Barbara Rockefeller is an international economist and trader specializing in foreign exchange. Ms. Rockefeller was the senior risk manager in the International department at Citibank prior to starting a newsletter business in 1990. Before this, she was in the Treasury division with a specialization in foreign exchange. At the beginning of Ms. Rockefeller's career in banking, she completed credit training and was a loan officer in the Multinational division at Manufacturers Hanover Trust. Ms. Rockefeller is the author of four books: Technical Analysis for Dummies, The Global Trader, CNBC 24/7--Trading Around the Clock, Around the World, and How to Invest Internationally. She also authors two newsletters, Daily Currency Briefing and Daily Futures Report, as well as writing for finance-oriented magazines like Active Trader, Currency Trader, and Stocks, Futures and Options. Ms. Rockefeller earned a BA in economics from Reed College and an MA in international affairs from Columbia University.