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Simon Watkins

Contributor since: 07 May 2019

Simon Watkins

Simon Watkins is a former senior FX trader and salesman, financial journalist, and best-selling author. He was Head of Forex Institutional Sales and Trading for Credit Lyonnais, and later Director of Forex at Bank of Montreal. He was then Head of Weekly Publications and Chief Writer for Business Monitor International, Head of Fuel Oil Products for Platts, and Global Managing Editor of Research for Renaissance Capital in Moscow. He has written extensively on oil and gas, Forex, equities, bonds, economics and geopolitics for many leading publications, and has worked as a geopolitical risk consultant for a number of major hedge funds in London, Moscow, and Dubai. In addition, he has authored five books on finance, oil, and financial markets trading published by ADVFN and available on Amazon, Apple, and Kobo.

Latest articles from Simon

  • Iran’s Trick To Sell Oil For A 30% Premium

    Published 19 May 2019 | viewed 10,662 times

    Given the U.S.’s deployment earlier this month of an aircraft carrier battle group to the Persian Gulf and comments that it may send up to…

  • The Battle For Control Over Iraq’s Oil

    Published 13 May 2019 | viewed 15,660 times

    Iraq regards the U.S.’s refusal to extend waivers for countries importing oil from Iran as a tacit endorsement for it to pump its own oil…

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    Published 07 May 2019 | viewed 42,476 times

    One key foreign policy goal of the current U.S. government is to initiate regime change in Iran by crippling its economy to such a degree…

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