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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WTI Bursts To A 6-Month High, Bulls May Target 70.00 Next
From a technical perspective, WTI has broken out of a bullish flag pattern and has definitively cleared the 61.8% Fibonacci retracement of its Q4 collapse.
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Dollar Index Probing 10-Month Highs After US Retail Sales
From a technical perspective, the dollar index is showing a large “ascending triangle” pattern, which could foreshadow an explosive rally if the 97.70 barrier is eclipsed.
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AUD/NZD Poised For A Pullback If AU Jobs Data Misses
It’s been a day of differing fortunes for the antipodean currencies.
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Gold’s Big Breakdown Hints At A Major Top, Could Expose 1200 In Time
With today’s 1%+ drop, the yellow metal is breaking to new year-to-date lows below the “neckline” of that pattern near $1275.
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GBP/USD: Brexit Delayed, Now What?
Technically speaking, GBP/USD is coiled for a potentially big breakout this week. The pair is reaching the pinnacle of a 1-month “symmetrical triangle” pattern, with an “inside candle” in progress so far today.
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AUD/JPY’s Big Breakout Boosts Bullish Bias
For the second day in a row, the Japanese Yen is the weakest major currency as today’s heavy risk-on bent leads to selling in the safe haven currency.
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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)

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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