Andrew Hecht

  • Writings and analysis can be found on numerous market-based websites including Seeking Alpha and CQG
  • Lectures at colleges and universities
  • Has contributed to Traders Magazine and Barron's
  • Hosts a biweekly radio show, The Commodities Hour with Andy Hecht, on Tuesdays and Thursdays on www.tfnn.com 

Experience

Andrew Hecht is a former writer for The Balance who covered investing and commodities. Over the last three decades, he's researched, structured, and executed some of the largest trades ever made involving significant quantities of precious metals and bulk commodities.

Hecht consults for companies involved in producing, consuming, and trading commodities. He has spent more than two decades on the trading desk of Phillip Brothers, which ultimately became part of Citigroup. He went on to work with a number of banks, hedge funds, and traders in the world of commodities. 

Hecht has worked directly with the United Nations and with the legendary trading group, Phibro.

He earned his Bachelor of Arts in English Language and Literature from State University of New York at Albany.

Awards and Publications

About The Balance and Dotdash

The Balance makes personal finance easy to understand. It is home to experts who provide clear, practical advice on managing your money. Whether you’re looking to invest, buy a home, save for retirement, or achieve another financial goal, The Balance will answer your questions with straightforward personal financial advice.

The Balance is part of the Dotdash publishing family. For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the internet, according to comScore, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population every month. Most recently, Dotdash was named Publisher of the year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.