Elvis Picardo

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Nationality: Canadian

Website: globalsec.com

Articles: 7

Biography

Elvis Picardo is a chartered financial analyst (CFA) and is Vice President-Research and a portfolio manager at Global Securities Corporation in Vancouver, Canada. He has more than ten years of experience as an analyst and market strategist, with numerous successful stock recommendations and investment strategies to his credit over this period.

He brings a global perspective to investment research and portfolio management, obtained through two decades of international capital markets experience across a broad spectrum of asset classes, including equities, fixed income, options, and currencies. Elvis holds the Certified Investment Manager designation, a Graduate Degree in Engineering and a Master's Degree in Management Studies. Opinions expressed here are his own. 

List of Articles

An Introduction To Dark Pools

Elvis Picardo discusses “Dark Pools” including their rationale, why they are used, the types found as well as the pros and cons of using them.

16 May, 2014 in Money Markets and Technical Analysis

The Perils of Program Trading

Elvis Picardo explains the hazards that can result from the increase in program trading and offers suggestions for reducing the adverse impact of a subsequent "flash crash"

06 Jun, 2014 in Day Trading & Scalping

Risk Reversals for Stocks using Calls and Puts

Elvis Picardo explains how stock options can be used to offset risk when trading and includes practical examples of how this is achieved

18 Jul, 2014 in Options and Equities

How The Forex "Fix" May Be Rigged

Elvis Picardo explains how it is possible to fix the rates even in a market the size of forex.

07 Nov, 2014 in Forex

The Worst Mistakes Beginner Traders Make

Elvis Picardo covers the key factors to consider for those new to trading and what to avoid when starting out.

06 Feb, 2015 in Getting Started

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