About the Author
Gary Dorsch, editor of the Global Money Trends newsletter
Background and Experience
Worked on the trading floor of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange for nine years as the chief Financial Futures Analyst for three clearing firms, Oppenheimer Rouse Futures Inc, GH Miller and Company, and a commodity fund at the LNS Financial Group, members of the CME and CBOT.
Gathered news and information from trading pits and newswire sources on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, and telexed daily and weekly analysis of foreign exchange, global interest rates, gold and other commodities to clients in Hong Kong, London, the Middle East, and dozens of commodity trading advisers across the United States. After the closing bell, Mr Dorsch broadcast-ed a half-hour talk show on the financial markets to 40 customer branch offices around the United States via live hook-up from the trading pits of the Chicago Merc.
From 1981 through 1988, Mr Dorsch was widely quoted in more than 400 newspaper articles, including the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, Investor's Business Daily, the Chicago Tribune, Barrons', Newsweek, and the American Banker magazine. He was interviewed on dozens of occasions on the Financial News Network with Sue Herrera, discussing trends in foreign currencies and interest rates, and spoke on local Chicago radio stations. He was also tape-interviewed for CNN's MoneyLine with Lou Dobbs on several occasions, discussing foreign currencies and S&P 500 stock index futures. (click on hyper-links to articles, located below).
Worked on the domestic and foreign equities trading desk for Charles Schwab and Company, the largest discount broker in the United States, for eleven years. Gained extensive knowledge in computerized trading systems, and serviced a wide array of retail and institutional customers in the US and overseas. As a transactional broker for Charles Schwab's Global Investment Services department, he handled thousands of customer trades in 45 stock exchanges around the world, including Australia, Canada, Japan, Hong Kong, the Euro zone, London, Toronto, Mexico, and New Zealand.
Wrote a weekly newsletter called, "Foreign Currency Trends" for Charles Schwab's Global Investment department, featuring "Inter-market" technical analysis, to understand the dynamic inter-relationships between the foreign exchange, global bond and stock markets, and commodities. Particular attention is paid to central bank jawboning and intervention, designed to influence trader psychology. Mr Dorsch has a collection of thousands of charts, displaying the chronological history and inter-relationships of the global money markets from 2000 until the present time.
Mr. Dorsch has been an active trader in foreign exchange, US high grade and corporate junk bonds, financial futures contracts, gold stocks, ADR's, and a wide range of US equities and options over the past 28 years. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Arizona State University, as a Sun-Devil from Tempe, Arizona.
He is married to his wife Beth, (his infotech expert), both raising two children Rachel and Joshua. He left Charles Schwab and Company in September 2005, to work full-time for the SirChartsalot.com web site, to trade markets, and to write a book.
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