FYR009 Currency Trading and Fund Management with Mike Andrews

Published: May 13, 2020, 8:30 a.m.

Mike Andrews is the founder of Traders Temple Capital and Asset Management specialising in global currencies and commodities and he is also the head trader of the Fund Your Retirement fund.

Mike started his career after attending a seminar over 20 years ago, falling in love with the currency markets. Mike picked up the skill very quickly and worked his way up the ranks working on a trading floor in Dubai, becoming a trading floor manager with $50 million under management.

Mike then moved back to his home country of Cyprus joining the start-up team building the FX brokerage, FX Pro. He then moved to London, working in the city at SAXO bank, where he became heavily involved in algorithmic trading.

Mike left Saxo bank in 2014 to build his own fund, and fund management team.  Mike discusses the journey in detail answering such questions as:

  • His trading journey over twenty years
  • The importance of risk management
  • Why the Forex and commodity markets
  • The reasons why new traders find the markets so difficult

0:00 to 1:30 Introduction

1:30 to 4:20 How mike got started and his journey

4:21 to 6:00 Fundamentals

6:01 to 9:20 Creating the fund algorithm, track record and leaving the city

9:21 to 14:20 Managing risk also known as money management

14:21 to 17:50 New traders entering the market

17:51 to 20:25 Taking control of personal finances

20:26 to 23:30 Why the currency and commodity markets over other assets classes

23:31 to 26:50 The difference trading twenty years ago compared to the present day

26:51 to 28:30 Final words

Have a wonderful day

The FYR team.


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