Head Trader

Thomas C. Bills has a B.S. degree in Finance from the University of Illinois (Champaign-Urbana).  He has 20+ years of experience in the financial markets ranging from working on the trading floors of the CME and CBOE, working in back-office operations, working in middle-office operations, managing a clearing department at an ECN, trading Nasdaq-listed securities for a proprietary trading firm, and trading various futures markets in his own account.

He has a passion for technical analysis and frequently writes about the subject giving various trading ideas and forecasts.  Check his previous blog for past analysis or follow him on Twitter.  He’s also a contributing author on BarChart.com.

Currently, he’s a middle office analyst for a proprietary trading firm. He’s also the sole proprietor of Taurus Trading LLC, which executes a simulated 3-tiered short-term trend following futures-based trading system on Collective2.

He’s married, a proud father of a 6-year-old daughter, and lives happily in Western Springs.  His favorite hobbies outside of following the financial markets are playing basketball, watching black and white movies, and enjoying nice weather outdoors.