Dennis Gartman

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Dennis Gartman
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Occupation Editor and publisher
Employer The Gartman Letter
Location Suffolk, Virginia

Dennis Gartman is an economist and commodity analyst who has published The Gartman Letter, a daily market commentary, since 1987[1]. He has been involved in the capital markets since 1974.


Gartman was an economist for Cotton, Inc. in the early 1970s, analyzing cotton supply and demand in the U.S. textile industry. From there he went to NCNB National Bank in Charlotte, North Carolina where he traded foreign exchange and money market instruments. He became the chief financial futures analyst for A.G. Becker & Co. in Chicago in the late 70s and was an independent member of the Chicago Board of Trade until 1984, trading Treasury bonds and notes and GNMA futures.[2]

Gartman has conducted numerous presentations and courses on issues relating to the capital markets and derivatives for various brokerage firms, central banks and U.S. government entities.

He has been a frequent guest on financial television and radio networks, including as a panelist on CNBC's Fast Money. He wrote "Dennis Gartman's 15 'ridiculously simple rules' for trading," which originally appeared in the October 1989 issue of Futures Magazine[3].