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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FOMC Preview: Powell Likely To Stay On Hold, Open The Door To A July Cut
With the market discounting a (slight) chance of a rate cut tomorrow, we could see a minor bounce in the buck and dip in US stocks if the Fed stands pat.
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Dollar Shrugs Off Soft CPI – Could We See The Buck Bounce?
When it comes to Federal Reserve policy, the big sticking point has been inflation, which has remained stubbornly subdued despite low unemployment and decent economic growth.
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Four Signs That EUR/USD Put In A Major Bottom Last Month
The US dollar is in rally mode at the start of the US session, boosted by this weekend’s news that President Trump was “indefinitely suspending” tariffs on Mexico after an immigration deal was reached late Friday.
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NFP Preview: Fed Watching Wages As It Weighs A Potential Rate Cut In June Or July
While traders love to watch the month-to-month fluctuations in the aggregate number of jobs created, most of those fluctuations are mere noise.
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The Yield Spread Albatross Around USD/JPY's Neck
Short-term yield spreads are one of the strongest drivers of currency values.
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Dollar Index Vulnerable As Fed Rate Cut Odds Explode Higher
The recent price action in the US dollar has been interesting, to say the least.
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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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Work Experience

Senior Market Analyst
FaraDay Research
May 2016 - Present (3 years 2 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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