SOURCE: Currensee Inc.


December 01, 2009 07:00 ET

Currensee Announces Shaun Downey as Chief Market Analyst

Leading Forex Analyst and Trader to Provide Social Analysis & Industry Commentary

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - December 1, 2009) - Currensee Inc. (, the first Forex trading social network that connects traders from around the world based on real-time trades, has announced the addition of veteran Forex industry expert Shaun Downey as the company's Chief Market Analyst. In his position at Currensee, Mr. Downey will share his knowledge of both the fundamental and technical Forex arena to provide commentary, insight and trading strategies to the Currensee trader network and the Forex industry at large. Mr. Downey will also leverage Currensee Market Watch, the first real-time social sentiment indicator that shows what traders are doing based on actual trades, to provide new insights on Forex sentiment and volume. He will be sharing this analysis in regular blog posts and market commentaries on the Currensee platform, blog ( and in a variety of other news and content channels.

"I'm delighted to be joining the Currensee revolution," shares Shaun Downey on his new appointment. "Currensee offers a unique link between the professional and retail arenas with a rare common denominator. The platform offers transparency and a fresh new way to analyze the market based on what the community is doing now, which, I am convinced, will change the tools Forex traders are using and the way they look at the market. The opportunities are really exciting."

Shaun Downey is a leading Forex technical analyst, trader, mentor and author. In his roles as Technical Analyst at CQG ( and Founder of (, he is the provider of technical commentaries, education and mentoring programs for the professional and retail trading arenas. At i-traders, Shaun is responsible for Spot Forex, posts educational and relevant Forex content on a daily basis and hosts a real-time chat room where members can exchange trading ideas and recommendations as the market develops throughout the day. He is also the author of "Trading Time - New Methods in Technical Analysis" (, an in-depth step-by-step book that highlights some of the studies he has created over the years and focuses on timing trades and managing risk and expectation using highly sophisticated tools for back and stress testing, statistical analysis and optimization.

Shaun Downey has played a variety of roles trading and brokering for leading financial institutions globally. He has worked for Fulton Prebon trading Bond Futures, and while in Australia headed trading for AFP, specializing in stock options and convertible note arbitrage, while advising and trading the groups' global interest rate and currency exposure. While at Reuters, he was part of the design and launch team of the Globex platform. Mr. Downey is an active member of the Currensee trader network and also provides select mentoring services, contributes content to the forum and posts on Twitter @Shaun_Downey.

About Currensee:

Currensee brings trust and transparency to retail Forex trading. The Currensee social trading network connects retail Forex traders from around the world, so they can share and collaborate on actual trading information in real-time. The unique Currensee social indicators aggregate the wisdom of the network and provide a new approach to Forex market analysis and trade decision-making. Currensee supports a wide variety of Forex brokers (, and education partners (and is a member of the National Futures Association. Currensee is funded by North Bridge Venture Partners and the company is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts. For more information, visit us at Follow us on Facebook ( and Twitter (

Contact Information

  • For more information, please contact:
    Lora Kratchounova
    lora.kratchounova (at)