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Peter Ruud

Peter Ruud

Contributor since: 29 Sep 2010


Peter Ruud is a Technical Analyst with Informa Global Markets, a world-class international supplier of real-time news and analysis to market professionals in the fields of foreign exchange, sovereign fixed income and corporate bonds. He has been trading and analyzing the global markets for 10 years and is a Chartered Market Technician (MTA). His analysis is often seen in Reuters, Bloomberg and FXstreet.

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