Zak Mir started his career in the City as a derivatives broker in the 1990s, working for the likes of Sucden and Union Cal (later part of Man Group). From 2000, and the arrival of the Dotcom boom, he became a technical analyst at Shares Magazine. He has since written for Yahoo! Finance, the Investors Chronicle and Spectator Money. His recent focus has been growth companies on the UK stock market via Share-Talk.com, and via his 15,000 strong Twitter following @ZaksTradersCafe.