• • 25+ years of experience as a writer on financial topics
  • • 11+ years of expertise as a research analyst
  • • Referred to as “one of Western Canada’s leading international financial analysts” by Walter H. Diamond (1913-2008)


Matt is a financial writer with more than 25 years of experience writing for many financial media outlets. His writing focuses on technical analysis, trading strategies, international investing, and commodities. Matt contributed more than 150 articles to the Technical Analysis of Stocks and Commodities magazine. He also contributes to Seeking Alpha, MarketWatch.com, Trade2Win, Investopedia, and Traders.com–Advantage.

Yahoo Finance and the Globe and Mail repost his work and articles in Barron's quote Matt's work. He is also a contributor to the e-book Trading Strategies, authored by Dan Blystone.

Power Finance Quote list Matt as coining the phrase, the "Pollyanna Paradox." Matt uses this phrase to describe the tendency of investors to follow the crowd during a buying bubble while ignoring signals that the price is unstainable.

For more than 11 years, Matt worked in the capacity of research analyst for ProfitScore–EquiTrend, now ProfitScore Capital Management and InvestorsInsight.com. He was also the managing editor and a contributor to the e-zine, ProfitScore IQ. The monthly e-magazine targets the U.S. and global economic trends for retail investors.


Matt earned his Bachelor of Science with Honors from Simon Fraser University.

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