Clem Chambers

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Clem Chambers
Born Clement Hadrian Chambers
England, United Kingdom
Nationality British
Occupation CEO of ADVFN
Website [1]

Clement Hadrian Chambers is a British entrepreneur, author and journalist, known for his involvement in ADVFN, formerly known as the Advanced Financial Network,[1] and for his financial and trading books and Jim Evans thriller series.

Business career

Chambers entered the early software industry where he was a pioneer of computer games, massively multiplayer games, multimedia and the Internet[verification needed].[2][3][4][5]

In 1989 Chambers co-founded On-line PLC. The company was amongst the first to develop both massively multiplayer internet games and CD-ROM boxed products.[6] In 1999 Chambers co-founded, and became director of, Akaei PLC, the games development and publishing subsidiary of On-line PLC.

Media and writing

Through his regular expert business analysis on global TV networks and columns in international publications, Clem has become one of the world’s favourite financial gurus.

Chambers is a frequent co-presenter on CNBC, CNBC Arabia and CNBC Europe.[7] He has been a market commentator on BBC News, Newsnight, BBC One, CNN, Al Jazeera, Sky News, TF1, Working Lunch, China’s Phoenix TV, Canada’s Business News Network and numerous US radio stations.[8][9][10][11][12][13][14]

He has appeared on ITV’s News at Ten and Evening News discussing recent failures in the banking system and featured prominently in the Money Programme's Credit Crash Britain: HBOS — Breaking the Bank [2] and on the BBC’s City Uncovered: When Markets Go Mad.[15]

Clem Chambers has written investment columns for Wired Magazine, which described him as a ‘Market Mavern’;[16] The Daily Telegraph,[17] The Daily Express and The Daily Mail,[18] and currently writes for Forbes,[19] Business Mirror,[20] Inversionista,[21] Index Trader, Gulf News[22] and YTE.

He was The Alchemist stock tipster in The Business for over three years and has been published in titles including: City A.M., Investors Chronicle, Traders Magazine, Stocks and Commodities, the Channel 4 website, SFO and Accountancy Age and has been quoted in many more publications including USA Today [23] and most of the main UK national newspapers.[24][25][26][27][28][29][30][31][32]

He also wrote a monthly spread betting column in gambling magazine Inside Edge for over a year.[33]

His first novel, a financial thriller called The Armageddon Trade, was published (No Exit Press) in 2009.[34] His second novel, The Twain Maxim, was published in 2010 [3] and the third book in the series, Kusanagi, was published in March 2011. The long-awaited follow up to Kusanagi, The First Horseman, was published in November 2012.

His recent financial books include the Amazon bestsellers 101 Ways to Pick Stock Market Winners,[35] A Beginner’s Guide to Value Investing, and The Death of Wealth, all published by ADVFN Books.

The Armageddon Trade

The Armageddon Trade (2009) (ISBN 978-1-84243-297-6) is a financial thriller by British entrepreneur and author Clem Chambers, published by No Exit Press.[36]


Jim, a cockney tea boy, possesses an uncanny ability to understand and interpret stock market trading, and becomes phenomenon in the world of finance. An established and enigmatic trader, Max Davas, uses a powerful computer trading system that has made him very wealthy, but now this forecasting is telling him that the entire global financial system will collapse in a year. The book delves into the theme of whether the forecasts will come true, or if the new trading phenomenon is integral in changing the outcome.

The Twain Maxim

The Twain Maxim (2010) (ISBN 978-1-84243-341-6) is the second financial thriller by British entrepreneur and author Clem Chambers, published by No Exit Press. [4] The book's title pays homage to the classic Mark Twain quote: "A mine is a hole in the ground with a fool at the bottom and a crook at the top."

The launch of the book coincided with the 100th anniversary of Mark Twain's death.


Kusanagi (2011) (ISBN 978-1-84243-342-3)is the third 'Jim Evans' title by Clem Chambers. Like his other novels, it is published by No Exit Press. [5].

Reviews of the book were favourable, calling it "compelling," "slick," "authentic" and "superb". Brian Ritterspark of Crime Time said of the book: "the ingredients are all in place for a colourful blockbuster thriller, freighted with the kind of authentic detail that is Chambers specialité de la maison — and Kusangi (although it is not a book with any notable nuance) is truly kinetic entertainment".

The First Horseman

The First Horseman (2012) (ISBN 978-1-84243-654-7) is Clem Chambers' fourth novel, and the fourth in the 'Jim Evans' series of thrillers. The book is published by No Exit Press, [6] and is currently scheduled for release in November, 2012.


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