Joe Marwood is a seasoned trader and investor specialising in stock trading, stock investing, forex trading and trading systems. He worked as a professional futures trader in London, England, before starting up his own private investment fund in 2012. He now trades a global portfolio of equities using a range of systematic and discretionary methods. Marwood began his career day trading the FTSE 100 future and German Bund and he worked right through the financial crisis of 2008/2009. He has a passion for building mechanical trading strategies and uses a blend of fundamental and technical analysis to find low-risk investment opportunities and short-term trades. He was taught by the former head of trading at a leading German investment bank and is also an established financial writer, Udemy course instructor, author of a book on stock trading, and a regular Seeking Alpha contributor.