Michael Paulenoff has been a student of and a participant in the world financial markets for the past 26 years, since his graduation from the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in 1979. Early in his career he analyzed the fundamental and technical aspects of the financial and commodity futures markets for Smith Barney, Harris Upham, and for Drexel, Burnham, Lambert. From 1988 to 1993 he was President of MJ Capital Inc., a market analysis and trading firm, which advised clients involved in the financial futures and commodity markets. In 1992-93, he co-authored, The Business-One Irwin Guide to the Futures Markets (with Stanley Kroll). Republic National Bank recruited Michael in January 1994, for the position of strategic trader, and market analyst on the bank's trading floor, which included analysis and trading of instruments in foreign exchange, emerging markets, stock indices, and precious metals. In February 1999, Michael founded MJP Market Strategies, Inc., a financial market advisory firm, and developed www.mjpstrategies.com in October 1999. In addition, from August 2000 through August 2001, he was the chief on-air market consultant and strategist for JAGfn, a live, daily 8-hour financial market webcast and cable TV show produced by Jagnotes, Inc. Mike has been a contributing analyst to Harry Boxer's The Technical Trader since June 2002, and in February 2003 launched MPTrader.com.