book of Trading.
    Meeting Location Note: In London (UK).
  20. Jerry Parker is featured in Trend Following & The Complete TurtleTrader.
    Meeting Location Note: In Richmond (VA).
  21. T. Boone Pickens is featured in The Complete TurtleTrader.
    Meeting Location Note: In Dallas (TX).
  22. Jim Rogers is in Michael Covel’s Film.
    Meeting Location Note: In Singapore.
  23. Jim Rohrbach is in Michael Covel’s Film.
    Meeting Location Note: In Washington (DC).
  24. Ed Seykota is featured in Trend Following & The Little Book of Trading.
    Meeting Location Note: In U.S. Virgin Islands & Chicago (IL).
  25. Vernon Smith is in Michael Covel’s Film.
    Meeting Location Note: In Arlington (VA).
  26. Jon Sundt is featured in Trend Following.
    Meeting Location Note: In La Jolla (CA).
  27. Robert I. Webb is featured in The Complete TurtleTrader.
    Meeting Location Note: In Charlottesville (VA).
  28. Thomas C. Willis is featured in The Complete TurtleTrader.
    Meeting Location Note: In Chicago (IL).

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