John Russell

Expertise: Market analysis, trading, forex
Location: Idaho Falls, Idaho


  • John Russell is an expert in market analysis and forex trading
  • John is also the co-founder and co-owner of JSWeb Solutions, a web-design firm
  • He is a former management and startup consultant


John Russell is a small business owner and an experienced web developer with over 20 years of experience. For The Balance he has contributed articles and commentary on domestic and foreign and domestic markets and forex trading, a field he covered for nearly five years.

Prior to his current role, John worked in management consulting, startup consulting, and website planning. In the past, he has freelanced for Google and served as the vice president and director of SEO for a mid-sized, U.S.-based company. John transformed his decades of experience into his own web development agency, JSWeb Solutions, which he co-owns with his wife.

About The Balance

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