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Ms. Kathy Lien is Managing Director of FX Strategy for BK Asset Management and Co-Founder of BKForex.com. Having graduated New York University's Stern School of Business at the age of 18, Kathy 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’s analytic techniques.

Dollar Struggles and Yellen Provides No Help

Dollar Struggles and Yellen Provides No Help Daily FX Market Roundup 04.10.17 The U.S. dollar traded lower against all of the major currencies today on the back of rising geopolitical tensions and uninspiring comments from Fed Chair Janet Yellen. We ...

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Dollar Struggles and Yellen Provides No Help

Dollar Struggles and Yellen Provides No Help Daily FX Market Roundup 04.10.17 The U.S. dollar traded lower against all of the major currencies today on the back of rising geopolitical tensions and uninspiring comments from Fed Chair Janet Yellen. We ...

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Dollar Holds Gains – Market Looks to Yellen

Market Drivers April 10, 2017 USDJPY makes a run to 111.50 EZ Sentix better Nikkei 0.70% Dax -0.18% Oil $52/bbl Gold $1252/oz. Europe and Asia: EUR Sentix 23.9 vs. 21 North America: CAD Housing Starts 8:30 USD Yellen Speech 16:10 ...

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2 Big Event Risks, One Currency Pair

2 Big Event Risks, One Currency Pair Daily FX Market Roundup 04.07.17 There are 2 major event risks in the next 24 hours that could have a dramatic impact on the foreign exchange market and one currency pair in particular ...

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Geopolitical Risks Front and Center for Forex Traders

Geopolitical Risks Front and Center for Forex Traders Daily FX Market Roundup 04.07.17 Geopolitical risks are front and center for forex traders this month with terrorist attacks in Russia and Sweden and the U.S.’ airstrikes in Syria putting investors on ...

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2 Big Event Risks, One Currency Pair

2 Big Event Risks, One Currency Pair Daily FX Market Roundup 04.07.17 There are 2 major event risks in the next 24 hours that could have a dramatic impact on the foreign exchange market and one currency pair in particular ...

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USDJPY Recovers From Asia Wobbles

Market Drivers April 6, 2017 USDJPY recovers Asia Wobbles CNY PMIs at 6 months lows Nikkei -1.50% Dax -0.59% Oil $51/bbl Gold $1256/oz. Europe and Asia: CNY Caixin Services PMI 52.2 vs. 53.2 EUR Retail PMI 49.5 vs. 49.9 North ...

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FX Traders Should Believe Data and Not the Fed

FX Traders Should Believe Data and Not the Fed Daily FX Market Roundup 04.05.17 The price action in the currency and the bond market today tell us that investors believe data and not the Fed. The FOMC minutes were hawkish ...

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AUD Bears Look to RBA to Confirm a Top

AUD Bears Look to RBA to Confirm a Top Daily FX Market Roundup 04.03.17 If you take a look at a recent chart of the Australian dollar, there’s no question that the currency is in the process of forming a ...

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AUD Bears Look to RBA to Confirm a Top

AUD Bears Look to RBA to Confirm a Top Daily FX Market Roundup 04.03.17 If you take a look at a recent chart of the Australian dollar, there’s no question that the currency is in the process of forming a ...

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