Matthew B. Rickard 1735 Rutland Dr. Apt. 270 Austin, TX 78758 C: 512 927-6710 H: 512 465-2645 ; (512) 465-2645 firstname.lastname@example.org 06/09-09/10 Assistant Trader Assistant to Independent Trader (Brian Gould) Primary duties included but were not limited to: Checking overnight news and wires .Prepare trader for upcoming day with various types of technicals and events that could affect our market. Primarily the ES 500 using TT and market profile. Executed trades when necessary using various chart patterns and profiles. 02/6 – 04/09 TRADE DESK/RISK EAGLE MARKET MAKERS - CBOT Execute futures trades using TT, X-Trader Evaluate and recommend position adjustments according to firms risks policy. Record, file, and report fills Report firm exposure directly to president Monitor house risk using UBIX, TT GUARDIAN, and PROPRIETARY METHODS, execute orders as needed. 02/02 - 02/05 INDEPENDENT TRADER FUTURES/EQUITIES/OPTIONS Evaluate fundamental and technical analysis for equity options and futures markets Execute trades for maximum profit potential with limited risk Monitor positions continuously, making adjustments as necessary, monitoring Micro and Macro wires. Traded on the OANDA platform primarily. AUD/USD ( I have also had a small fxcm that Would have been advantageous with the long / short capability from one account. Research and review supply and demand data, weather forecasts for potential market movement 02/01 - 05/02 SALOMON SMITH BARNEY, NEW YORK SENIOR ANALYST, FUTURES AND OPTIONS (COMPLIANCE/RISK) Advised senior management when corrective actions for institutional and retail futures, options and foreign exchange accounts needed observation or restrictions. Usually due to over exposure and trading style not part of the firms contracts/ISDA and our own contracts. Calculated market exposure, overall risk for my accounts and special accounts. Advised reasonable and corrective actions to senior management to alleviate liability, report to credit. Made reports and forwarded my findings to senior management. Also went to the extent to find out who exactly was executing the transactions for these Company’s and who was approving credit internally. Advised trading restrictions on over-leveraged accounts to branch managers for option futures, and FX accounts. At times recommended immediate closure due to various liabilities to the firm and which was my number one priority, and to protect the client from them self’s. 11/99 - 02/01 SUSQUEHANNA INVESTOR GROUP, CHICAGO Executed equity and equity option trades on all domestic exchanges Monitored firm’s positions using the “greeks” for firms total exposure, and individual product Tracked positions continuously using Micro hedge (TT and excel), kept fundamental and technical Reports through; Bloomberg, Reuters and other trading floors. Kept track of ex-divs, and watched Our part of the Chicago teams Delta Overall: Gave any and all information to the head trader on the Institutional Desk including executions, As well as bid offers to competitor’s.
Contributing columnist for Real Money and TheStreet.com. BA in History from Bemidji State in Minnesota. I went on to learn Chinese at National Taiwan University in Taipei.
I worked in mortgage sales at Countrywide and Bank of America until 2010 when I decided to relocate to Taiwan.
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Dean Popplewell has nearly two decades of experience trading currencies and fixed income instruments. He has a deep understanding of market fundamentals and the impact of global events on capital markets. He is respected among professional traders for his skilled analysis and career history as global head of trading for firms such as Scotia Capital and BMO Nesbitt Burns. Since joining OANDA in 2006, Dean has played an instrumental role in driving awareness of the forex market as an emerging asset class for retail investors, as well as providing expert counsel to a number of internal teams on how to best serve clients and industry stakeholders.
Jay Norris is a 20-year CBOT floor veteran, author of the Best Seller "Mastering the Currency Market", McGraw-Hill, 2009, and "Mastering Trade Selection and Management", McGraw-Hill, 2011. He is a Market Analyst and Director of Education at Trading-U.com where he teaches the art of discretionary trading. He can be reached at email@example.com.