Contact Joe Kobel
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Joe took an interest in business and the financial markets at a very young age and since has always been known to carry himself with a business minded/ entrepreneurial attitude.
Upon graduating from the University of Iowa with a degree in Finance, Risk Management and Insurance Markets, Joe joined Lind-Waldock at the Chicago Board of Trade where he became a Market Strategist in the arena of Commodity Futures and Options trading. After working under a team of Senior Brokers, Joe came to RJO Futures in February of 2012 and has since reconnected with his former clients and colleagues.
Joe prides himself in providing excellent service and taking time to discover his client's specific needs in an effort to achieve one common goal - to increase the size of their account. His aptitude along with his ability to break down complex trading concepts into easy to understand strategies enables him to work effectively with traders of all skill/experience levels and he invites you to contact him at 800-826-1120 for a one-on-one consult to review your specific trading objectives.
Grains (corn, soybeans, wheat), Metals, Energies (crude oil, gasoline, natural gas), Currencies, Stock Indexes, Interest Rates and soft's (sugar, cotton, coffee)
Joe incorporates a vast majority of the available technical indicators/studies (MACD, moving averages, pivot points, Fibonacci retracements, Bollinger bands, volume/open Interest) for entry and exits but in the end identifying trends and staying up to speed with the simple economics of supply and demand will prove to be paramount. Identifying key support and resistance levels in ALL time frames is always recommended and should be done on a perpetual basis.
Strengths and Trading Philosophy
Joe believes that setting realistic, measurable and attainable goals, along with excellent execution and a degree of mental toughness, are essential to a successful trading plan. The willingness to go long or short as well as incorporate the use of options and pyramiding into your strategy are a must if you want to optimize the potential of today's modern markets. Every successful trader realizes that he could just as easily be wrong as he is right.
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