Entries by Anish

Welcome To Macro Ops

Alex here. Our team has 3 primary directives: Assist you in reaping profits from global markets Train you in the art of market speculation Provide you with a solid community of diehard traders and investors Directive #1: Assist You In Profiting From Global Markets We’re global macro traders. That means we go anywhere and trade […]

Populism & Europe’s False Trend

One of my favorite sci-fi series is The Foundation Trilogy by Isaac Asimov. The book was first published in 1951 and is a grand “space opera” that takes place in the distant future. At the heart of the series (and what makes it so interesting) is the fictional philosophy of “psychohistory”. Psychohistory is a blend […]

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Liquidity and Frozen Ice Theory

Howard Marks on liquidity: It’s often a mistake to say a particular asset is either liquid or illiquid. Usually an asset isn’t “liquid” or “illiquid” by its nature. Liquidity is ephemeral: it can come and go. An asset’s liquidity can increase or decrease with what’s going on in the market. One day it can be […]

What’s Really Driving Apple?

Narratives are a fundamental part of our human existence. They’re the key to how we process information. Just as the mind instinctively searches for visual patterns in nature, it also seeks to derive patterns and meaning from information flow. We create stories to help us understand. We see this in financial markets all the time, […]

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Mistakes Are The Way

“I’m only rich because I know when I’m wrong… I basically have survived by recognizing my mistakes.” ~George Soros From the time of our upbringing we are taught that mistakes are bad; that they are cause for embarrassment, and that they should be avoided at all cost. This is indelibly imprinted onto our minds at a […]

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Action Through Inaction

Michelangelo once said, “genius is infinite patience.” A master trader understands this truth on many levels. Infinite patience is essential to staying with the grind and surviving the long and arduous crucible of learning how to win in markets. Infinite patience is a cornerstone of developing one’s self. To beat back our weak human desire […]

Market SitRep – Blockchain

In this week’s Market SitRep – Blockchain we discuss Bitcoin and the revolutionary blockchain technology it utilizes. We then review recent central bank announcements and take a look at some monthly charts to get a big picture view of markets.  A PDF of the presentation can be found here.