Linda Firth - Profile

Linda Firth

Financial Services Marketing Director

Linda F. offers a different angle on trading and investment. Her extensive financial services regulation background combined with her passion for trading CFDs and Forex gives her a unique perspective on the industry. Using her expertise in the regulatory framework surrounding trading and ... more


Securities and Investment Institute
2005 / 2006
Investment Administration Qualification
Chartered Insurance Institute
2001 / 2003
Financial Planning Certificates
York University
1994 / 1997

Work Experience

Compliance Consultant
December 1999 - July 2008 (8 years 9 months)

Reviewed Fund Management, Pricing and Administrative functions of AVIVA's Collective Investment Schemes against internal and regulatory standards.

Represented compliance department on projects, providing regulatory advice and analysis.

Produced reports for the Executive Board, Regulators, and Auditors.  

Provided training and mentoring for individuals studying for the Financial Planning Certificates. 


A Map of Forex Traders: Where Are the 9.6 Million Online Traders?
Linda Firth
Broker Notes

Modern technology has made trading accessible to a broader base of traders. Brokers have developed easy to use, online trading platforms that have simplified the process of trading, and made it available from almost anywhere in the world.

In fact, 9.6 million people around the world are now online traders: that’s 1 in every 781 people.

Update on CFD Leverage Regulatory Changes
Linda Firth

In December 2016, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) announced their proposals to tighten the rules around selling contracts for difference (CFDs). These complex and highly leveraged financial instruments have become extremely easy for retail investors to access in recent years. This has raised concerns that consumers are not being properly informed and are therefore not adequately prepared for the risks involved.

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Stocks I follow

DFEIX Delaware Foundation Equity Fund Institutional Cl
DTBRX Prudential Total Return Bond Fund Inc. Class R
HLESX The Hartford Global Research Fund Class R4

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