Cory Mitchell

  • Chartered Market Technician specializing in short- to medium-term technical strategies
  • Founder of Vantage Point Trading, a website providing market analysis and trading tutorials
  • Member of the Market Technicians Association, the Canadian Society of Technical Analysts, and the International Federation of Technical Analysts
  • Former educational writer


Cory Mitchell is a former writer and day trading expert for The Balance. He began trading in 2005 as a proprietary trader. He left the firm to put more time into writing and educating traders in 2011.

Mitchell has worked with Fortune 500 companies and multiple international businesses providing analysis, hedging strategies, risk management, and consulting services.

He's been a radio guest on multiple programs throughout the U.S. and Canada. 

Mitchell has trading experience in stocks, futures, currencies (forex), exchange-traded products (ETFs, ETNs, and Trusts), and options. He remains an active trader and investor in multiple markets. 

He holds the Chartered Market Technician designation and is the author of the Forex Strategies Guide for Day and Swing Traders ebook, as well as the Stock Market Swing Trading Video Course.


Mitchell has a bachelor's degree with a focus in finance from the University of Lethbridge. He attended the Canadian Securities Institute from 2002 to 2005.

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