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Frances Newton Stacy

Director, Strategy

Frances brings 16 years of technical market analysis and trading experience to her role as Director of Strategy. After successfully predicting and trading the global financial crisis starting in 2007, Frances became a frequent participant in the financial media. As an expert on monetary policy and its effects on the economy, she regularly appears on Fox Business News, CBS, Yahoo Finance, Fox News, TD Ameritrade, Cheddar, and Bloomberg. She has spoken at the British Consulate-General New York as a monetary policy expert, provided counsel to the United Nations, proposed policy ideas to the Bank of England, and is currently in the process of developing a Covid debt restructuring mechanism for the Senate. Frances was published in the prestigious Interdisciplinary Journal of Economics and Business Law. As Director of Strategy at Optimal Capital, Frances incorporates her unique research and experience into portfolio construction and management.