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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.

Could it be that it was all so Simple?

Friday’s data confounds the “old way” The non-farm payroll data that was released on Friday illustrated perfectly how the market is changing and evolving and...

Don’t believe all you read

False news applies in the market too. It used to be so simple. Market news and analysis was provided by qualified economists and traders had...

Second Quarter living up to its name

The “money making” quarter continues In banks trading rooms, the four quarters of the year are known as: Q1 - The Preparation Quarter, Q2 -...

Generalize or Specialize?

One Currency? One Asset Class? When I was trading full time, I found it easier (or maybe less difficult) to make money concentrating on one...

Trailing stops counter sharp turnarounds

Run them, but protect your profits It has become a feature of the market recently that currencies not only seem to run out of steam...

The Successful Traders Template

It doesn’t Exist! The nature of the foreign exchange market is that there is no hard and fast way in which to make money consistently....

Dollar Higher as Yields hit 3%

A sustained period of Dollar strength on the horizon As analysts made their predictions for 2018 back in December/January, very few predicted the rally in...

Sterling Still the “Only game in Town”

Good Bad or Indifferent? Sterling is fast becoming the “Marmite currency”. Marmite, for those who don’t know it is a savoury spread which is often...

Sanity At Last

Data has final say There is any number of reasons and even more theories as to why the market got so ahead of itself concerning...

Lower Inflation fails to Deter Hawks

Sterling remains firm as rates set to rise. There are none so blind as those who will not see! Sterling fell a little yesterday following the...

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