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James Helliwell

James Helliwell

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James Helliwell is the Chief Investment Strategist and Director of the Lex van Dam Trading Academy. He also serves as a CIO of various equity and fixed income funds where he employs the very techniques that he teaches. With over 10 years of experience in the financial markets, Helliwell has gained particular experience in global macro trading. He contributes his analysis of currencies, commodities, and equities whilst managing a personal portfolio of listed and private equity investments.

  • ā€¨Trading started as a hobby for Helliwell during university.
  • He started his career as an FX analyst specializing in systematic trading strategies.
  • He went on to gain further sales and trading experience as a derivatives broker while trading a global macro strategy on a personal basis.
  • He is a Co-Instructor of Investopedia Academy's "Research and Trade like the Pros."
  • He has lectured at many world-renowned institutions, including the London School of Economics.
  • He is quoted in several major news outlets, including the Financial Times, Reuters, and Bloomberg.
  • He has been featured in a number of media outlets including Bloomberg.
  • He regularly presents to financial audiences as head of trading at the Lex van Dam trading Academy.
  • He has appeared as a guest on Real Vision.