John Kicklighter is a currency analyst at the world's largest retail forex market maker, Forex Capital Markets LLC in New York. He writes a number of daily, weekly and ad hoc articles for DailyFX.com, FXCM's research branch, covering both fundamental and technical trends in the currency market. He also authors daily reports for FXCM clients highlighting potential range and event risk trades. John has been an active trader since the age of 17 and has traded stocks, financial futures, commodities, spot currency and options on all these instruments for his own account. John graduated with a bachelor's degree in finance and investment from Baruch College in New York.