About Connors Research

Connors Research has over 12 years of experience building quantified, systematic stock and ETF strategies for high net worth individuals, professional trading desks, hedge funds and proprietary trading firms.

Connors Research owns one of the largest databases in the world of quantified short-term market behavior which allows our clients advanced and proprietary ways to generate alpha in their portfolios.

Additionally, Connors Research has published over 20 books on quantified trading research and strategies, and has built proprietary software containing millions of quantified algorithms.

Laurence Connors

Laurence Connors is Chairman of The Connors Group, and the Managing Partner of Connors Research LLC. with special focus on financial markets research. His companies have twice been awarded by the Entrex Private Company Index for being one of the 10 fastest-growing private companies.

Mr. Connors has over 35 years of experience working in the financial markets industry. He started his career in 1982 at Merrill Lynch as an Investment Advisor, and later moved on to become a Vice President with Donaldson, Lufkin, Jenrette (DLJ), where he worked with the Investment Services Group from October 1990 to March 1994.

Mr. Connors is widely regarded as one of the leading educators in the financial markets industry. He has authored over 20 books on market strategies and volatility trading, including Short-Term Trading Strategies That Work, and Street Smarts (with Linda Raschke). Street Smarts was selected by Technical Analysis of Stocks and Commodities magazine as one of “The Classics” for trading books written in the 20th century.

His most recent book The Alpha Formula: Beat the Market with Significantly Less Risk (with Chris Cain, CMT) was published in 2019. The Alpha Formula is the precursor for the development of “Quantamentals” which systematically combines fundamental, technical, and quantitative analysis for investment portfolios. Quantamentals is the 2020 winner of the Charles H. Dow Award.

Mr. Connors has been featured and quoted in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Barron’s, Bloomberg TV & Radio, Bloomberg Magazine, Dow Jones Newswire, Yahoo Finance, E-Trade Financial Daily, Technical Analysis of Stocks and Commodities, and many others. Mr. Connors has also been a featured speaker at a number of major investment conferences over the past three decades.

Christopher Cain

Christopher Cain, CMT, Senior Quantitative Researcher at Connor’s Research.

As a Senior Quantitative Researcher at Connors Research, Chris shares his insights weekly in the Connors Research Traders Journal. He is an expert on trading system design and development.

Mr. Cain is the creator and lead instructor for TradingMarkets Programming in Python For Traders course. He’s also the lead instructor with Larry Connors in the course Quantamentals; The Next Forefront of Trading and Investing.

Chris is also co-author with Larry Connors of the new book The Alpha Formula; Beat The Market With Significantly Less Risk.

Mr. Cain has 10 years of institutional trading experience, serving as a market maker throughout the yield curve in various fixed income instruments. He is passionate about quantitative trading, investing, data science, coding, and behavioral finance.