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Alex Barrow

Co-Founder of Macro Ops. Alex is a former US Government Counterintelligence Professional, U.S. Army  Interrogator, and USMC Scout Sniper.  He's an independent trader with over 10-years in markets. 

Articles by Alex Barrow

Is It Time To Buy Intel? [DIRTY DOZEN]

August 3, 2020

The few who can understand the system will be either so interested in its profits, or so dependent on its favours, that there will be […]

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Big Breakout in Bitcoin [DIRTY DOZEN]

July 27, 2020

Spreadsheets make everything look linear and controlled, but the real world oscillates, overshoots, collapses, and rebounds. A company with operational and financial flexibility—what we mean […]

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Monday Dirty Dozen [CHART PACK]

July 20, 2020

Through bitter experience, I have learned that a mistake in position correlation is the root of some of the most serious problems in trading. If […]

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Momentum Versus Mean Reversion

July 16, 2020

*** The following is an excerpt from Alex’s weekly Market Note *** The Nasdaq is 3 standard deviations above its 200-week moving average. The trend […]

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Monday Dirty Dozen [CHART PACK]

July 13, 2020

I have a friend who has amassed a fortune in excess of $100 million. He taught me two basic lessons. First, if you never bet […]

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Monday Dirty Dozen [CHART PACK]

July 6, 2020

That is the nature of pattern recognition, asking ‘What can I infer about this situation based on similarities to what I already know and trust […]

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Our Framework For Analyzing Gold

July 2, 2020

In March 2019, we pointed out the incredibly tight compression regime in gold, writing: Volatility in gold as measured by the width of its monthly […]

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How To Read Market Sentiment

July 1, 2020

On being a contrarian from Michael Lewis’ Liar’s Poker: Everyone wants to be, but no one is, for the sad reason that most investors are […]

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Thinking In Essentials

July 1, 2020

The other day I shared my thoughts on E.O. Wilson’s quote, you know the one where he writes “We are drowning in information while starving […]

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Monday Dirty Dozen [CHART PACK]

June 29, 2020

All men dream: but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds wake in the day to find that […]

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