• 30+ years in the equity, debt, and derivatives markets
  • Former VP at Merrill Lynch Capital Markets
  • Author of Sun Tzu’s Art of War for Traders and Investors


Dean Lundell has more than 30 years of experience in the equity, debt, and derivative markets. He is a former vice president at Merrill Lynch Capital Markets, where he was a bond trader. His experience there covered money markets, Treasuries and agencies, mortgage-backed, pass-through securities and CMOs, corporate bonds, and eurobonds.

As a principal of a regional investment bank, he continued in that capacity and added derivative debt such as inverse floating rate notes, interest rate swaps, and was involved in commercial loan syndication and trading.

A licensed commodity trading advisor, David is the author of Sun Tzu’s Art of War for Traders and Investors, plus several self-published titles. He wrote How to be a CTA for the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. For the last 10 years, he has used his financial acumen and expertise to write for Suite 101, where he covers the commodity, capital, and foreign exchange markets.


Lundell has a BA from Governors State University.