Cory Mitchell

Day trading
University of Lethbridge


  • Professional day trader and swing trader since 2005, focusing on stocks and currencies.
  • Chartered Market Technician (CMT) specializing in day trading and swing trading technical strategies.
  • Worked for and with Fortune 500 companies, as well as many small companies, managing their currency exposure and risks, and highlighting forex opportunities.
  • Founder of, an educational trading resource for day traders and swing traders.


As a professional trader, Cory Mitchell has been studying how markets operate and finding profitable strategies since 2005. He began his career as a proprietary trader, trading firm capital with the sole purpose of generating profits for the company. The job had no salary. Pay, and keeping the job, was based entirely on consistent profitability. Mitchell stayed at the firm for five years before moving on to trade independently.

Writing and sharing his trading journey have always been passions. Mitchell was the day trading expert for The Balance for more than three years. He has also authored a number of books and trading courses including The Complete Method Stock Swing Trading Course and The EURUSD Day Trading Course.

Mitchell been a radio guest on multiple programs throughout the U.S. and Canada. He remains an active day trader and swing trader in stocks and currencies.