Jasper Lawler

Jasper Lawler

Jasper Lawler has accumulated over twelve years of experience in the financial industry. He held positions as Senior Market Analyst at City of London-based CMC Markets, Client Relationship Manager at GAIN Capital and was a stockbroker for Westrock Advisors in Midtown Manhattan, New York (including during the 2008 financial crisis). His introduction to trading was as a proprietary Forex trader for FX Signs, a Hong Kong-based asset manager. Jasper has a bachelor’s degree in finance and economics from Lancaster University, England. He has held the FINRA Series 7 license for Financial Advisors and the National Futures Association (NFA) Series 34 license for Retail-Off Exchange Forex. He is also a Chartered Market Technician (CMT) charter holder.

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