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Currency Traders work independently or for financial institutions and try to make profit by buying and selling various currency types. Based on our collection of example resumes for Currency Traders, essential responsibilities include exchanging currencies, identifying the best deals, watching market trends, performing technical analysis, and predicting currency rates. The ideal candidate should showcase in his or her resume financial expertise, forecasting abilities, effective communication, computer competences, decision-making, and the ability to work under pressure. A background in economics or in foreign relations is recommended, although formal education is not compulsory for this job.

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1

Currency Trader

Handled $50,000+ monthly in trades and custodial money transfers based on Euros and Dollars transactions

  • Investigated trends and issued market reports
  • Conducted relative value analysis and monitored news flow
  • Collaborated with portfolio managers to formulate trading strategy
  • Interfaced with clients to determine investment goals, constraints and risk tolerance
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
1
month
at this job
2

Foreign Currency Trader/fund Manager

Managed over $150,000 in assets

  • Initiated, negotiated, and closed 3rd Party broker deal that increased profits 46%
  • Produced over 114% account growth in 3 months
  • Analyzed and optimized trading strategies
  • Qualified and outsourced automated system coding to international contractors
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Psychology
3

Currency Trader & Researcher

Traded nine USD major and cross currency pairs, using leverage in the spot market

  • Programmed a black box trading model that used custom developed momentum indicators to trigger trades
  • Monitored global micro and macro economic factors for tactical trading opportunities
  • Performed trend analysis on the current portfolio to guard against risk
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BBA
Bachelor of Business Administration
4

Junior Currency Trader / Assistant

Responsible for initiating timely buying and selling of foreign currencies in spot markets

  • Recommended competitive foreign exchange rates based on market performance
  • Assisted the Deutsche Mark Trader(head of the F/X Desk) and Managing Director to ensure proper trade positions
  • Kept track of all market positions: reviewed orders, record keeping and maintained accounts for accuracy
  • Supported the F/X Trading team
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BA
Communications
Real Estate
5

Currency Trader

  • Executed inter-bank currency and government treasuries trading transactions
  • Consistently exceeded quarterly deposit targets by at least 30% by pursuing cross-marketing of products for the bank's
  • Prepared MBC Treasury management report for the Asset and Liability Committee meetings
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Economics
MA
Finance & Strategy
6

Currency Trader

Invested personal funds by trading the Euro-Dollar on FOREX.com

  • Analyzed market trends using technical and fundamental analysis, based on Financial and Macro-economic information from various data sources on FOREX.com
  • Timed and executed trades to maximize profits
  • Performed extensive research about currency trading and read dozens of books on currency trading, e.g., The Master Swing Trader, The Candlestick Course, Trading Rules: Strategies for Success, and FOREX Patterns and Probabilities
  • My simple principle will make a person a successful savvy trader: "Stand against the crowd, but do not go against the market."
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Finance - Gpa 393
BS
Bachelor of Science
Finance, Real Estate, Mathematics & Communications, Gpa 40
7

Currency Trader

Successfully apply knowledge of macroeconomic effect on currency and national economy.

  • Actively update, criticize and analyze financial reports, world economic news and markets
  • Practicing investing in foreign exchange (FOREX)
  • Successfully researched and planned marketing campaign to launch new line of headphone and smart watch
  • Actively coordinated with marketing teams to select model and planning for commercial photo-shoot
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Accounting
MBA
Finance
8

Commodities and Currency Trader

Responsible for closing a large number of individual sales of up to $200k per transaction.

  • Generate and receive an average of 30+ calls per day assessing leads, determining timeline, budget, and product of interest. Assess each client's investment needs to ensure repeat business.
  • Travel extensively to seek out new clients, and represent the company at nationwide trade shows. Created and implemented key tactics for successful client relations at trade shows, and groomed future revenue opportunities.
  • Head of shipping and inventory. Handle a high volume of sensitive shipments each week, keep inventory records current and up-to-date, all while accurately following federal regulations.
  • Developed new areas of revenue for the company including diamond and currency trading through intensive market research and training courses.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
Audio Engineering
9

Equity / Currency Trader

Brought FX/ Global Macro Perspective and Derivatives/Options experience to a predominantly Equity trading firm.

  • Part of 3-member team actively managing private hedge fund portfolio of $20mAUM.
  • Conduct daily strategy discussion to review macro-market themes, sector themes, market trends, and equity specific fundamentals. Strategy also incorporates charting/technical/volume analysis.
  • Multi-Asset trading: Currencies, Commodities, […] Cap Size Equities, and International Market ETF's.
  • Tracking several simulated portfolios to build comparisons and models, in addition to managing live portfolio.
  • Market preparation includes analysis and review of economic releases, corporate earnings & guidance, and analyst commentary in order to determine performance characteristics such as: revenues; volumes; productivity; comparisons; and future growth outlooks.
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Biology
MBA
Finance And International Business
Finance (non-degree)
10

Currency Trader

Reads, analyzes, and successfully deciphers financial charts resulting in predictions rendering monetary gains.

  • Interprets news and world events translating them into financial predictions of a nation's economy.
  • Utilized self-education and research techniques to gather pertinent information to effectively apply in the market.
  • Developed skills in programming robot software for financial charts, instructed others on proven patterns of success via live internet, in person, and conference call training sessions while also having to "start over" at one point and learn a completely new method of trading.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
Science

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