Well-known financial industry analyst, James Chen has left Investopedia after three years to take up his new role at JPMorgan as Vice President. He will be the Head of Content Studio for the Wall Street Giant’s US Wealth Management division.
Chen is based in New York and spent the last two decades in the financial industry, spending most of his time with forex brokerage firms. The psychology-graduate started his career in 2000 as a trader and market analyst.
An Industry Veteran
As Finance Magnates earlier reported, he held the position of ‘Director, Trading & Investing’ at Forbes-owned Investopedia, the Wikipedia-like website focused on finance and economy-related subjects.
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Before moving to Investopedia, he had a couple of years stint at Forex.com, the trading brand owned and operated by GAIN Capital. There, he oversaw research and analysis of the financial markets. Prior to that, he was the Chief Technical Market Strategist at City Index, another GAIN Capital brand.
He spent a large part of his career educating people about the forex industry and authored two books, ‘Essentials of Foreign Exchange Trading’ and ‘Essentials of Technical Analysis for Financial Markets’, both published by John Wiley & Sons.
Moreover, he was the director of research and education at FDD for a little over a year where he distributed daily analysis on forex trading and conducted several seminars for both retail and institutional clients, according to his Linkedin. Furthermore, he spent five years working as the Chief Technical Market Strategist at a company called FX Solutions, which is another New Jersey-based foreign exchange broker.