Kathy Lien


Bio

Kathy Lien is Managing Director and Founding Partner of BKForex. As an expert on G20 currencies, she is often quoted in the Wall Street Journal, Reuters, Bloomberg and other leading news publications. She also appears regularly on CNBC – US, Asia and Europe and on Sky Business. Kathy is the author of the best-selling book Day Trading and Swing Trading the Currency Market as well as The Little Book of Currency Trading and Millionaire Traders: How Everyday People Beat Wall Street at its Own Game.

Why the Japanese Yen Matters

Japan’s currency, the yen, is the third most commonly used currency in the world, behind the U.S. dollar and euro. …

Why the British Pound Matters

On a historical basis, the British pound is extremely important. It is the oldest currency in the world that is…

The Euro at 20: Why This Currency Matters

It is almost hard to believe that the euro is just over 20 years old. In the short span of…

What Happens When The U.S. Dollar Declines?

The U.S. dollar is the most important currency in the world and when it falls, everyone feels the ripples. Over…

If Stocks Go Cold, Which Currencies Benefit Most? 

Stocks hit record highs in April, but for the past few weeks, it has been a rocky ride.  The S&P…

The Trade War Hits Oil. Where Does Crude Go From Here?

This has been a great year for oil. The price of crude is up 30 percent from its December low…

Is the Dollar a Reliable Indicator for Gold in 2019?

Being a gold bull right now isn’t easy because there’s a good chance that the $1,343 high set back in…

Three Currencies to Watch in 2019

2018 was a phenomenal year for the U.S. dollar as the trade weighted Dollar Index rose more than 9 percent…

How a No Deal Brexit Impacts UK Stocks

Who would have thought that more than two years after Britain voted to leave the European Union, the UK and…

Why Currency Moves Matter for Gold And Base Metals

The correlation between the U.S. dollar and gold is well known.  Gold is priced in dollars so when there’s trouble…

Three Currencies to Watch in A Bear Market for Gold

Traditionally gold is supposed to perform well whenever political risks are high, trade tensions are escalated, or economic growth is…

Why the U.S. Dollar is Rising Amid Trade Tension

Trade wars and any steps to block free market activity are supposed to be bad for a currency.  But, instead…