Kathy Lien’s Profile

KATHY LIEN – Managing Director, Founding Partner


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.

AUTHOR OF:

Beginner – Little Book of Currency Trading    
The Little Book of Currency Trading is the perfect introduction to the forex market for investors looking to get a taste of how the largest market in the world works. Written in an easy to understand tone with some practical approaches, this book is designed for people who have no clue what pips, stops and lots mean. This book features interviews with 12 successful individual traders. We have found 12 people who have hit it big trading for themselves. These are not hedge fund managers or employees of big money center banks, but regular people who started with as little as $1,000 and turned that into six- to seven-figure fortunes. These people come from all walks of life, live all over the world and trade a variety of electronic markets. Some of the traders focus on equities, others on futures or foreign exchange. We convinced them to share their stories and tell us how they got started, their best and worst trades, their number one rule of trading, and the many lessons that they have learned through their experience.

Millionaire Traders: How Everday People are Beating Wall Street at its Own GameThis book features interviews with 12 successful individual traders. We have found 12 people who have hit it big trading for themselves. These are not hedge fund managers or employees of big money center banks, but regular people who started with as little as $1,000 and turned that into six- to seven-figure fortunes. These people come from all walks of life, live all over the world and trade a variety of electronic markets. Some of the traders focus on equities, others on futures or foreign exchange. We convinced them to share their stories and tell us how they got started, their best and worst trades, their number one rule of trading, and the many lessons that they have learned through their experience.

Intermediate – Day Trading and Swing Trading the Currency Market (second edition)
Designed for both the advanced and novice trader, Day Trading and Swing Trading the Currency Market contains something for everyone. It touches on the major FX market basics or currency characteristics that all traders―particularly day traders―need to know, and contains actionable information on which you can base some of your trading strategies