Meet Our Team
Kathleen Brooks, Research Director
Kathleen Brooks is the UK and EMEA research director at FOREX.com based in London. She uses both fundamental and technical methods in her analysis. She provides daily research and market updates as well as a weekly webinar on market themes. She is a regular contributor to Yahoo Finance, Reuters Great Debate Blog as well as a host of other international publications. She is often quoted in the global financial press and is a regular contributor on business TV including CNBC and CNBC Arabia.
She started her career in finance at BP where she worked first as a business analyst in its trading division and then as a trading analyst in its foreign exchange dealing room. Prior to joining Forex.com she was a financial features writer for City A.M. Kathleen holds an undergraduate degree in English Language and Classical Civilization from Trinity College Dublin, and a Master’s of Science from The Graduate School of Journalism at Columbia University.
Matt Weller, Senior Technical Analyst
Matt Weller is a Senior Technical Analyst on FOREX.com’s research team. Matt creates regular research reports focusing on technical analysis of the forex, equity and commodity markets. In his research, Matt utilizes candlestick patterns, classic indicators, and Fibonacci analysis to anticipate potential market moves.
In addition to his regular research reports, he has discovered a passion for teaching others about trading and has conducted over 1200 educational webinars on different aspects of trading and trading psychology. His analysis has been quoted in the Financial Times, Reuters, MarketWatch, and the Wall Street Journal. Matt is a Chartered Market Technician (CMT) and a member of the Market Technicians Association.
Fawad Razaqzada, Technical Analyst
Fawad is FOREX.com’s technical analyst based in London. He entered the FX market in early 2010. Having graduated from Brunel University with a degree in economics, and mentored by some of the industry’s leading experts, he has an excellent understanding of the fundamental drivers of the markets. But it is his unique ability to predict price moves using technical analysis that has made him popular amongst his peers.
Fawad is regularly quoted in the leading financial publications such as the Wall Street Journal, Reuters, Market Watch, FT and Associated Press. On a day to day basis, Fawad produces and delivers market commentary and research for FOREX.com, with an emphasis on technical analysis.
James Chen, Chartered Market Technician (CMT)
James Chen, Chartered Market Technician (CMT), has been a financial market trader and analyst for nearly two decades. He is the author of the books, "Essentials of Foreign Exchange Trading" (John Wiley and Sons, 2009) and "Essentials of Technical Analysis for Financial Markets" (John Wiley and Sons, 2010), as well as author/speaker for the instructional video series, "High-Probability Trend Following in the Forex Market."
James has appeared on CNBC, Bloomberg TV, Reuters, Dow Jones, and Forbes, among many other financial news outlets, and has also been featured as an expert mentor on the widely-acclaimed “Trading Academy” show, where he trained and mentored numerous traders in a high-stakes trading competition. James issues daily analysis of the financial markets, authors frequent articles on trading strategies, and is a featured speaker at major trading seminars and conferences.