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Howard L. Simons


Contact Howard L. Simons 847-509-9418 @simonsresearch

Howard L. Simons is president of Rosewood Trading (AKA Simons Research), a trading consultant and the author of "The Dynamic Option Selection System."

Howard L. Simons, president of Rosewood Trading, Inc. (AKA Simons Research) has a broad and deep background in financial markets. He has served as an economist, oil trader, trading systems designer, director of research and professor of finance. Simons writes on macroeconomic and financial market topics including fixed-income, commodities, currencies, derivatives and equity markets.

In addition to more than 1,500 articles published in various journals and financial websites, Simons is the author of The Dynamic Option Selection System: Analyzing Markets & Managing Risk (John Wiley & Sons, 1999). 

Simons' educational background includes a BA in international relations from the Johns Hopkins University (1975), a MA in international economics from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (1977), and a MBA in finance and econometrics from the University of Chicago (1983).

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December 4, 2017
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., Jesse Hathaway, Clifford Thies, Robert Genetski, Howard L. Simons, Bette Grande, Charles W. Baird, Gary Wolfram, Barry P. Keating, Russ McCullough
"Just in time for Christmas, the U.S. Senate’s approval of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is one of the best gifts taxpayers will find under their tree this year – or even during their lifetimes." - Jesse Hathaway

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