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/CAD Testing Bearish Channel Resistance Ahead Of BOC Wednesday
If the BOC comes off as less hawkish than traders expect (even if it still raises interest rates), USD/CAD could conclusively break above 1.3125.
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NZD/USD Bearish Channel In Force, NZ CPI On Tap
NZD/USD is a classic “risk-on” currency pairing. While the pair actually rose by about 50 pips over the last two days (primarily due to weakness in greenback), it remains in a longer-term downtrend defined by a 6-month bearish channel.
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VIX Shows Elevated Fear Among S&P 500 Traders, But Not Yet At Post-GFC Peaks
All 11 sector SPDR ETFs are falling on the day, with Energy leading the way lower at -3% as WTI sheds 3.5%
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Bottom Drops Out For US Stocks
The S&P 500 has sliced through its 6-month bullish channel and is forming a bearish Marubozu candle on the day.
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USD/JPY: Signs Of A Top Off Key 114.50 Resistance Level
As US traders return to their desks after yesterday’s bank holiday, we’re seeing a bit of a “Turnaround Tuesday” emerge in the FX market.
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AUD/USD: The FX Market’s Cleanest Trend Keeps Trending
For bears, AUD/USD is the gift that keeps giving.
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STOCKS I FOLLOW

CS Credit Suisse Group AG
DAX Recon Capital DAX Germany ETF
ERO iPath EUR/USD ETNs CLOSED
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
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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See the key numbers we'll be watching ahead of tomorrow's #BOC meeting! $USD...

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The S&P 500 is testing a critical previous / Fib support confluence ~2700 here - key level to watch in the week to… https://t.co/ncCFOL1E2m
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Looks like the official gap down was ~1.27%, the second largest in the last decade - big open-close moves tend to f… https://t.co/pnPFvZObhP
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Senior Market Analyst
FaraDay Research
May 2016 - Present (2 years 6 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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