On Sunday, July 23rd, the Twitter trading community received devastating news as Rob Smith, widely known by his Twitter moniker @RobInTheBlack, passed away suddenly. The loss of this charismatic figure left his followers and the trading world in mourning, reflecting on the remarkable journey of a man who not only revolutionized charting methods but also touched countless lives.

His Last Tweet

Rob had been privately battling an illness, a fact that surfaced through his final tweet on July 2nd. He mentioned experiencing abdominal issues, unaware that his words would soon become a poignant reminder of life’s unpredictability.

As days passed without any new tweets from Rob, concern grew among his followers. On July 6th, one of his supporters revealed that he was in the hospital, igniting an outpouring of well-wishes and prayers from the community.

On July 23rd, Sara, a well-known follower and student of Rob’s, announced his passing.

Rob’s Legacy

Rob Smith was more than just a trader; he was the mastermind behind “THESTRAT,” an innovative and powerful charting methodology. THESTRAT emphasized continuous analysis of multiple time frames, comprising three key elements: Major direction, Candle Analysis, and Conclusion of price direction.

Over the years, THESTRAT had cultivated a dedicated and passionate following, drawn to Rob’s insightful teachings and charismatic personality. His impact extended beyond trading, with his genuine care for his students and the community he fostered. Those who knew him described Rob as incredibly selfless and caring, a testament to his character.

Rob’s passing leaves behind cherished memories and an enduring legacy. As the trading community reflects on his contributions, we remember the man who introduced a new approach to the markets, the friend who selflessly shared his knowledge, and the mentor who inspired countless individuals to achieve their trading dreams.

He Will Always Be Remembered

As far as we know, Rob is survived by his ex-wife, two adult children, and his beloved dog. Rob Smith’s memory will live on through the ripple effect of his teachings and the enduring impact he had on the lives of those he touched. His absence leaves a void, but his teachings and spirit will continue to guide traders, ensuring that the legacy of THESTRAT endures, and Rob’s name remains etched in the annals of trading history.

His family has launched a Gofundme to help with funeral expenses.

Written By Stocksandfuturestrading.com