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Millionaire Traders

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Millionaire Traders: How Everyday People Are Beating Wall Street at Its Own Game

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Everyday, millions of people turn on their computers and try to earn a living in the financial markets. Some are successful, most fail, but the possibility of hitting it big never deters them from trying. In Millionaire Traders, Kathy Lien and Boris Schlossberg interviewed twelve people who started with as little as $1,000 and turned those modest stakes into a six- to seven-digit fortunes.
These are not one-hit wonders, but people who have trained themselves to become true professionals. They come from all walks of life, live around the world, and trade a variety of electronic markets. Chapter by chapter, they share with the reader stories of how they got started, their setbacks and successes, their most important trading rules, specific strategies, unique characteristics of the markets, and the many lessons they learned along the way.
The book covers four of the most popular electronic markets - stocks, futures, options, and foreign exchange. Through these stories of real life success aspiring traders will quickly discover How Everyday People Are Beating Wall Street at Its Own Game.

Technical specifications

  • Paperback: 367 pages
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • ISBN-10: 0470452544
  • Product Dimensions: 8.9 x 5.9 x 1.1 inches

About the author

Boris Schlossberg is a leading foreign exchange expert with more than 20 years of financial market experience. His career on Wall Street began over 2 decades ago with Drexel Burhnam Lambert and during that time he has traded a variety of financial instruments, from equities and options to stock index futures and foreign exchange. In 2004, Boris joined FXCM and helped start the firm’s FX Education initiative. In 2005, he joined the research team as Senior Currency Strategist and provided fundamental and technical analysis to the company’s global network of individual and institutional customers, as well as financial media outlets. In 2007, while still at FXCM, Boris started BKForex Advisors with Ms. Kathy Lien. A year later, Boris joined Global Futures & Forex Ltd as Director of Currency Research where he provided research and analysis to clients and managed a global foreign exchange analysis team with Kathy Lien.

Mr. Schlossberg is a weekly contributor to CNBC's Squawk Box and a regular commentator for Bloomberg radio and television. His daily currency research is widely quoted by Reuters, Dow Jones and Agence France Presse newswires and appears in numerous newspapers worldwide. Mr. Schlossberg has written for SFO magazine, Active Trader and Technical Analysis of Stocks and Commodities. He is the author of "Technical Analysis of the Currency Market" and "Millionaire Traders: How Everyday People Beat Wall Street at its Own Game", both of which are published by Wiley. Boris’ extensive experience in trading and developing momentum based techniques provide the foundation for BK Asset Management’s strategies.

Boris Schlossberg was key speaker at the FXStreet International Traders Conferences (ITC) 2010 in Barcelona.

Having graduated New York University’s Stern School of Business at the age of 18, Ms. Kathy Lien has more than 13 years of experience in the financial markets with a specific focus on currencies. Her career started at JPMorgan Chase where she worked on the interbank FX trading desk making markets in foreign exchange and later in the cross markets proprietary trading group where she traded FX spot, options, interest rate derivatives, bonds, equities, and futures. In 2003, Kathy joined FXCM and started DailyFX.com, a leading online foreign exchange research portal. As Chief Strategist, she managed a team of analysts dedicated to providing research and commentary on the foreign exchange market. In 2008, Kathy joined Global Futures & Forex Ltd as Director of Currency Research where she provided research and analysis to clients and managed a global foreign exchange analysis team.

As an expert on G20 currencies, Kathy is often quoted in the Wall Street Journal, Reuters, Bloomberg, Marketwatch, Associated Press, AAP, UK Telegraph, Sydney Morning Herald and other leading news publications. She also appears regularly on CNBC – US, Asia and Europe and on Sky Business. Kathy is an internationally published author of the best selling book "Day Trading and Swing Trading the Currency Market" as well as "The Little Book of Currency Trading" and "Millionaire Traders: How Everyday People Beat Wall Street at its Own Game" – all published through Wiley. Kathy’s extensive experience in developing trading strategies using cross markets analysis and her edge in predicting economic surprises serve key components of BK Asset Management’s trading and money management techniques.

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