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Rise of the Female Trader


New data from CityIndex shows a dramatic rise in female traders, key highlights of the data include:

  • 1000%+ Rise in Female Traders in 10 Years
  • The most popular occupations of City Index’s top female traders include house wives, teachers, secretariesand those working in administration
  • One of City Index’s most successful female traders, a 51-year-old living in Surrey in the UK, has profited just over £1,200,000 to date (May 2012)
  • A 19-year old Shop Assistant – their youngest active female trader – has made a total profit of £11,222 whilst a Contract Teacher earning £32,000 a year has profited over £158,000 with her account

For the full description of the stats behind this graph go to the CityIndex website here.

 Female Trading Infographic



My name is Derek, and I have my Bachelors Degree in Finance from Grand Valley State University. After graduation, I was not able to find a job that fully utilized my degree, but I still had a passion for Finance! So, I decided to focus my passion in the stock market. I studied Cash Flows, Balance Sheets, and Income Statements, put some money into the market and saw a good return on my investment. As satisfying as this was, I still felt that something was missing. I have a passion for Finance, but I also have a passion for people. If you have a willingness to learn, I will continue to teach.

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