Mr. Thompson has been involved in the financial markets since the 1990s. He began his career as an equity trader and earned his Series 6, 63, and 7 (NASD) licenses in the process.
After a great deal of success in equities, he transferred his trading skills to the currency markets. Mr. Thompson believes the foundation of his success in the financial markets has been sound risk management. He believes the ability to control risk is of paramount importance in not only executing a successful trading strategy, but also in managing a successful business. Mr. Thompson earned a finance degree from Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.