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Women in Trading: Kim Krompass
Reposted in part from BluFx: https://blog.blufx.co.uk/women-in-trading-qa-kim-krompass

Women in Trading Kim Krompass
Kim Krompass is the founder of the Price Action Traders Institute (PATI) in San Francisco and has been trading for over fifteen years. In today’s Q&A for our Women in Trading series, we speak to her about her experiences in the trading industry, starting her website, and her advice to other female traders.


Women in Trading: Kim Krompass

Could you tell me a bit about how you began trading – and what interested you about it in the first place?

I am a California CPA and I owned a very successful high level CPA recruiting business from 1996 to 2001. I retired early from the company and from practicing as a CPA in 2001. I was too young to sit around. I have always been interested in the markets since I began practising as a CPA, but I never took the time to learn about them until 2001. I started trading stocks, then options and on to commodities. I eventually heard about forex in 2004 and ever since then that is where I focused my time and efforts.

What made you decide to start the Price Action Traders Institute?

I was different from 99% of the forex traders out there who believed the only way to make money was to trade the London session. Living in California meant I would have to either stay up all night or go to sleep while the sun was up and wake up 30 minutes before midnight and work through the night. I did it for a couple of years and it really took a toll on my health and my relationships.

I decided I had to figure out how to trade the NY session to get my health and my life back on track. And I did. I started teaching my own course/strategy for other forex traders called, “How to Trade the NY Session”. It all came to a head for me when I worked with three guys who had zero integrity or ethics (something I noticed was common in the online forex world). I no longer wanted to be associated with them and I left…

To continue reading the entire interview please go here: Women in Trading Interview continued here…

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