Who was Richard D. Wyckoff and why is he important to all of us.
Richard Demille Wyckoff (November 2, 1873 – March 19, 1934)
As one who is actively interested in the stock, option, cryptocurrency or commodity markets, you are likely to find the life and teachings of Richard D. Wyckoff to be of great interest and value. In 1931, after a long and distinguished career, Mr. Wyckoff wrote a unique course on how to invest and trade in securities and concurrently he founded a teaching organization to help people to learn to use his successful methods. That course is the Richard D. Wyckoff Course in Stock Market Science and Technique.
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About Todd Butterfield
In 1982, Mr. Butterfield graduated from the Wyckoff Stock Market Institute and was anxious to put his knowledge to the test. Mr. Butterfield decided to enter the U.S. Investment Championship’s real money competitions to prove that he was able to compete. The first one he entered he placed 12th in the nation, and immediately got hired out of college to manage money for the owner of a market-maker firm in Chicago. Every competition he entered over the years we have listed below. He does not consider himself an expert Wyckoff student, but one that strives every day to become a better Wyckoff student.
Placed “12th in the Nation”, 31.9% (Feb 1-June 1), 85 Entrants, Futures Division, U.S. Investment Championship, 1984.
Achieved a 79.8% average annual return, Commodity Trading Advisor 1987-1990
In 1992, Todd Butterfield placed 9th in the U.S. Investment Championship $50,000+ “Stock Division” & 17th in the “Mutual Fund Switching Division”.
In 1993, Todd placed 4th in the Money Manager Verified Ratings “Low Risk Division” with a 28.1% return. ($1 Million-Plus Portfolio)
Todd placed “2nd in the Nation”, Money Manager Verified Ratings, 1st quarter, 1994.
In the 12 months ending 6/30/00, placed 2nd in the nation, Moni Research.
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