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Jon Boorman, CMT

I am President and CEO of Broadsword Capital, LLC, a Registered Investment Adviser in Charlotte, NC.

I have worked in global markets since 1987, witnessing first-hand some of the most tumultuous periods in financial history. Prior to forming Broadsword Capital I held roles as a sales trader to hedge funds and institutions, research analyst, proprietary trader, and buy-side head of desk; trading equities, options, currencies, and futures.

In addition to my role as a money manager, I am CEO of Alpha Capture LLC, a publishing company that runs a subscription service providing trade ideas and market commentary.

I hold the Chartered Market Technician designation and am a member of the Market Technicians Association (MTA), and the National Association of Active Investment Managers (NAAIM).

Broadsword Capital, LLC

Broadsword Capital, LLC, (BCL) is a Registered Investment Adviser (RIA) in Charlotte, NC. As an RIA, Broadsword Capital, LLC, is a fiduciary. This means we are held to the highest standard of care and are required by law to act in the best interests of our clients. BCL manages a long-only absolute momentum strategy on US stocks with no use of margin or leverage, via separately managed accounts on the Interactive Brokers (IB) platform. Clients enjoy complete transparency and access to their funds, and take comfort in the knowledge IB has custody of their assets at all times.

History of the Broadsword

Since its introduction around the 6th century up until the 16th century, the Broadsword became the weapon of choice for medieval knights. With proper dedication and extensive training they were able to dominate the battlefield using their parrying and attacking skills, whilst being protected from attack by their sturdy armor.

The double-edged sword gave the fighter an advantage in close combat as the weapon was light and agile, but to do great damage it required a certain thrust or momentum (from a horse).

The knights that used the longest version of the sword were very well trained, usually from an early age. Only the most determined of knights mastered it, but if you were prepared to put in the effort you could become a well-respected member of medieval society and would be amply rewarded for your unique set of skills.

Source: medievalchronicles.com

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