Mike Baghdady is a 33-year veteran of the global financial markets, spending the pinnacle of his career as Head Trader on the New York Board of trade trading floor until its merger with the InterContinental Exchange. A key market analyst, syndicated columnist and commentator for financial television stations, Mike began his career in New York as an apprentice to Alan Shaw, President of the Market Technicians Association 1974-75 and widely considered to be the father of modern Technical Analysis learning. Mike won the World of Trading 2009 live trading competition in Frankfurt. He now runs the London-based trading school Training Traders (www.trainingtraders.com).
Retiring Ferguson CEO Frank Roach and his successor Kevin Murphy talk about the seamless leadership transition, the company’s future and views on the current marketplace. Read more stories in 2017 May Issue.