Alex Spiroglou is a quasi-systematic, cross asset proprietary trader. His research and trading focus on developing a multi-disciplinary approach that includes intermarket (cross asset), CoT, sentiment and pattern strategies. Since 1998, Mr. Spiroglou has created an extensive database of cross asset relationships and proprietary Cross Market Indicators (CMIs). He is the founder and managing director of Trading Training & Development Ltd., a firm focused on training institutional traders on technical trading and private investors wishing to proceed to professional trading, via the firm’s flagship product the “Proprietary Trader Career Development Program.”
Prior to launching Trader T&D, he was an investment manager for Odin Capital Management (an FSA regulated global, macro fund). Before that, Mr. Spiroglou was a proprietary trader for Futex Proprietary Trading & Investment and was previously researching and developing cross asset (intermarket) trading strategies for the Ulysses Global Macro Hedge Fund (listed on the ISE). He is also currently the founding chairman of the London Chapter of the Market Technicians Association (MTA), a member of the advisory board of the MTA Educational Foundation (MTAEF). The MTAEF aims at introducing technical analysis to academic institutions and universities globally.
Mr. Spiroglou holds a Bsc in banking and international finance from Cass Business School in London; the Certified Financial Technician designation by the International Foundation of Technical Analysis; the Diploma of Technical Analysis by the Australian Technical Analysts Association; the Investment Management Certificate by the UK Society of Investment Professionals; Market Maker/Trader license by the Athens Derivatives Exchange; and an Investment Consultant license from the Hellenic Capital Markets Commission.