Daniel P. Collins has worked in the financial services industry for more than 30 years. He is a 20-year veteran reporter and editor covering futures, options and alternative investments. As Senior Editor, Manager Editor and Editor-in-Chief of Futures Magazine Group and Editor-in-Chief of Modern Trader Magazine he has covered markets, exchanges, regulation and managed money. Over the years he has specialized in researching, analyzing and profiling alternative investment managers. He has personally profiled well over 200 professional traders including commodity trading advisers and hedge funds and independent traders. He has built a strong reputation in the industry for his accuracy, knowledge and expertise. He was covered the futures, options and alternative investment industry through dramatic changes in these industries; including the demutualization of the exchange world, the end of the trading floor, the institutionalization of alternative investments and the evolution of the regulatory landscape.