About The Team
Bill Hubard, Chief Economist
Bill Hubard joined the Morgan Guaranty Trust Company of New York in August 1971 as a bond trader, transacting one of the first trades in the original 30-year bond. Bill was later recruited by John Mack of F.S. Smithers to do risk arbitrage/mortgage-backed securities. The research team consisted of McCarthy-Crisanti-Maffei (MCM), with Robert Reid (Reid Thunberg) and Larry Kudlow (CNBC) as economists. Bill formed MaxCor (1978) with Bruce Maxwell to do US government/Treasury repurchase agreement as one of the first government repurchase agreement brokers in New York and for 7 years was the repo broker for Salomon Brothers and John Merriwether. He subsequently helped execute the first asset swap between Citicorp and Detroit Edison in 1981.
Bill moved to London in January 1987 to run the Asset-Liability group for RZB-Austria, using this as a springboard to move to the Italian swaps book at ICAP with Michael Spencer. From 1995, Bill moved into teaching, delivering courses at the LIFFE and LSE before being contacted by Michael Bloomberg in 1997 to setup and run the in-house training program. Less than 2 years later, Bill was asked to give a series of training lectures to the fledgling Bloomberg TV operation and joined the team for non-farm payrolls in November 1999 resulting in the conception of Bill Hubard at the Bloomberg Big Board. This was followed by a 2-year stint with CNBC-TV (Europe) as an economics commentator. In 2007, Bill spent 7 months writing the market research report 'Financialization of Commodities' for the IFR/ThomsonReuters (May 2007-November 2007).
Bill has since joined Markets.com as the Chief Economist. He also serves as a regular guest on Bloomberg-TV (London/Mumbai/Istanbul), BBC World Service, and France 24.
Thierry Cohen - Market Specialist
Thierry Cohen has been active in the financial market for over 13 years. His experience in the global market has allowed him to accumulate keen understanding of the stock market. Thierry began his career in the banking sector, before collaborating with a number of professional brokers in London and then specializing, in the late 90s, in chart and technical analysis, focusing on indices, equities and currencies.
Thierry currently works at Markets.com as a trainer and analyst for the French-speaking market. He also holds regular conferences and seminars on trading, in France and abroad.
Jonathan Miller - Market Specialist
Jonathan Miller has multiple years of experience in the financial markets, with specializations in Currency Instruments and Bonds. Jonathan holds a degree in economics and has passed both the Series 7 and Series 55 securities examinations. He instructs clients on the keys to unlocking their success by emphasizing topics such as technical analysis, fundamental analysis, and psychology while promoting a disciplined approach to risk management.