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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USD: How Does The Escalating Trade War Impact The Greenback?
Global markets were thrown into flux once again when (yet again) US President Donald Trump poured gasoline on the simmering “Trade War” fire.
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BOE Recap: Beaten-Down GBP/USD Grows Hawkish Wings
As is often the case with central bank meetings in the era of communication-as-a-policy-tool, the Bank of England’s “decision” (read: no change) on interest rates was already telegraphed well in advance.
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GBP/USD: Will The BOE Hint At An August Hike?
The GBP/USD pair has been in an established downtrend since peaking near 1.4400 back in mid-April.
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Risk Assets Rocked As US-China Trade War Intensifies
Geopolitical risk is on the rise, and that will serve as a headwind for risk assets unless we see signs that the US/China tensions are thawing.
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USD: Coiling Below The Key 95.15 Level
The US dollar is consolidating against its rivals so far today, gaining ground against the commodity dollars and pound sterling but losing ground against traditional safe havens such as the yen and Swiss franc.
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Trade Issues Key As USD/CAD Hits A Fresh Year-to-Date High
It’s official, The Trump administration has slapped a 25% tariff on 818 Chinese goods, with a total value of up to $50 billion. Traders fear that the simmering “trade war” will get worse before it gets better.
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STOCKS I FOLLOW

CS Credit Suisse Group AG
DAX Recon Capital DAX Germany ETF
ERO iPathSM EUR/USD Exchange Rate ETNs
FXC CurrencyShares Canadian Dollar Trust
FXE Euro Currency Trust
FXY CurrencyShares Japanese Yen Trust
GBB iPathSM GBP/USD Exchange Rate ETN
GDX Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF
JYN 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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$USDCAD is showing a big bearish key reversal candle in overbought territory as oil's surge trumped weak CA data more
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US stocks closed higher despite a late day fade: $DJIA +120, $SPX +5
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Good luck to the nearly quarter-million men and women taking CFA exams this weekend! https://t.co/2n7oHa6vNo
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Work Experience

Senior Market Analyst
FaraDay Research
May 2016 - Present (2 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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