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

    Why Big Bank Stocks Can Rise 20%: Barclays

    Amidst an improving economic backdrop, higher interest rates and lower taxes, big U.S. banks could rise 20%.
  2. Company Insights

    Amazon's Digital Ad Push Threatens Facebook, Google

    Amazon will be stepping into Facebook and Google's territory as it plans to ramp up its digital ad business.
  3. Stocks

    Stock Returns May Top 10% In 2018 Led By Big Banks

    Tax cuts and a strong economy will fuel stocks as some of the same strong underlying economic fundamentals that pushed stocks ...
  4. Taxes

    Banks Set to Profit From Tax Cuts and Rate Hikes

    Lower taxes from the republican tax bill and a hawkish Fed Reserve will help lift 2018 bank profits.
  5. Stocks

    5 Stocks for the Streaming Revolution

    The streaming revolution is heating up as the latest Disney-Fox deal could spur a wave of M&A activity.
  6. Stocks

    The Bear Case for Facebook

    Facebook's weakening stock performance has fueled rising skepticism
  7. Stocks

    These Housing Stocks Can Soar in 2018: Here's Why

    The housing boom isn't over yet as a number of home building stocks should rise higher.
  8. Stocks

    Why Google, Facebook Will Outperform FAANGs: Meeks

    Technology guru Paul Meeks expects FAANG stocks Google and Facebook to soar in 2018.
  9. Stocks

    Why Apple Needs to Copy Netflix's Subscription Model: Bernstein

    The strategy could unlock value and boost Apple's stock, Bernstein
  10. Stocks

    What JPMorgan CEO Dimon Is Learning From Amazon

    Jamie Dimon has built JPMorgan into the nation's leading bank, and now he's looking to Amazon's example.
  11. Stocks

    Why Uranium Stocks Are Glowing for Investors

    Depressed from the fallout of the Fukushima disaster, uranium stocks are starting to heat up again.
  12. Stocks

    Bank Stocks Poised for More Gains in 2018: CFRA

    As tech stocks dip, financials are soaring higher and could continue their outperformance through 2018.
  13. Stocks

    Why the Micron Selloff Is Overdone: Morgan Stanley

    Despite a selloff following news that NAND memory prices are peaking, MS believes Micron is a buy.
  14. Stocks

    Why No. 1 Pick JPMorgan Can Rise 15%: Evercore ISI

    As the financial sector climbs to decade highs, JPMorgan could rise as much as 15% on strong technical indicators.
  15. Stocks

    Short Goldman Sachs, Buy Bank of America: Bove

    Veteran analyst Dick Bove gives his opinion on why investors should buy BofA and short Goldman Sachs.