Stephen Schork is a highly acclaimed speaker and is widely recognized for his ability to integrate a vast array of information into a dynamic and succinct market view. Through a multi-disciplinary approach to trading and idea generation, he blends these distinct disciplines to present a unique approach to market intelligence, with a focus on providing specific price range forecasts and objective market analysis. Formerly a proprietary floor trader (local) in the New York Mercantile Exchange's energy complex, Mr. Schork has 25+ years' experience in physical commodity and derivatives trading, risk systems modeling, and structured commodity finance. In 2005, he launched The Schork Group, an advisory/publishing firm that provides independent analysis of supply and demand economics, with special emphasis on the impact of geopolitical events on price volatility. Using proprietary probabilistic modeling and volatility calculations, each of The Schork Group's reports details market sentiment and illustrates recommended trading and hedging strategies.