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Alan is a highly experienced banker with an in depth knowledge of Corporate Banking, Treasury and Trade Finance. He has had a varied career in Global markets, Risk management, FX Trading and Sales & Interest Rate Management. He has managed sales teams mentoring his team in both markets and marketing.He has been published in a number of journals and has appeared daily on radio to discuss market movements and events. His first novel was recently published.

A proper market!

Speculation over euro liquidity fades It is the nature of the financial markets that they are populated by people with opinions. That is, as they...

Spread; The great fake.

Little more than a marketing ploy. OK, so you have seen a pattern on a chart that takes your eye, you do a little research,...

Political issues becoming major driver

H2 to see shift to fundamentals As if the first half of the year hasn’t been tough enough on those relying on technical analysis to...

Will Italy Bring down the EU?

Radical Government could galvanize others. When the UK crashed out of the Exchange Rate Mechanism of the European Monetary Union more than twenty-five years ago,...

Better the devil you know?

Forming a flexible strategy As many readers will know already I favour trading strategies that are wide ranging and include as many factors as possible...

Oh, What a Night

The creation of a truly twenty-four-hour market! In the early nineties, the FX market was disjointed and split into three very distinct segments each with...

It’s all fundamental

But then I would say that! I am getting a feeling that the retail FX market is slowly turning towards my vision of using every...

No Career for a Mathematician

Basic requirements no longer basic When I first started in the market one of my first jobs when I arrived in the trading room in...

Euro becoming impossible to trade?

Simply a by-product of dollar activity? Does the euro have a life of its own any more or is it simply driven by the fact...

Dollar and U.S. economy drifting apart

Globalization leads Greenback away from domestic influences In the past when FX traders were seen as little more than gamblers with their employer bank’s money,...

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