Senior Market Analyst
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Matthew is a former Senior Market Analyst at whose research is regularly quoted in The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg and Reuters.

Based in the US, Matthew provides live trading recommendations during US market hours, covering forex and large cap US listed ... more


S&P 500: Have We Seen A Near-Term Bottom?
The S&P 500 is currently trading down by just about 1% on the year after Monday's bounce.
The Short Volatility Trade Implodes - A "2018 Flash Crash" Post-Mortem
After yesterday's shocking implosion in the stock market, many US traders were no doubt surprised to see the sunrise this morning.
NFP Reaction: Wages Wages Wages!
The acceleration in wage growth increases the likelihood that the Fed will be more aggressive in hiking interest rates (by potentially four times this year for instance); markets reacted accordingly.
US Stock Market Rally Just As Strong "Under The Hood" As It Is On The Surface
Far from being "breaking news", the consistently strong performance of the major US (and international) equity indices is taken for granted by everyone from the richest hedge fund manager to my retired grandmother.
How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love The Government Shutdown
The 2013 government shutdown did little to interrupt the established trends in either the S&P 500 or the US dollar. After an initial period of weakness, both assets rallied, though it's worth noting that the buck sold off once agreement was reached.
Could 2018 Be The Mirror Image Of 2017 For The Greenback?
2017 has been a brutal year for US dollar bulls. As of this writing, the world's reserve currency has fallen against every one of its major rivals on the year, losing a staggering 12% against the euro and over 8% versus the British pound.


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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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The dollar index is holding steady above the 89.00 level in quiet trade with traders in both the US and China out on holiday $DXY
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Work Experience

Senior Market Analyst
FaraDay Research
May 2016 - Present (1 year 10 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
- 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 (now 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


Grand Valley State University
Finance and Accounting