Alec Malloy

Content Writer

Alec Malloy is a content writer with over 7 years’ experience spanning a range of commercial sectors.

Although new to the world of finance and markets, he has plenty of experience working in other large-scale economic sectors. Amongst the industries Alec has covered are oil & gas, breakbulk, transport & logistics, food & drink trade, and construction. He has also previously written about music and video games for publications such as The Sun and GamesMaster magazine.

Contact: Alec.Malloy@markets.com

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Sun, 6 June 2021

Week Ahead

Week ahead: Inflation steals show as ECB & BoC speak

Inflation is everywhere this week. Two major central bank rate decisions, from the European Central Bank and Bank of Canada, are due as inflation starts to bite. Looking at data, the big release is May’s US CPI numbers following April’s surging prices.

Fri, 4 June 2021

Investments

Thematic investing: cryptocurrencies

Cryptocurrencies are the focus of our latest thematic investing guide. Should you be putting your money in cryptocurrencies? What are your options? Have a read to find out.

Thu, 3 June 2021

Equities
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Investments

Thematic investing: investing in technology

Our next instalment in the thematic investment series looks at which tech stocks to buy. Investing in technology can pay dividends – but it can also prove tricky too. 

Tue, 1 June 2021

Cryptocurrency update: Bitcoin tracks big loss

Bitcoin switches to sideways trading as it sustains one of its worst-ever month-to-month dips.

Tue, 1 June 2021

Oil prices high ahead of OPEC-JMMC meetings

OPEC-JMMC meeting comes this week with oil prices starting on the front foot. Will we see any drastic policy changes from the cartel? Meanwhile, the transition from heating to cooling system continues in natural gas markets.

Tue, 1 June 2021

Commodities
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Equities
Investments

Investing in North American energy

The US stands at an energy crossroads. While it has long thrived on oil & gas, the world’s largest economy looks to be switching to clean sources for its power needs. With that in mind, we’re examining what both conventional and renewable energy in the US can potentially offer investors. 

Mon, 31 May 2021

Equities
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Investments

Thematic investing: tackling climate change

In our latest thematic investment guide, we look at the wider climate change picture.

Sun, 30 May 2021

Week Ahead

Week Ahead: US jobs report holds key to market direction amid inflation fears

US nonfarm payrolls dominate the data calendar this week. The key jobs market metric is usually a massive market mover, so a lot of attention will be on the state of the nation’s labour market when the latest reading is printed on Friday.  

Fri, 28 May 2021

Equities
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Investments

Thematic investing: electric vehicles

In our latest thematic investing guide, the spotlight turns to EV stocks. 

Tue, 25 May 2021

Commodities

Optimistic demand recovery fuels oil prices

Oil markets are in a good mood this week so far. Prices are up alongside demand recovery. Natural gas is about to transition into cooling season. Prepare for a bumpy gas price ride.

Mon, 24 May 2021

Equities
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Investments

2021 investments: post-lockdown stocks

Certain economic sectors could be about score some big wins during the post-pandemic global economic resurgence.  If you are looking to make some 2021 investments, you might consider these assets for your portfolio. 

Mon, 24 May 2021

Cryptocurrency update: China’s hard-line crypto stance gets harder

Crypto took a battering over the weekend as China stepped up its anti-mining squeeze. With Bitcoin gains wiped out, how will the market react?

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