Dave Floyd is an analyst and professional trader, specializing in technical analysis and global fundamentals. He holds a bachelors degree in Economics from Northeastern University in Boston and will begin his MBA at Oxford University (Said Business School) in January 2010.
Dave has nearly two decades of experience in the financial markets. He landed his first trading position in 1993 when he joined the fixed income & FX desk of Standard Chartered Bank. The following year his focus shifted to equities, and he would spend the next eight years trading on a proprietary equities desk.
In 2002 Dave started his own niche FX firm, Aspen Trading Group. Since then, Aspen Trading Group has grown from a pure prop trading firm to one that provides FX research and analytics to institutional and retail clients worldwide. Dave’s market commentary and analysis has been published in Active Trader Magazine, Futures & SFO as well as several appearances on Bloomberg television and CNBC.
In 2008 Aspen Trading Group was nominated for Best Institutional FX Research & Strategy by The Technical Analyst Magazine in London.