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.


Contributions: 206

Opinions from Alec Malloy

Sun, 17 October 2021

Week Ahead

Week Ahead: Is hot UK inflation here to stay?

Quite a lot to look out for in terms of big data this week. First up, we have UK CPI data. Is inflation sticking around for longer than we thought?

Fri, 15 October 2021

ETF hopes power Bitcoin over $59,000

With the news Bitcoin exchange traded funds could be about to land in the US, BTC intensifies its upswing.

Thu, 14 October 2021


Earnings season: five stocks on Goldman’s radar

Earnings season is underway. Now’s the time to take a look at some stocks that could provide investors with more than the Wall Street consensus would tell you.

Mon, 25 January 2021

Cryptocurrency update: Ether hits new all-time high with strong outlook for stablecoins

Ether prices reach new heights, while commentators have made solid forecasts for stablecoins in 2021. Elsewhere, we find a crypto trading platform giant is preparing its IPO – but could be giving current shareholders a chance to sell before going public.  

Sun, 24 January 2021

Week Ahead

Week Ahead: Fed meets, US GDP & Big Tech earnings

In the week ahead, the Federal Reserve holds its first meeting of the new year, with a range of new appointments in place, but a major policy change seems unlikely. Latest US GDP figures are released too. Forecasts are showing a mixed but optimistic outlook for Q4 2020’s numbers. Finally, earnings season continues with big tech firms leading the large caps in the latest earnings calls. 

Wed, 20 January 2021

CFD Trading

5 trading tips for 2021

Like any new year, 2021 holds a lot of promise but also uncertainty. With Covid-19 still dominating the landscape, and affecting how we live, work, and trade, the picture for the next twelve months’ trading environment isn’t as clear as it could be. Here are some trading tips that could help you navigate the year ahead.

Tue, 19 January 2021


Can WTI reach above $53 again? Is natural gas ready for a bullish storm?

After 2020’s wild ride, all eyes will be fixed on oil prices this year. OPEC and allies have the tools to hold prices steady – but what about growth? Price rises will depend on numerous factors, but there is one market generating fresh hope for oil producers and traders.

Mon, 18 January 2021

Cryptocurrency update: Polkadot jumps while Bitcoin stalls

A jump in Polkadot’s market cap catapults one of the newest cryptos on the market to a new position of prominence. Meanwhile, after its amazing rally, Bitcoin might be hitting resistance under $40,000.

Sun, 17 January 2021

Week Ahead

Week ahead: ECB press conference, Joe Biden enters White House and earnings season rolls on

Looking forward to next week, the ECB holds its first meeting and press conference for this year. Is inflation heading the EU’s way? Elsewhere, earnings season continues with more and more large caps reporting earnings and Joe Biden finally enters the White House as the Trump era finally comes to an end. 

Wed, 13 January 2021


5 small cap stocks to monitor in 2021

A lot of attention has been given to large cap stocks so far in 2021, but what about their smaller cousins? For the canny investor or trader, small cap stocks can offer many exciting avenues to explore.

Tue, 12 January 2021


Will oil demand pick up this year?

Saudi Arabia has committed to rolling over production cuts while its OPEC allies Russia and Kazakhstan will be pumping out more oil in the coming months. A mixed picture from the group that sets the tone for oil worldwide.

Sat, 9 January 2021

Week Ahead

Week Ahead: US earnings season is here

All eyes on the US this week. Earning seasons kicks off in earnest with the big Wall Street investment banks posting their latest reports after a year in which trading revenues have offset bad loans – will this trend continue? Elsewhere US CPI comes into focus – is inflation on its way? US unemployment claims are back too, showing another week of job losses, and we also forecast how US retail sales could look following November/December holiday spending.

Latest News

We're here to help

Phone Support

Our dedicated customer support team is here for you, round the clock, from Mon 00:00 to Friday 23:55 PM (GMT +2) which is Sun 22:00 PM – Friday 21:55 UK time.

Live Chat

Chat anytime directly to our customer support team via our live chat function. Our live chat is available 24/5 to answer your questions.

Knowledge Centre

Our Knowledge Centre is filled with essential advice and information about every aspect of trading and investing.

Trading Tools

From fundamental, to technical and sentiment tools, as well as our live XRay trading channel, we give you everything you need to trade smarter.


  • Client’s funds are kept in segregated bank accounts
  • FSCS Investor Compensation up to EUR20,000
  • 1,000,000 insurance cover** 
  • Negative Balance Protection


  • CFD
  • Share Dealing
  • Strategy Builder, operated by Safecap Investments Limited (“Safecap”) Regulated by CySEC under licence no. 092/08 and FSCA under licence no. 43906.


  • Clients’ funds kept in segregated bank accounts
  • Electronic Verification
  • Negative Balance Protection
  • $1,000,000 insurance cover** 


  • CFD
  • Strategy Builder, operated by Finalto (BVI) Ltd by the BVI Financial Services Commission (‘FSC’) under licence no. SIBA/L/14/1067.


  • Client’s funds are kept in segregated bank accounts
  • FSCS Investor Compensation up to GBP85,000
    *depending on criteria and eligibility
  • £1,000,000 insurance cover** 
  • Negative Balance Protection


  • CFD
  • Spread Bets
  • Strategy Builder operated by Finalto Trading Ltd. Regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (“FCA”) under licence number 607305.


  • Clients’ funds kept in segregated bank accounts
  • Electronic Verification
  • Negative Balance Protection
  • $1,000,000 insurance cover**


  • CFD, operated by Finalto (Australia) Pty Ltd Holds Australian Financial Services Licence no. 424008 and is regulated in the provision of financial services by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (“ASIC”).

Selecting one of these regulators will display the corresponding information across the entire website. If you would like to display information for a different regulator, please select it. For more information click here.

**Terms & conditions apply. Click here to read full policy.

An individual approach to investing.

Whether you’re investing for the long-term, medium-term or even short-term, Marketsi puts you in control. You can take a traditional approach or be creative with our innovative Investment Strategy Builder tool, our industry-leading platform and personalised, VIP service will help you make the most of the global markets without the need for intermediaries.

La gestión de acciones del grupo Markets se ofrece en exclusiva a través de Safecap Investments Limited, regulada por la Comisión de Bolsa y Valores de Chipre (CySEC) con número de licencia 092/08. Le estamos redirigiendo al sitio web de Safecap.


Are you lost?

We’ve noticed you’re on the site. As you are connecting from a location in the you should therefore consider re-entering , which is subject to the product intervention measures. Whilst you’re free to browse here on your own exclusive initiative, viewing the site for your country will display the corresponding regulatory information and relevant protections of the company you choose. Would you like to be redirected to ?