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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If The US Dollar’s Going To Bounce, It Better Do It Here
The high-volatility, alternating up-down rollercoaster in risk appetite that has characterized this week’s trade has seemingly broken on the final trading day of the week.
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NFP Preview: Jobs Data May Determine How Much More The Fed Cuts This Month
The Federal Reserve is the “transmission mechanism” between U.S. economic reports and market prices, so any discussion about NFP should start with a look at the state of the U.S. central bank.
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Apple Back Out Of “Bear Market” Territory
Markets have been a rollercoaster over the past couple of weeks, and no megacap stock has seen a wilder ride than Apple (AAPL).
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S&P 500 Q4 Earnings Recap + 6 Stocks With Low China Exposure To Watch
In times of market turmoil, it’s tempting for traders to get caught up in the day-to-day headlines and take their eye off the proverbial ball.
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Why EUR/USD Is Rallying… And What Could Cause It To Stop
Stop me if you’ve heard this one before, but the euro is the strongest major currency on the day despite the accelerating spread of coronavirus on the continent.
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Is It Time For An Emergency Fed Rate Cut? Traders Sure Think So
After all the turmoil in markets last week, traders are seemingly taking a pause in early trade this morning.
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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 11 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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