Trader Spotlight - Jim Roemer
Jim is a meteorologist, futures trader, and past top performer in the World Cup Trading Championships®.
He has worked with major hedge funds, Midwest farmers, and individual traders for over 35 years. With emphasis on interpreting how weather impacts market pricing and market psychology, coupled with his short and long-term trend forecasting in grains, softs, and the energy markets. Jim has established a unique standing among advisors in the commodity risk management industry.
In the book High Performance Futures Trading, (by Joel Robbins – 1991), Jim Roemer contributed chapter 17: How to Turn Droughts, Floods and Hurricanes into Successful Speculative Opportunities. The introduction written by Mr. Robbins stated: “Mr. Roemer currently supplies brokerage houses, traders and farmers with weather and/or trading information.”
Today, Mr. Roemer owns Best Weather Inc., offering weather-related research to commodity traders and farmers. Several times per week, he posts The Weather Wealth blog, which includes both short-term and long-term forecasts and trading ideas in futures, options and ETFs. On a monthly basis he publishes the Climatelligence newsletter. He also is co-founder of Climate Predict, a detailed long-range global weather forecast tool.
As one of the first meteorologists to become an NFA member and registered with the Commodity Trading Commission, he has worked with major hedge funds, Midwest farmers, and individual traders for over 35 years. Frequently quoted in commodity sector publications in the financial press, Bloomberg radio and TV feature interviews with Mr. Roemer during times when the weather is a critical element in financial news reporting. With special emphasis on interpreting market psychology, coupled with his short and long-term trend forecasting in grains, softs, and the energy markets, he established a unique standing among advisors in the commodity risk management industry.
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