Who is “The Trader Guy?”

I am Christopher Lewis, also know as “The Trader Guy”, a professional analyst and trader. I am featured at such places as FX Empire, Daily Forex, Investing.com, and many others. I have been in the markets since 2006, and have traded both my own money, and for others. In this simple blog, I look to help others with my analysis on the various markets that I follow. I hope you enjoy your stay, and that you return often.

Please keep in mind that these analysis pieces are my opinion, but not necessarily trading advice. Also, make sure to never trade or risk more than you can afford to.

  • Non-Farm Payroll. Why it shouldn’t be traded.

    Non-Farm Payroll. Why it shouldn’t be traded.

    The Non-Farm Payroll announcement is a highly anticipated economic indicator that is released on the first Friday of every month. While many traders look to profit from this event, there are several pitfalls that traders should be aware of. Here are some of the risks associated with trading the Non-Farm Payroll announcement: Now, let’s elaborate […]


  • My worst trade ever.

    My worst trade ever.

    My worst Forex loss ever happened in the GBP/JPY currency pair, where I lost a total of $2,400. I was a new trader at the time, and I had heard that this pair was known for its volatility, which I thought would be perfect for me to make a quick profit. I was wrong. Very […]


  • MACD for FX Traders.

    MACD for FX Traders.

    MACD (Moving Average Convergence Divergence) is a technical indicator that is often used by currency traders to identify trends and potential buy or sell signals in the market. The indicator consists of two lines, the MACD line and the signal line, which are calculated using the difference between a short-term and a long-term moving average. […]