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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Opinions from Alec Malloy

Tue, 21 September 2021

Commodities

Oil pulls back while gas remains strong

Key benchmarks have dropped from highs seen last week while natural gas, while dipping, is still strong.

Mon, 20 September 2021

Cryptocurrency update: Bitcoin wobbles on China concerns

Bitcoin starts the week in the red thanks to stock market woes and a potential tightening of regulatory oversight.

Sun, 12 September 2021

Week Ahead

Week ahead: US & UK bite into meaty inflation data

Inflation is the focus this week. CPI reports are at the top of the agenda, gauging inflation statements in two key global economies.

Tue, 7 September 2021

Commodities

Can oil reach $100 per barrel?

Several factors could push oil towards $100 per barrel as the markets look to sustain momentum. In natural gas, we can see a supply/demand deficit supporting prices.

Mon, 6 September 2021

Cryptocurrency update: Is the BTC bull market back on?

After making strong gains across the past couple of weeks, crypto analysts are suggesting the Bitcoin bull market is back.

Fri, 3 September 2021

Equities
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Investments

A record-breaking IPO deluge could be coming this autumn

The latest reports suggest that autumn 2021 will be the busiest period for IPO launches to date.

Fri, 3 September 2021

Equities
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Investments

Are these energy stocks worth a look? RBC thinks so

It seems every week an investment bank plucks out several energy stocks it thinks could be big winners. This time, it’s the turn of RBC to highlight some energy equities it believes are on the cusp of great things.

Tue, 31 August 2021

Cryptocurrency update: Institutions ride correction into Bitcoin

More institutional investors entered the crypto world last March, helping support a sector some are still reluctant to back.

Tue, 31 August 2021

Commodities

Oil braces for OPEC+ meeting & Hurricane Ida fallout

Traders look to gauge the impact of Hurricane Ida on US oil and OPEC+’s September meeting this week, while natural gas seeks a supply/demand in the battered southern states.

Sun, 29 August 2021

Week Ahead

Week ahead: Nonfarm payrolls take the spotlight

It’s all about major economic movers this week. The US jobs report for August is released on Friday, while we kick off the week with the latest Chinese manufacturing PMI numbers. OPEC and allies are due to hold meetings too, making it a busy week for the global economy. 

Tue, 24 August 2021

Commodities

Oil pushes on as price action swings upwards

After a dismal week, oil appears to be rallying again. Natural gas is still performing strongly on warm weather forecasts in key demand geographies.

Mon, 23 August 2021

Cryptocurrency update: Bitcoin passes $50,000 in 3-month uptick

Bitcoin starts the week in fighting form as it reaches heights not seen since mid-May.

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