Greg Secker was born in February 1975.He graduated in agricultural and food science from the University of Nottingham in 1997.Greg is a renowned entrepreneur, philanthropist, and international motivator. He began his career at Thomas Cook services and later ventured into foreign exchange business where he established the Virtual Trading Desk TM. It was the first online forex trading platform, and it allowed customers to get real-time quotes for foreign exchange transactions. The Mellon Financial Corporation later appointed him as its Vice President.
Greg Secker’s Companies
In 2003, Greg established the Knowledge to Action group which comprised of Learn to Trade, SmartCharts Software and Capital Index.
1.Learn To Trade
Learn to Trade is a global education company whose offices are in Manila, London, Sydney, and Johannesburg. It has educated over 200,000 people in workshops and seminars. In 2012 and 2013, Learn to Trade received the Best Educator award from World Finance Magazine. In 2015, it won the Best Forex Trader Training UK award. The firm has consistently received the Finance Review and Global Banking awards from 2015 to 2017.
It is a technology firm that simplifies trading by inventing the latest trading technologies. The company improves performance, functionality, and interactivity in various trading platforms. It enables customers to transact through simple clicks.
It is an award-winning brokerage firm that facilitates trade in Indices, Futures, CFD and Forex. The company provides clients with modern FX charting technology and order management tools that enable them to monitor their positions efficiently. In 2016, it received the best FOREX/STP* UK Broker award.
Indicators Used in Forex Trading
- Simple Moving Average (SMA): It is the mean currency value over a specific duration. There are long SMAs that last for 100 days and short SMAs that continue for 20 days.
- Exponential Moving Average (EMA): It is similar to SMA, but it is responsive to sudden price fluctuations.
- Stochastic Oscillator: It is used to quantify momentum.
Economic Calendars: They mark various financial events such as mergers.
Greg Secker established the Greg Secker Foundation in 2010.It aims at improving the livelihood of people from all over the world. The foundation has various programs such as the Early Childhood Development Program, Youth Mentoring Program, and The Christmas Basket Brigade. It mainly focuses on education, youth leadership, and life skills initiatives.