Interview: Kathy Lien of BKForex.com by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan and Bruce Faber
Kathy Lien is managing director of FX Strategy for BK Asset Management and cofounder of BKForex.com. Lien has 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, she joined FXCM and started DailyFX.com, a leading online foreign exchange research portal. In 2008, Lien joined Global Futures & Forex 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, Lien is often quoted in The Wall Street Journal, Reuters, Bloomberg, and other leading news publications. She also appears regularly on CNBC and on Sky Business. Her extensive experience in developing trading strategies using cross-markets analysis and her edge in predicting economic surprises serve as key components of BK’s analytical techniques.
Stocks & Commodities Editor Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan and Staff Writer Bruce Faber interviewed Kathy Lien on July 12, 2012.