Colin Twiggs writes the popular Trading Diary newsletter, with more than 150,000 subscribers. Blending analysis of the economy with technical and fundamental analysis of stocks, markets, commodities and currencies, Colin concentrates on the role of the Fed and banking credit as primary drivers of the economic cycle. His approach warned of the coming 2008/2009 bear market as early as January 2007.
Colin is also the co-founder of Incredible Charts, formed in the late 1990s to provide financial tools, data and education to DIY investors.
Born in Durban, South Africa in 1958, Colin qualified as a chartered accountant with KPMG before joining international investment bank Investec. After a career in a variety of trading and operational roles, he moved to Australia in 1998, to concentrate full-time on trading and investment.
Colin, his wife Gaye and four children live in SE Queensland. A keen golfer, he is also involved in surf lifesaving and competes in open water swimming events.
Outside of sport, Colin’s interests include history and preservation of our natural environment. He supports two major charities, the Leukemia Foundation and the World Wildlife Foundation, for whom Incredible Charts provide free advertising. He also finds time to write the Trading Diary newsletter and contribute to Gold, Stocks & Forex.