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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GBP/USD Bears Unimpressed By May’s Latest Brexit Offer
Technically speaking, GBP/USD is trying to break an inauspicious streak: the pair has traded lower from open to close in each of the last six days, and ten of the last eleven, shedding more than 400 pips in a little over two weeks alone.
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Three Fundamental Theories For Bitcoin’s Big Bullish Run
The world’s oldest cryptoasset has gained more than 150% since early February in a stunning technical move.
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WTI Tests A Two-Week High Above 63.00 As Trump “Hopes” US Can Avoid War With Iran
Oil prices have generally tracked risk appetite so far this week, dropping sharply on Monday before recovering over the last three days. Today’s rally has been supercharged by escalating geopolitical tensions in the Middle East
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Dollar Index Uptrend Intact, Bulls Watching For A Break Above 97.70
The US Dollar Index was able to shrug off the weaker-than-expected April Retail Sales report, but it finally succumbed to selling pressure on news that President Trump would delay tariffs on EU automobiles.
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EUR/USD Coiled For A Breakout, Near-Term Bias Bearish Below 1.1260
From a longer-term perspective, EUR/USD remains in a well-defined downtrend since peaking back in September.
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USD/JPY Hits 3-Month Lows Near 109.00 On Trade War Risk Aversion
Looking at USD/JPY, rates have now broken definitively below the late March low near 109.75 after forming an “inside candle” on Friday, shifting the near-term trend to bearish.
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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 1 month)

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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