In a big, big world of Foreign Exchange trading, there are bound to be those who do better than others. The people you could refer to as the Royalty of Forex trading.
These are the individuals who made fortunes through their exemplary investment acumen and risk management.
To any Forex trader, they are the people to emulate, to learn from, and to simply aspire to.
The question is, who are these people and how did they get where they are? What are their stories and how did these stories affect who they would become?
Let's find out...
In such a list, Soros deserves to be in the top spot as he is known to be the best Forex trader in the world.
His plethora of achievements includes him making a lot of money in the financial market in a short period of time.
One of them took place in 1992 when he profited USD 1 billion in a single day and with only a single operation.
In response, the United Kingdom excluded the pound sterling (GBP) from the European exchange rate mechanism entirely. This event is known as Black Wednesday.
Stanley is an acquaintance of George Soros and he also has plenty of experience in the Forex market. He started his career in financial marketing in 1977.
He was a leader in managing George Soros’ Quantum Fund portfolio for 11 years, with great success.
From there, he went on to create his own hedge fund known as “Duquesne Capital Management".
He has also published a book titled “The New Market Wizards”, which you can check out as well.
Paul Tudor Jones
There isn’t much more to say about Paul Tudor Jones other than what has already been showcased in the film about him, aptly named "The Trader."
This man’s beginnings were as humble as any other’s and yet he too was able to create a reputation of one the top Forex traders in the world for himself.
The way he did it was pretty simple – when the legendary black Monday rolled around, he bet against a very large currency with a whole lot of capital.
Bruce was born in Brooklyn, 1945. He dabbled in various markets and made his first deal at the age of 32. He bought soybean futures that netted him USD 20,000 in profit.
He went on to consolidate his reputation in the market further when he started working as a trader at Commodities Corporations.
Andrew Krieger also used to work with George Soros and graduated from the Warton Business School.
He made a name for himself after he made a profit of USD 300 million from selling the New Zealand dollar back in 1987.
A year after that, he worked with Stanley Druckenmiller and George Soros in his investment fund in the next year.
Linda started her trading career in the early 1980s, worked at the Pacific Coast Stock Exchange, moved on to Philadelphia Stock Exchange, then continued on as a day trader 6 years after.
Suffice to say, she has plenty of experience in the game. Currently, she is the president of the LBRGroup Incorporated and LBR Asset Management.
Raghee is a respectable contributor to John Carter’s Simpler Trading. She specializes in Forex, currency ETFs, and Futures.
She started her trading career back in high school when she drew charts and calculate all the indicators by hand.
Her technical analyses, skills, and overall enthusiasm made her a well-known Forex trader. In fact, she is the creator of the famous 34 EMA wave method.
Kathy Lien started her career after graduating from the New York University Stern School of Business.
She started working at Wall Street and spent 13 years dabbling in the financial market, focusing primarily on the G20 currencies.
She started out at JPMorgan Chase, then joined FXCM. In 2008, she moved to Global Futures & Forex Ltd.
Last but not least, let’s talk about Ezekiel Chew. There is a lot to discuss considering that he has a lot going on for him.
If you have been in the trading game for a while, you might have heard of him since he usually makes an appearance in trading expos and events around the world, for very good reasons.
Suffice to say, he knows his stuff when it comes to trading. He managed to get this level of achievement thanks to his proprietary trading system.
What makes Ezekiel unique is the fact that he makes it so easy to follow him around and learn from him. In fact, he has an online trading school called Asia Forex Mentor.
And there you have it, the 9 best Forex traders to follow and learn from. Of course, there are countless others that you can learn from but the 9 above would be a great place to start as they have extensive experience in the Forex game and can offer some very useful insights. Source.