Meet Steve Miley


Steve Miley

Senior Writer

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Steve Miley has won numerous awards from Technical Analyst Magazine, including "Best Independent Fixed Income" and "Best FX Research." As a Member of the Society of Technical Analysts, Steve holds a Masters Degree in Politics, Philosophy & Economics from Lincoln College, Oxford University.

Steve’s previous positions include director of the FX Technical Analysis Research Strategy team at Credit Suisse; and 15 years with Merrill Lynch — 10 years as a technical analyst and five years in fixed-income sales.

As lead writer for the U.K. Annual Review, Steve exhaustively tests top online brokerages in the U.K. and analyses their offerings for both everyday and advanced investors. In addition to his work on U.K. share dealing research for, Steve is the founder of The Market Chartist, where he provides market research for institutional clients. Steve also contributes daily market editorial for

Steve lives near Cambridge in the U.K. with his wife and three sons.

Latest Articles


Best UK Trading Platforms 2023

Choosing the right online broker for you is important; fees, investment options, trading tools, market research and educational materials vary among U.K. share dealing brokers. See our top picks.


IG Review

IG delivers a winning share dealing experience with an excellent online trading platform, user-friendly trading app, relatively low rates, and outstanding trading tools and research.


Best Stock Trading Apps UK 2023

The best UK mobile trading apps appeal to all levels of trading skill — beginner, active trader, and longer-term investor. Check out our top picks here.


Saxo Markets Review

Saxo Markets offers U.K. residents a great share dealing experience by combining the robust SaxoTraderGO trading platform with over 30,000 international products to trade across 40 global exchanges.


Interactive Investor Review

Interactive Investor, or ii, is a good choice for investors who want research reports and in-house recommendations for funds. But the broker’s fees, platforms, and tools trail competitors.


eToro Review

eToro’s zero-commission stock trades, user-friendly platform and robust copy-trading option make it an attractive choice of broker; but research and range of investments trail some of its competitors.


FinecoBank Review

FinecoBank is a great share dealing option for both active and passive traders, with a broad range of investment options. A substandard offering of educational materials causes it to fall short.


Trading 212 Review

Trading 212 offers low-cost trading without lots of bells and whistles. Though tools, research and scope of investments are limited, its user-friendliness and pricing may make an attractive option.


Interactive Brokers UK Review

Professional traders are brilliantly serviced with the trading tools, range of investments, and capabilities of Interactive Brokers. Less-experienced traders can take advantage of the low commissions.


Freetrade Review

Freetrade's low-cost, commission-free model allows trading of fractional shares with a user-friendly mobile trading app, and good-quality educational offerings. However, there is no online platform.

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