MARK LEIBOVIT is Chief Market Strategist for VRTrader.Com. His technical expertise is in overall market timing and stock selection based upon his proprietary VOLUME REVERSAL (TM) methodology and Annual Forecast Model.
Mark's extensive media television profile includes seven years as a consultant ‘Elf’ on “Louis Rukeyser’s Wall Street Week” television program, and over thirty years as a Market Monitor guest for PBS “The Nightly Business Report”. He also has appeared on Fox Business News, CNBC, BNN (Canada), and Bloomberg, and has been interviewed in Barrons, Business Week, Forbes and The Wall Street Journal.
Mark Leibovit was ranked the #1 U.S. Market Timer for 2006 and the #1 Intermediate U.S. Market Timer for the ten year period December, 1997 to 2007. In addition, he was named the #4 for the eight-year period and #3 for the ten-year period ending 12/31/14, and the #2 Bond Timer for the three-year period ending 12/31/14.
He was a 'Market Maker' on the Chicago Board Options Exchange and the Midwest Options Exchange and then went on to serve as Director of Research at Freehling & Co. and later Director of Technical Research at Rodman and Renshaw (both in Chicago). Mr. Leibovit now publishes a series of newsletters at www.LeibovitVRNewsletters.com. He holds the AIR and CIMA certifications nd is also a member of the Market Technicians Association and the CFA Institute.
He served as Portfolio Manager of the I2 Integrity REIT Fund 2005-2007, Scottsdale, AZ and Portfolio Manager for the Growth Index Strategy at Flexible Plan Investments Ltd., Bloomfield Hills, MI, 2002-2006.
Mr. Leibovit’s specialty is Volume Analysis and his proprietary Leibovit Volume Reversal Indicator is well known for forecasting accurate signals of trend direction and reversals in the equity, metals and futures markets. He has historical experience recognizing, bull and bear markets and signaling alerts prior to market crashes. His indicator is currently available on the Metastock, eSignal and TradeStation platforms.
His comprehensive study on Volume Analysis, The Trader’s Book of Volume published by McGraw-Hill is a definitive guide to volume trading. It is now also published in Chinese. Mark has appeared in speaking engagements and seminars in the U.S. and Canada and provides customized Volume Analysis for managers and institutions.