Steen Jakobsen has more than 25 years of experience within the fields of proprietary trading and alternative investment. After finishing his studies in Economics at Copenhagen University in 1989, he started his career at Citibank N.A. Copenhagen from where he moved to Hafnia Merchant Bank as Director, Head of Sales and Options. In 1992, he joined Chase Manhattan in London as VP, Head of Scandinavian Sales, and then the Chase Manhattan Proprietary Trading Group. From 1995-1997 he worked as a Proprietary Trader and Head of Flow Desk at Swiss Bank Corp., London. In 1997, he became Global Head of Trading, FX and Options at Christiania (now Nordea) in New York until he joined UBS in New York in 1999 as the Executive Director in the Global Proprietary Group. He joined Saxo Bank in 2000 and after a brief departure to Limus Capital Partners, where he was Chief Investment Officer for two years, he returned to the bank in 2011 as Chief Investment Officer
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  • 2h
    abach abach
    The reason is a failing financial and respectively political system in the USA. I wonder why people always say the EU is worse than the US. They...
    Madjid Madjid
    Thanks for sharing your presentation , it was outstanding
    Look forward to the next one.
  • 21h
    joyninja joyninja
    At 35, I decided to learn trading, and then found myself learning economics, upon which I realized I know hardly anything about it. I had one class...
    TH_N TH_N
    That is the reason why we should invest on the education and training of human power. We may need some kinds of basic income guarantee, but it...
    LucaF LucaF
    Thanks Steen, very inspiring lecture, as always. It is so rare nowadays.
  • 1d
    johnnyw johnnyw
    Great article Steen.

    In reference to the comment, I like what Simon Black wrote on the media....

    "The Huffington Post, for example, cannot even mention Donald Trump without...
    joyninja joyninja
    Thanks for the response! Many people here were blindsided and baffled by Trump's rise. I only understand it a little better because I was raised in a...
    joyninja joyninja
    In terms of education, I think that prior to this election the MSM have done their best, but they are in a bubble they don't realize they...
  • 17 October
    M Shah M Shah
    Steen, Excellent view of the world in a few words...some really interesting points you make...on a sustainable basis zero rates make sense for a self sufficient economy...
    17 October
    Jim Earls Jim Earls
    When was there not 'helicopter money' since 2001? What would be news here?
    17 October
    M Shah M Shah
    A helicopter is quite a complicated machine to it really depends on who is flying it....
  • 20 October
    raddy raddy
    Great article - this is very concerning.....but wise for us all to plan ahead for the impacts of the predicted recessions. I have also been very...
    ResPartner ResPartner
    short & straight to the point...pure stuff....
    abach abach
    Do You really think the FED will increase the interest rate - not only in Dec but in the foreseeable future?
  • 14 October
    Pandorra Pandorra
    Hi Steen, you were exactly right in early Dec, 2015 in Moscow about Brazil and Russan stocks rally and US dollar weakening after Fed hike rate decision.
    15 October
    Klauss Klauss
    I agree with this opinion
    16 October
    Teofilo Teofilo
    @Steen, USD weakens in Q217 and the UK will try to weaken GBP to avoid risks of Brexit hard landing yet try to deal with increasing inflation...
  • 14 October
    fxtime fxtime
    I suspect retailers in the UK will dramatically feel the effects of imported cost inflation due to the ever diminishing buying power of sterling. Fuel inflation I...
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