Andrea Unger (Italy)
The ONLY 4-Time Winner of the World Cup Trading Championship® with 3 consecutive victories from 2008 to 2010, Andrea has been an independent trader since 2001 and focused on the development of trading systems.
Andrea Unger graduated with a cum laude in Mechanical Engineering in 1990 at the internationally known “Politecnico di Milano” and member of MENSA. Andrea became an independent trader in 2001 and focused on the development of trading systems.
In 2004, he attended a seminar by Larry Williams to improve his skills and one year later, he won the TopTraderCup in the Futures division with over 60% performance in 3 months. The same year he won the monthly Tcup organized by the Italian broker IwBank with over 50% in one month. These achievements allowed him to become honorary member of the “National Investment Consultant Organization” and to graduate “honoris causa” in “Portfolio Management and Asset Allocation”.
In 2006, he published his first book in Money Management. This book has been translated to simplified Chinese and published in 2014.
In 2008, Andrea became the first Italian trader to win the most famous trading championship all over the world -- The World Cup Trading Championships® in the Futures division with an astonishing 672%.
In 2009, Andrea became the first back to back winner of the competition in nearly 20 years, winning again with 115%.
In 2010, Andrea became the FIRST trader ever winning the competition three years in a row, ending first with 240% by trading the E-mini S&P 500, FDAX futures, Euro FX futures, Gold and crude oil futures. At the same competition, Andrea competed with 2 other accounts -- a highly aggressive account open to any electronic market showing opportunity (commodities, especially Gold and other metals, played an important role in these gains); and a WorldCupAdvisor account that focused on 4 forex pairs. These 2 accounts finished in 4th and 5th place respectively.
In 2012, he won the World Cup Trading Championship of Futures & Forex Trading® for the 4th time, becoming the ONLY 4-time winner of World Cup Trading Championship®.
Andrea is also a member of SIAT (Italian Technical Analysts Organization), a member society of IFTA (International Federation of Technical Analysts). He is part of the technical committee. A frequent speaker, Andrea has been invited to speak at several important financial events in Italy (Milan, Rimini, Rome), Germany (Aschaffenburg, Frankfurt, Lohr am Mein), Czech Republic (Prague), China (Shanghai, Hangzhou, Guangzhou, Shenzhen), Singapore, Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur), Dubai and New York.
Andrea’s skills are mostly related to the understanding of different markets and building trading systems to take advantage of this knowledge. Dax future, Gold and Crude Oil are his favorite markets, a newsletter with trading recommendations on these instruments has been running for some years now in Germany and is showing a roughly 300% performance on initial account.