John Kosar CMT has been the Director of Research at Asbury Research LLC since 2005. Asbury Research is an independent research firm that uses its own unique, quantitative approach to analyzing financial markets and asset prices to help its clientele of professional investors improve performance and manage risk. Kosar, who spent the first half of his career on the trading floor of the Chicago futures exchanges, has more than 30 years of experience and insight in analyzing and forecasting global financial markets. He is frequently quoted in the financial press in both the US and abroad including The Wall Street Journal, Barron’s, Yahoo! Finance, and Reuters, and can regularly be seen on U.S. financial television including CNBC, Fox Business, and Bloomberg. During his career he has been an analyst and trader for Shearson American Express, NatWest Markets, Greenwich Capital Markets, Deutsche Bank, and Bianco Research.