Our expert speakers have extensive experience of working in financial markets and will guide you through every aspect of spread betting.
David joined us as chief market strategist in 2007, and has worked in financial markets for over 15 years, having qualified as a technical analyst in 1995.
He has created and runs a wide range of educational programmes for private and institutional investors, covering the basics of financial markets as well as more advanced short- and medium-term strategies.
David is a respected market commentator, and a regular contributor to media organisations such as the BBC, Sky News, ITN, CNN, Bloomberg and CNBC.
You can follow David's insight and analysis on Twitter at @DavidJones_IG.
Chris joined us as a market analyst in 2010.
Before joining the company in 2010, he worked in the not-for-profit sector and later joined a small financial and media group as a financial researcher, writing daily stock market reports and contributing to several other websites monitoring small-cap and PLUS-quoted stocks.
You can follow Chris's comments on shares, forex, commodities and more on Twitter at @ChrisB_IG.
Brenda is a qualified financial advisor and technical analyst who joined us in 2012.
Her expertise lies in forex and fixed income with over ten years corporate Treasury experience in Ireland and continental Europe. She has developed a variety of educational courses for traders in Ireland and the UK, with an emphasis on simple strategies that employ technical analysis and sound risk management.
Brenda is also a regular market commentator to a broad range of media outlets, such as Bullbearings, Investor Online, Bloomberg, CNBC, Sky News and RTE.
You can follow Brenda’s insights on Twitter at @BrendaKelly_IG.
Alastair McCaig has worked in the City for over 15 years. After seven years trading equities, bonds and currencies in the investment management arena, he chose to specialise in derivatives.
Alastair has regularly appeared on all the major TV channels over the last few years, including the BBC, Bloomberg, CNBC and Sky News. He is also a frequent contributor to the written press.
You can follow Alastair’s analysis of the markets on Twitter at @AMcCaig_IG.
After graduating with a degree in economics, David started his career in the City in 2007. He has worked as a dealer over the last few years, covering a large range of asset classes such as forex, equities, futures and options.
David joined us as a market commentator in 2012.
You can follow David’s thoughts on currency, commodity, share and other market movements on Twitter at @DavidMadden_IG.
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