Rodrigo Villela is Trading Manager for an international trading company based in Mexico City. He uses fxTrade on his job to hedge his company's exposure to volatile foreign currencies and silver, and even to make speculative gains for his company with some of its excess cash flow.
Forex Trader Stories
Learning forex? Remember that there's no typical story.
Some trade full time, others part time, and others on-the-job. Some traders follow their gut instincts; others use 100% automated programs running half a world away. These full-length interviews will show you that forex trading strategy is unique for every individual. What's your style?
Sean Porter turned a lifelong fascination with currencies into self-employment with his discovery of online forex trading in 2000, and has been trading forex full-time since his discovery of the carry trade in early 2005. Sean lives near New Orleans, and is a survivor of Hurricane Katrina and of occasional market storms.
James started trading forex with OANDA in 2002, going full-time in 2005. He is also a musician with his own recording studio. James focuses on EUR/USD, so lives on the European time zone even when at home in California. (He lives off and on in Switzerland to get a more normal sleep cycle, and is setting up an office there.)