Matthew R. Kratter is the founder of Trader University, where he teaches the best stock trading strategies and investment techniques used by professional traders. He is also a best-selling author of multiple books on trading and investing, providing short, easy-to-read trading strategies. With over twenty years of investing experience, Kratter has held positions with Convexus Advisors, and Peter Thiel's hedge fund Clarium. He was also a former President and Trading Principal for Mimetic Markets Capital Management LLC. Kratter holds a BA in English and Music from Stanford University in 1993 and a PhD in English from the University of California at Berkeley in 2000.