Matthew Johnston

Matthew Johnston

After completing a bachelor’s degree in Interdisciplinary Studies at St. Stephen’s University in the Canadian maritime province of New Brunswick, Matt went on to earn his MA in economics at the New School for Social Research in New York City. His research interests revolve around topics in economic history and political economy, especially the political economy of money and banking. Currently, he resides in Montreal, Quebec, where he tries to stay warm in the local pubs, drinking good beer and practicing his French.

  1. Stocks

    AK Steel Slashed to Sell Amid Trade Worries

    Goldman Sachs says the outlook for AK Steel's earnings and stock is unfavorable.
  2. Stocks

    6 Buying Opportunities For Italy's Financial Crisis

    Amid a growing crisis, investors are fleeing to safety, opening up a number of new opportunities.
  3. Stocks

    Why KISS Rocker Gene Simmons Sees Dow 30,000

    As the bears call for lights out on the bull market, legendary rocker Gene Simmons is calling for a 30,000 Dow.
  4. Stocks

    5 Sports Betting Stocks May Pay Off Big

    The odds are now in favor of several gaming stocks after the Supreme Court ruling.
  5. Stocks

    2 Stocks That May Surge on Bank Takeovers

    The highly fragmented U.S. banking sector looks ripe for a wave of M&A activity.
  6. Stocks

    3 Blue Chip Stocks Selling at Bargain Prices

    Consumer staples companies whose stock prices have taken a hit this year still have strong fundamentals.
  7. Stocks

    Why Soaring Small-Cap Stocks Signal Bear Is at Bay

    Small market caps are on a tear as the rest of the market tries to stabilize—so no bear market yet.
  8. Stocks

    Why These 2 Safe Haven Trades Are Failing

    Amid turbulence, investors have been retreating to safe havens—but with unsatisfactory results.
  9. Forex & Currencies

    Forex algorithmic trading: Understanding the basics

    Learn more about algorithmic trading in forex markets, which automates certain processes and reduces the hours needed to ...
  10. Stocks

    2 Stocks Poised to Soar on Memory Chip Boom

    The booming demand for memory chips will provide a big boost for a number of producers.
  11. Stocks

    NVIDIA Stock Seen Rising 30% on AI Sales

    Following a strong Q1 earnings report, NVIDIA is set to move higher as it leads the AI arms race.
  12. Stocks

    Goldman Bets on Commodities, Cash as Stocks Fizzle

    As the stock market struggles, Goldman Sachs says to go long commodities and cash in the short-term.
  13. Stocks

    Why Bulls May Push Oil to $100

    Rising oil prices could go even higher on strong demand and constricted supply.
  14. Stocks

    3 Defensive Stocks to Weather an Uncertain Market

    As concerns over the strength of global growth rise and markets remain subdued, investors are seeking out defensive alternatives. ...
  15. Stocks

    6 Mistakes of a GE Bull

    One GE bull reveals the lessons he learned as the stock has lost half its value over the past year.