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 immediately started working on Wall Street. This early start helped her earn more than 13 years of experience in the financial markets with a specific focus on G20 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.
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 years of market research in predicting economic data surprises serve as key components of BK's analytical techniques.
Kathy Lien, BK Asset Management provides insight to the euro ahead of Mario Draghi's ECB interest rate announcement.
Kathy Lien of BK Asset Management says there's a lack of confidence in the Fed as reflected by a weak dollar and benign stocks, and Jonathan Krinsky of MKM Partners is more interested in looking at the market reaction from Janet Yellen's testimony than the testimony itself.
The U.S. dollar soared to its highest level since October 2 on Thursday, but experts warn traders to get short ahead of next week's FOMC meeting.
As investors obsess over every headline from Greece, it's the debt crisis in Puerto Rico that could actually pose the greater risk, one trader says.
Financial crises are supposed to be good for gold. But the Greek crisis is lending little support to the yellow metal.
Currency expert Kathy Lien of BK Asset Management explains why the dollar will continue to surge--at least until September.