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Alpesh B. Patel

Alpesh Patel is co-founder of asset manager, Praefinium Partners and and has had over 200 columns on trading published by the Financial Times in his The Diary of an Internet Trader column. Alpesh is a former Visiting Fellow in Business at Corpus Christi College, Oxford University and a qualified barrister. He won the competition in the Financial Times to predict the value of the FTSE 100 over a 12 month period, coming within 0.5% of the final value. For Bloomberg TV he presented trading shows for three years.

Alpesh has lectured on trading in Beijing, Hong Kong, Singapore, Guatemala, Spain, Dubai and San Francisco, and his trading books have been translated into German, French, Russian, Thai, Korean and Polish. Alpeshs trading blog is available at

Past clients of Alpeshs company for customer acquisition include Barclays, Goldman Sachs, American Express, Merrill Lynch, HSBC and all the major spread betting companies.

Books by Alpesh B. Patel