Nell Sloane began her career over 29 years ago at the Chicago Futures Exchanges. She was introduced to the industry by working for a grain trader at the CBOT. As she continued to handle the trade execution, reconciliation and Capital Raising she moved on to becoming a featured contributor to Daily Metals Commentaries for 321 Gold, Kitco, Silver-Investor.com and FreeMarketNews.com and periodically for the Moore Research Center. Nell eventually launched her own commodity newsletter providing fundamental and technical analysis entitled, “The Opening Belle”. Later in her career she was listed by a variety of financial publications as a broker to use. These publications included, Hume Super Investors Files, Opportunities in Options by David Caplan, McMaster On Line by R.E. McMaster and featured in “The Art of the Trade” published by McGraw Hill. She spoke at numerous financial seminars and financial radio shows.
In efforts to provide further diversification amongst various FCM’s (Futures Commission Merchants), Nell formed Capital Trading Group LP (www.ctgtrading.com) with Patrick Lafferty to put forth effort to mitigate counterparty risks as well as to reduce vulnerability within the margin controls that the firms impose. Some of the clearing relationships the firm has are with ABN AMRO, FCStone, Cunningham Clearing, O’Brien, RCG, BOA and OEC. In addition to being principal and an associated person of CTG, Nell is a managing member of a multi-advisory commodity fund. Her registrations include both her securities series 7 as well as the commodity series 3. CTG provides investors alternatives within the asset class of managed futures products. The firm matches high net worth clients with those seeking alternatives in managed futures.
Ms. Sloane presently is a member of the Vistage International, which is the world’s leading chief executive organization. Vistage is located in 15 countries and over 14,500 members helping business owners make better decisions and becoming better leaders in their communities. She is an active participant in raising money for charities such as American Cancer Society, Mercy Home for Boys and Girls, Diabetes foundation and Make a Wish. Nell previously volunteered with the international au pair agency matching host families with childcare, was previously an Executive Member of Chicago Finance Committee. She’s a proud mother of a marine and a son that just entered College to major in finance. During her spare time she loves to golf, horseback ride and travel.