Jesse Livermore, the man who played big and managed to earn millions of dollars during a time of severe economic instability is definitely a trader to look up to. The Wall Street Crash of 1929, also called Black Tuesday (October 24), was the reason for the most devastating financial crisis in human history. It led to a 12-year period of “Grea...

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andy krieger trader

October 19th 1987, will forever be known as ‘Black Monday’ – or the day the stock markets crashed across the globe. By the end of October 1987, panic had spread and most markets went spiraling down by 20%. 32-year old Andy Krieger carefully watched the currencies rallying against the US dollar, as an aftermath of the incident. He targeted the...

2018-06-20 Orbex Read more
ed seykota forex traders

Technology has changed the way the forex market works. We now have robust systems that do all of the price trend analysis and other calculations. A few decades ago, things were different; more complicated. Then came ykota, a man often referred to as the “father of commercial computerised trading.” Seykota has been credited for bringing IT ...

2018-06-12 Orbex Read more
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Paul Tudor Jones, known as the man who shorted the “Black Monday 1987” crisis, is one of the most well-known and respected traders of our time. He is renowned for his aggressive trading styles and is one of the most famous contrarian traders alive today. He is the founder of Tudor Investment Corporation, a hedge fund that is a prestigious mon...

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Jim Rogers

Jim Rogers, famous for his witty and research-backed remarks about developments in the financial world, is considered one of the greatest traders of all time. He set up the Quantum Fund with another legendary trader, George Soros, in 1973. Over the course of 10 years, the fund made a staggering gain of 4,200%. Jim Rogers is known for his accu...

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Bill Lipschutz

In this article we will cover one of the most successful traders of all time, who is often called the “Sultan of Currencies,” Bill Lipschutz. The story of his life can be inspirational for all traders, expert and novice alike. Bill Lipschutz started his journey with an accidental inheritance of $12,000. He went on to become the most successful t...

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Stanley Druckenmiller

In our earlier article, we had talked about the iconic trader, George Soros, and his famous 1992 British Pound short. Here, we will talk about a man who was mentored by Soros and was closely associated with him in his famous stint, Stanley Druckenmiller. Druckenmiller was the lead portfolio manager for the Soros Quantum Fund and worked alongs...

2018-03-23 Orbex Read more
George Soros

There have been many great traders and strategists in the history of forex trading, who have compelled the world to sit down and watch in awe, as they became billionaires and changed the course of the markets. When we talk about these traders, there is one name that will always take the top position. That man is George Soros, also called “the ma...

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Famous Traders: Michael Marcus Everyone loves a “rags to riches” story and in trading it is no different. The idea of someone following their dreams and having the self- belief to single-mindedly pursue success is incredibly motivating. During this series we have looked at some incredible traders, some who have come from humble beginnings, some...

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Rags to Riches Bill Lipschutz is one of the most successful traders of all time and has a story that appeals to many new and aspiring traders. The 61-year-old market veteran who founded and directs portfolio management at Hathersage Capital famously started his trading journey with an inheritance tax of $12000 which he received while at college...

2017-07-28 James Harte Read more