Around the World in 365 Days
Traders Magazine, October 2004
After a quarter century as a derivatives and currency trading executive, Peter Feuerstein is today an international man. He grew up in Sweden but is at home in many different cultures. A Swedish and British citizen who married an American woman - who also has British citizenship Feuerstein has United States resident status. He now lives with his family in Mamaroneck, New York. He is a linguist who speaks all Scandinavian languages as well as French, German and English. He even speaks a bit of Hungarian. A facility with languages has been helpful for Feuerstein, who counts as his hobbies international politics and traveling. He has had years of experience trading derivatives, currencies and even bonds. Today, he does consulting and some trading in stock index futures and foreign exchange for himself. Feuerstein graduated with an MBA from the University of Lund in Sweden in 1978. He came to the U.S. as a trainee at a commodities house in Chicago for two years. Feuerstein began with Conticurrency in Chicago and was later offered a full-time job. He transferred to New York, where he became an assistant vice president arbitraging cash and futures markets.
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