Experienced Portfolio Manager | CFA and CMT Charterholder
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Matthew is a portfolio manager (US Equities and FX) at Faraday Research where he is responsible for the production and management of US Real Time Trader (large-cap US Equities) and US FX Daily (G10 currency pairs) products. Subscribers include some of the world's leading brokerages and ... more

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Week Ahead In Oil: Earnings Season Will Provide Clues About Demand
The US earnings season is beginning to provide some useful glimpses into where real oil demand is positioned.
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USD/CAD Testing Key Support At 1.3140 Ahead Of Razor-Thin Canadian Election
With the major candidates polling neck-and-neck on the eve of the election, and a minority government likely in either case, USD/CAD is poised for elevated volatility in the coming week.
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JP Morgan Stands Out Among Big Banks’ Earnings Reports
For traders anticipating the worst, this morning’s bank earnings onslaught was not as bad as feared.
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Why Bears May Want To Be Cautious On The Dollar Index Breakdown
Friday’s risk-on trading session prompted traders to sell the greenback, prompting the US dollar index to break down from its four-month rising wedge pattern.
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Is Bitcoin’s Rally For Real Or Is Ethereum A Better Bet?
Yesterday, the SEC officially rejected a proposal for a Bitcoin ETF from Bitwise Asset Management. Bitcoin has taken the news in stride, with prices holding steady at a two-week high near $8500.
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S&P 500 Earnings Season Preview: Risks Abound!
Regardless of what happens in the short term, the long-term driver of stock market returns will always be earnings…and heading into the Q3 reporting season, earnings expectations are downbeat.
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STOCKS I FOLLOW

CS Credit Suisse Group AG
DAX Recon Capital DAX Germany ETF
FXC CurrencyShares Canadian Dollar Trust
FXE Euro Currency Trust
FXY CurrencyShares Japanese Yen Trust
GBBEF iPath GBP/USD Exchange Rate ETN
GDX Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF
JYNFF iPathSM JPY/USD Exchange Rate ETN
TYX Treasury Yield 30 Years
UDN PowerShares DB US Dollar Index Bearish Fund
UUP PowerShares DB US Dollar Index Bullish Fund
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Senior Market Analyst
FaraDay Research
May 2016 - Present (3 years 6 months)

Responsible for the production and management of US Real Time Trader and US FX Daily products. Subscribers include some of the world's leading brokerages and traders.
- Identify short-term trading opportunities in individual stocks, ETFs, and forex markets using fundamental and technical analysis
- Produce market commentary for Faraday clients, Faraday sales team, and media
- Create marketing material, including weekly stock sector and forex market reports

Gain Capital
Senior Market Analyst
October 2013 - March 2016 (2 years 6 months)

- Produce regular market analysis and strategy reports for clients and media on FOREX.com
- Coordinate and contribute to longer-form weekly and quarterly research reports
- Provide instant market analysis and coverage of news events on social media
- Give live presentations on trading at trade shows and seminars

Global Forex Trading
Technical Analyst
August 2011 - October 2013 (2 years 3 months)

- Write short-term trade recommendation articles for FX360.com (now FOREX.com) focusing on forex, indices, and commodities
- Conduct daily client trading webinars on various financial products
- Give live presentations on trading strategies and psychology at global trade shows 
- Represent my department on various internal committees and product development teams

Education

Grand Valley State University
BBA
Finance and Accounting

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