to pick up SFO Magazine’s trader education legacy

(PR NewsChannel) / July 12, 2012 / WESLEY CHAPEL, Fla. announced today that it has received an endorsement from former SFO Magazine Managing Editor Kira McCaffrey Brecht to continue SFO’s mission of providing free trading education resources.

“As many know, SFO was owned by Wasendorf & Associates under the leadership of Russell Wasendorf, Sr.  While SFO had the same owner as PFGBEST, they were operated separately and SFO Magazine worked with many firms and writers completely unrelated to PFGBEST” said Lane Mendelsohn, Founder.

SFO Magazine revolutionized the phrase “learn to trade” when it launched its print version in 2001 and continued that tradition when it converted to a digital magazine in March 2010. In light of the latest developments that have led to SFO Magazine closing its publishing operations, subscribers and strategic partners are being referred to, which can use its online expertise to deliver high quality trading education services – at no charge. “I’m deeply impressed with the wide range of content offered on TraderPlanet,” said Brecht, a 20-year veteran market analyst and writer. “I’ve personally known many of the contributors for years and can attest to their market expertise and skills.” provides current market analysis for stocks, futures and options as well as webinars, tutorials and articles on many subjects that can help traders learn or improve their trading techniques.  Best of all there is no cost to access the educational resources.

“A huge void has been left in the trading education industry with the unfortunate demise of SFO, and I recommend traders check out TraderPlanet,” she added. “SFO followers need a new home, and TraderPlanet offers daily market commentary, stock picks, and free educational content for all levels of trading.”

“I recommend traders bookmark the TraderPlanet website today,” Brecht concluded.

About, a Tampa Bay, Florida based social-networking site, provides individual traders of all skill levels a one-stop destination for financial information and trading tools. is the only financial-networking site of its kind that offers its members a full suite of market-data feeds, advanced technical tools, and extensive analyst commentary across asset classes, while enabling members to give back to the broader world community through gift giving to charitable causes.’s highly interactive, multimedia platform promotes a free-flowing exchange of ideas through questions, answers, and comments geared towards improving trading strategies and investment performance. TraderPlanet and TraderTube are registered trademarks of, LLC.

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