Mercedes Oestermann van Essen is an active trader and author and a thought leader in the field of trading psychology. She has traded her own account since 2001 trading stocks, FX and commodities.

Mercedes has written “The Buddhist Trader” and other books on the psychology of trading, behavioural finance and crowd psychology. Her unique perspective merges the teachings of the wisdom traditions with the latest insights in neuro science and quantum physics.

She teaches innovative, creative techniques to empower traders and investors to trade in harmony with themselves and with the markets, instead of fighting against the markets,