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Dave Landry has been actively trading the markets since the early 90s. In 1995 he founded Sentive Trading, LLC, (d/b/a trading and consulting firm. He is author of Dave Landry on Swing Trading (2000), Dave Landry’s 10 Best Swing Trading Patterns & Strategies ... more


FV The Week In Charts: Hunting For “Holy Grail” Days
On the trend days, the market starts at one end and ends at the other. The good news is that there are signs, signals, and patterns that suggest when a trend day is near.
What's Standing Between You And Your Success?
Trading can be a challenge, but can be made easier by following a process. Dave Landry explains not just the problems you can run in to with your trading, but provides possible solutions that can help take your trading to the next level.
The Week In Charts: I Found The Key To The Market (But There’s A Caveat)
I looked at current market conditions and discussed key levels to watch.
The Week In Charts: The Danger Of Labels
I discuss the danger of labels with a focus on being setup driven, discuss how great volatility is-but it can also be a "rabbit hole," and take a look at a longer-term sell signal.
The Week In Charts - Flattening Of The Volatility Curve: What Are The Implications?
In this episode, I look at what happens when the volatility curve flattens and discuss what the longer-term market timing signals are saying.
The Week In Charts: Can You Time With Volatility? Blood In The Streets-Time To Buy?
A discussion on whether you can use volatility for market timing, or not, and the fact that the retrace rally might not be over soon, even though there is some "blood in the streets".


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Work Experience

1998 - Present (22 years 10 months)
Sentive Trading, LLC
January 1995 - Present (25 years 11 months)

Managing Member (President) of Sentive Trading, LLC: Market Research and Advisory Services for Hedge Funds & Mutual Funds.

Stock Trading Advisory Service(s) for individuals.
Private Trader.


The University of Southern Mississippi
University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Computer Science


The Layman's Guide To Trading Stocks
Dave Landry
Stilwell & Company Publishing Group

Dave Landry has delivered the definitive text on profiting in the financial markets. In this book, he debunks market myths, reveals market truths, and teaches you to think and act like a trader. Mr. Landry also identifies what it takes to level the playing field, and shows you how you can regularly earn money from the markets like a professional. This book offers a refreshing perspective and a new approach to Wall Street, whether you are entirely new to investing and trading or have been around the markets all your life. Everything you need to know to consistently profit in the market is covered in this comprehensive work. Learn how Wall Street really works and what it takes to succeed in one of the most savage market environments we have ever known.

Dave Landry on Swing Trading
Dave Landry
M. Gordon Publishing Group

No time to day trade? Intermediate-term and long-term trading not enough? Then, swing trading is for you. Now, David Landry, Director of Trading Research for TradingMarkets has put his entire swing trading methodology into one book to teach you how to trade successfully, every day.