The founder of Garcia Research will be hosting the room for the time being.  Andy Garcia CMT, CFTe has been an independent trader for over a decade with experience in stocks, bonds, commodities, futures and currencies.  His experience is combined with a dual degree in finance and economics and his time has focused on mastering the art of technical analysis.  Through this endeavor Andy is a member of the Chartered Market Technicians Association, Society of Technical Analysts and the International Federation of Technical Analysts.  As a member he has successfully obtained the Chartered Market Technician (CMT) and Certified Financial Technician (CFTe) designation.  Andy is an active trader using his own analysis and research to capture alpha in the markets.