• 30+ years of experience in market analysis
  • Specialties include the foreign exchange and commodities markets
  • Investopedia contributor since 2015


Tim Clayton is a financial sector expert with more than 30 years of expertise. He is the founder and managing director of Investica Ltd. The firm offers content about the foreign exchange market and a subscription-based daily forex analysis newsfeed. Clayton founded his business in 2001 after working for more than 13 years with CTC Ltd.

Clayton became a contributor to Investopedia in 2015, where his topics focus on commodities and the forex market. He also contributes to Seeking Alpha and ForexFactory.com. An example of his work includes EUR/USD: Euro Current Account Protection, Resistance Tough to Break Down. In this study, Clayton provides an analysis of the Consumer Price Index (CPI) and how it impacts the Euro/Dollar currency trade.


Tim received a Bachelor of Arts in economics in 1980.