Month: September 2016

Strongman
Global Trends
Chris MacIntosh

What The Incoming “Strong Men” Mean For The Global Economy

When Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte called Barack Obama a “son of a whore” the Western media recoiled in horror. The response from the mainstream media was both unimaginative and expected. “The guy’s clearly an idiot,” they said, “a lunatic with no sensitivity who serves only to prove the stereotype about third world banana republic crackpots.”

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Donald Trump
World Out Of Whack
Chris MacIntosh

World Out Of Whack: The Day Donald Trump Flunked Econ 101

Market dislocations occur when financial markets, operating under stressful conditions, experience large widespread asset mispricing. Welcome to this week’s edition of “World Out Of Whack” where every Wednesday we take time out of our day to laugh, poke fun at and present to you absurdity in global financial markets in all it’s glorious insanity.

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Birds on wire
World Out Of Whack
Chris MacIntosh

World Out Of Whack: Central Bank Policy Explained By Birds

Market dislocations occur when financial markets, operating under stressful conditions, experience large widespread asset mispricing. Welcome to this week’s edition of “World Out Of Whack” where every Wednesday we take time out of our day to laugh, poke fun at and present to you absurdity in global financial markets in all it’s glorious insanity.

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Interview with Erik Townsend of Macro Voices
Podcast
Chris MacIntosh

Erik Townsend: “A Global War Is Coming”

This week I speak with Erik Townsend, entrepreneur, hedge fund manager, and co-founder of Macro Voices as he joined me on the Capitalist Exploits Big Question Podcast for a discussion where we sweep through the gamut of financial issues plaguing the global landscape. This is a conversation you won’t want

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Swimmer
Financial Markets
Chris MacIntosh

Here’s What The Quants Are Missing

Let’s play a game. Say you can only swim 1 kilometer and after that you’ll drown. If I drop you 990 meters offshore you’ll survive. You won’t ever buy me a drink, and I may have to walk on the other side of the street when I see you coming, but

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Australian Dollar
World Out Of Whack
Chris MacIntosh

World Out Of Whack: Aussie Banks

Market dislocations occur when financial markets, operating under stressful conditions, experience large widespread asset mispricing. Welcome to this week’s edition of “World Out Of Whack” where every Wednesday we take time out of our day to laugh, poke fun at and present to you absurdity in global financial markets in all it’s glorious insanity.

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Todd Harrison Interview
Podcast
Chris MacIntosh

Todd Harrison: “The Usual Valuation Metrics No Longer Work”

The conversation I have for you today is with Todd Harrison. Todd is an incredible character, a 20-year Wall Street veteran who’s worked multiple roles in finance, beginning at Morgan Stanley’s worldwide equity derivative desk where he built the financial services and biotech “books” into multimillion dollar profit centres. Most likely a

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