Timothy Smith

Timothy Smith

Tim Smith has over 10 years of experience in the financial services industry and has worked for top tier investment banks such as Goldman Sachs, Merrill Lynch, Citigroup and Morgan Stanley. He has a strong passion and in depth knowledge of the financial markets, particularly in equities, forex and CFD’s (contracts of difference) and helps investors and traders seize opportunities in the market leveraging from his commercial experience.

Tim has a Bachelor of Commerce from Deakin University, where he majored in management and marketing. Today, Tim is a part time trader and freelance writer.

  1. ETFs

    Top 3 ETFs That Short the FTSE 100 (XUKS, SUK2)

    As Brexit looms, these three ETFs can be used to gain short exposure to the U.K.'s FTSE 100 Index.
  2. Mutual Funds

    Mutual Funds to Avoid While Consumer Spending Is Weak (FSRPX)

    Learn why U.S. consumer spending was weak in the first quarter of 2016. Discover three consumer discretionary mutual funds ...
  3. Commodities

    The 3 Biggest Spread-Betting Companies in the U.K. (CMCX, GCAP)

    Learn about spread betting and the companies that have cornered the market in offering cutting-edge trading technologies ...
  4. ETFs

    Top 3 ETFs With Exposure to Diamonds (PICK, SLX)

    Learn the benefits of investing in diamonds. Discover three ETFs that have exposure to companies that are major players in ...
  5. ETFs

    Top 3 ETFs With Exposure to Gasoline and Refineries (CRAK, PXE)

    Learn why refinery stocks are outperforming in the energy sector. Discover three ETFs with strong exposure to refineries ...
  6. ETFs

    3 Sectors With the Most Leveraged ETFs (ROM, UYG)

    Learn about leveraged ETFs and why they are used. Discover which sectors have the most leveraged ETFs, and learn the identities ...
  7. Mutual Funds

    3 Australian Mutual Funds to Avoid

    Learn about several catalysts that may have a negative effect on the Australian economy. Discover three mutual funds to avoid ...
  8. Small Business

    4 Effects of Adblock in Mobile

    Learn about the rise in ad-blocking technology in relation to mobile devices. Discover what ad blocking is, and its likely ...
  9. ETFs

    3 Cases When Not to Place Tight Stop-Loss Orders (IBB, XBI)

    Learn about using stop-loss orders for exchange-traded funds. Discover the circumstances when using a tight stop-loss order ...
  10. Mutual Funds

    3 Mutual Funds to Avoid During U.S. Rate Hikes (FRBAX, FSRBX)

    Learn why banks may not receive the traditional benefits from rising interest rates, and discover three financial mutual ...
  11. ETFs

    4 Smart Beta ETFs That Pay Dividends (DVY, LMT)

    Learn about smart-beta exchange-traded funds. Discover four ETFs that have an investment strategy that focuses on dividends. ...
  12. International / Global

    Is China Getting Nervous About a U.S. Rate Hike?

    Learn about China’s recent economic history. Discover the likely economic implications of rising U.S. interest rates on the ...
  13. ETFs

    Brexit: Contagion Risk and 3 ETFs to Avoid (FXB, GBB)

    Learn what the Brexit is, and several likely consequences if it occurs. Discover three exchange-traded products to avoid ...
  14. Mutual Funds

    3 Mutual Funds to Profit Off Millennial Spending Patterns (PRWAX, LSGRX)

    Learn about millennials, and uncover their spending patterns. Discover three mutual funds that can be used to gain exposure ...
  15. Credit, Loans & Mortgages

    Bank of America Mortgage Reviews: What You Need to Know (BAC)

    Learn about Bank of America, the mortgage products it offers, the rates it provides and a general consensus from consumer ...