Richard Lee is a currency analyst at Forex Capital Markets LLC (FXCM). He employs both fundamental models and technical analysis applications and contributes regularly to DailyFX, Yahoo Finance, and Comtex. Prior to joining the research team, Mr. Lee was one of the senior instructors for the FX Power Course, where he taught thousands of traders the basics of currency trading, technical analysis, and how to implement trading strategies. He has extensive experience in trading the spot currency markets, options, and futures. Mr. Lee previously traded FX, equity, and equity derivatives as well as worked for a private equity consortium. He received a BA in economics as well as a BS in French with an emphasis on international business from Pennsylvania State University.