Leslie began trading in 1996 and left a 17-year airline career in 2000 to pursue a full-time trading career. She has studied many trading methodologies, including Elliott Wave, options strategies, momentum trading, classical technical analysis, and Fibonacci ratios and patterns. After trading stocks and options on stocks, she now trades futures and commodities with an emphasis on the S&P 500 market.
Leslie has co-authored two books, Trade What You See â€“ How to Profit from Pattern Recognition (Wiley & Sons, 2007), published in English, Italian, Chinese and Japanese, and Essentials of Trading: Itâ€™s Not WHAT You Think, Itâ€™s HOW You Think (Traders Press, 2006), and has many published articles for such publications as Traderâ€™s Journal, Active Trader, and Technical Analysis of Stocks & Commodities.
In addition she teaches live workshops and webinars providing ongoing education for traders. Leslie has been an invited speaker at many of the Trader's Expo's and has done several interviews with the Money Show.
Leslie founded www.tradingliveonline.com website which is an educational website teaching traders to become confident, consistent and proficient using specific pattern recognition. Leslie works with traders through the Trading Live Online Mentoring program, a one on one program for traders wanting to learn a proven trading method, learn a process to increase trading skills, and learn to trade to achieve consistent results.