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About Matthew Bradbard

Matthew joined RCM as the VP of Managed Futures & Alternatives in the Miami office in 2012, bringing hands-on analysis and trading experience.

Matthew began his career in the commodities business as an advisor to clients on asset allocation and buy/sell decisions. Matthew has devised, implemented and executed trading strategies for several firms in his tenor at a broker assisted level. Matthew also managed his own global macro fund that traded numerous futures and options strategies. Most recently, Matthew operated MB Wealth Corporation, a full-service retail commodity brokerage firm.

A prolific commentator, Matthew has published subject-specific articles, a weekly market commentary and a daily investing blog. Matthew has been a featured commodity analyst for Seeking Alpha and a guest on 850AM (The Biz) radio show as their “commodity expert”. Matthew has been interviewed dozens of times for his opinion on commodities and current events as they relate to commodities and their role in investor’s portfolios by Reuters, Structured Products, Commodity HQ, Seeking Alpha, and Benzinga. Matthew received a bachelor’s degree in finance from Northeastern University in 2000, and also studied at the University of Sydney.

Here are my most recent posts

RBOB: The Coming Sticker Shock

September RBOB has appreciated 13% in the last three weeks lifting prices to fresh intra-day highs in Friday’s session trading above the February highs. I see this move in the 9th inning ...

Metals Complex…a Rebound Underway

I follow and have the ability to trade 5 different metals…in no particular order gold, silver, palladium, platinum and copper. For the most part I am most active in gold and silver ...

Azucar – Not so Sweet for the Bulls

In the last 18 months as one can see on the chart below sugar has been trending lower depreciating 30% dragging futures to their lowest levels in three years.  There is no denying ...

6/17/13 Swiss Franc –Play a Retracement

Since putting in a bottom on 5/22 at 1.0186 the Swiss franc has appreciated 6.5%…as of last week lifting futures to four month highs. I am operating under the influence an interim ...

6/12/13 Aussie dollar – OYE…OYE…OYE

Since the high made 4/11 the Australian dollar has been the currency down under getting clipped for 11% dragging prices yesterday to their lowest trade since October 2011. Looking ...

6/11/13 NOB Spread – A Contrarian Play

When the boat is leaning one way I generally prefer to be on the other side. Do I think the 33 year bull market is over in Treasuries…the simple answer is yes but in the short ...

Nikkei First …S&P Second?

Let me be clear Japan and the US are two distinctly different economies but can we draw anything from the 18% assault on the Nikkei in the last two weeks? Will trade south in Stock ...

Matt’s Line in the Sand 5/20 – 5/24/13

Live Cattle (What’s for Lunch?)

Live cattle futures are lower by 9% in 2013 putting August futures at $120. I have drawn a red horizontal line at the bottom of this chart and if this level holds it could prove to ...

Disjointed Market – Where are flows Going?

Equities and 30-yr bonds are far from the only two asset classes as investors have several other choices when allocating capital, but I want to touch on these two sectors as their movements ...