Toby Crabel


Toby Crabel

William "Toby" Harrison Crabel (born 1955)cite news
last = Harmon
first = Amy
title = Talk, Type, Read E-Mail
work = Technology
publisher = The New York Times
date = July 23 1998
url = http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9C03E6D61739F930A15754C0A96E958260&sec=&spon=&pagewanted=all
accessdate = 2008-05-23
] is a United States self made millionaire commodities trader, The Financial Times called Crabel "the most well-known trader on the counter-trend side" [http://search.ft.com/searchArticle?queryText=crabel&javascriptEnabled=true&id=050124007514] He is the fund manager of "Crabel Capital Management".cite news
last = Franiak
first = Frank J.
title = Managed Futures
work = Futures Industry Association Featured Article
publisher = Futures Industry Magazine
date = August 2000
url = http://www.futuresindustry.org/fimagazi-1929.asp?a=654
accessdate = 2006-08-15
] Crabel Capital Management ranked number "101" out of "196" funds on Absolute Return magazine list "Absolute Return survey of U.S. groups with more than $1 billion AUM, July 2005".cite news
last = Cohen
first = Barry
title = Billion dollar club keeps growing
work = Research
publisher = Absolute Return magazine
date = September 2005
url = http://www.deshaw.com/articles/BillionDollarClub_AbsoluteReturn.pdf
accessdate = 2006-11-19
] . The latest current ranking of the top 196 money managers in the country. Mr Crabel manages 3.2 billion dollars and had a growth of 16.7% in 2005. A producer of consistent returns whatever the weather, Crabel has avoided having a losing year from 1991 to 2002. [http://www.freewebs.com/crabelcapital/index.htm] Crabel is also an author, has written the book Day Trading with Short-term Price Patterns, which can be found on eBay for upwards of $1,000 a copy. [http://search.ft.com/searchArticle?queryText=crabel&javascriptEnabled=true&id=050124007514]

Education

University of Central Florida, majored in finance.cite web
title = Network 2002
work = Speaker Bios
publisher = Managed Funds Association
date = Feb 3, 2002
url = http://www.mfainfo.org/events/network2002/speakers/speaker_bios.asp
accessdate = 2006-08-15
]

Career

In 1975 while attending college Toby began to trade the markets. In the late 1980s, Crabel published a series of articles detailing various short-term price patterns for futures trading.cite news
last = Hartle
first = Thom
title = Opening shots
work = Trading Strategies
pages = 23
publisher = Active trader
date = April 2003
url = http://www.activetradermag.com/pdf/April-2003_Issue.pdf
accessdate = 2006-11-19
] He played professional tennis for three years and went on to work as a trader for Victor Niederhofferat his firm in New York while also giving short-term market advice to floor traders. He left Niederhoffer Investment in 1993 to focus fully on managed futures trading. [http://www.freewebs.com/crabelcapital/index.htm] During 1998 he ran his hedge fund out of his house in the middle of some cornfields northwest of Milwaukee. Since January 1992 he was running his flagship Diversified Futures program which closed to new investments in 2001 and has had positive returns without having a losing year since its inception. cite news
title = Lock and Load
work = Features
publisher = MarHedge
date = 2006
url = http://cache.zoominfo.com/cachedpage/?archive_id=0&page_id=20875198&page_url=%2f%2fwww.marhedge.com&page_last_updated=5%2f20%2f2006+5%3a08%3a06+AM&firstName=Toby&lastName=Crabel
accessdate = 2006-08-15
]

He currently manages private client funds though Crabel Fund Ltd for non-US clients and through Crabel Fund LP for US clients. The current assets under management are over $3.2B.cite web
title = Crabel Website
work = About Founder
date = 2006
url = http://www.crabel.com/index.htm
accessdate = 2006-08-15
] Crabel manages all this funds with a staff of no more than 80 people, [http://www.freewebs.com/crabelcapital/crabelcapital-marhedge-may08-06.htm] including 31 researchers and 28 traders. [http://www.freewebs.com/crabelcapital/crabelcapital-marhedge-may08-06a.htm]

Crabel Capital Management ranked number 101 out of 172 funds on Absolute Return magazine list "Absolute Return survey of U.S. groups with more than $1 billion AUM, July 2005".cite news
last = Cohen
first = Barry
title = Billion dollar club keeps growing
work = Research
publisher = Absolute Return magazine
date = September 2005
url = http://www.deshaw.com/articles/BillionDollarClub_AbsoluteReturn.pdf
accessdate = 2006-11-19
]

Personal

Toby subscribes to Ayn Rand's Objectivism philosophy and owns an extensive Romantic realism art collection.cite web
title = Crabel Gallery of Romantic Realism
date = 2006
url = http://www.crabelfineart.com/index.htm
accessdate = 2006-08-15
]

Bibliography

cite book
last = Crabel
first = Toby
authorlink = Toby Crabel
title = Day Trading With Short Term Price Patterns and Opening Range Breakout
publisher = Traders Press
date = 1990
id = ISBN 0-934380-17-1

References

cite web
title = CTA Profile
publisher = Autumn Gold
date = Aug 16 2006
url = http://www.autumngold.com/Advisor/CTAProfile.php?op=profile&id=35
accessdate = 2006-08-15

Notes

External links

* [http://www.crabel.com/index.htm Official Website]
* [http://www.mypivots.com/dn/ Toby Crabel Price Patterns calculated daily for futures]
* [http://www.google.co.uk/books?q=Toby+Crabel&as_brr=0 Referenced in Books]
* [http://www.flix.ino.com/preview/author.html?authorid=90 Instructional Videos by Toby]


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