Eddie Tofpik, Head of FX, ADM Investor Services
Eddie Tofpik started from school in the City of London as a Warrants Clerk for LME Metals traders Transworld Metals in 1980. Realising the potential the City had in the early 1980s for growth of the financial services sector and recognising his natural savvy as a market trader in his youth in Petticoat Lane in London could be an advantage, he developed his career through Bullion trading at Mocatta & Goldsmid; Energy, Agricultural, Softs, Metals Futures and Options at Gerald Commodities, Foreign Exchange at Dean Witter plus FX, Futures, Equity and Fixed Income at Capcom. By 1990 he had traded or brokered with international clients all these products and he had expertise enough to have managed trading desks in all of them plus having a temporary secondment to Chicago setting up trading and brokerage operations for London based clients.
In 1991 he joined Esprit Brokers Limited (the precursor to ADMISI) with the idea to develop FX and LME metals business. He started the 24 Hours Foreign Exchange Desk of which after 25 years he still continues to lead successfully as Head of FX at ADMISI. In 1984 he was introduced by colleagues and friends to Technical Analysis and has been an avid practitioner of the Art ever since. Eddie is a Member of The Society of Technical Analysts in the UK and an Affiliate of the Market Technicians Association of the US. He is also a Member of ACI-UK (the FX dealers association) and the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment. He was nominated for ‘Best Video or Podcast’ in the Forex Best Awards 2016 by FXStreet.com
At ADMISI, Eddie produces and publishes ‘Eddie’s Crayons…’, a monthly Technical Analysis review of FX and selected commodity futures markets. Additionally, he is a regular commentator on FX with CME London’s YouTube channel plus guest’s on TipTV, FX Street’s ‘Live Analysis Room’ and Voice America’s ‘Engage with Andy Busch’ radio show. He has also spoken at many international conferences and seminars on Foreign Exchange. Eddie is a visiting lecturer at the University of Essex, teaching the section on FX for the short Masters level course – Financial Trading Analysis (‘FTA’).