The Return of Vol Trader Darrin Johnson

Back by popular demand Chris welcomes back volatility specialist @darjohn25 Darrin Johnson on the pod! 

This is a very intricate, detailed and thorough discussion about trading for a living by two traders who’ve been in the trading game for a long time. The two talk about why most traders fail, what’s wrong with trying to be like big fund managers and the perils of getting caught up focusing on the wrong things. 

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Darrin has a wonderful perspective on finding edges and trading in markets for the long haul. Hit him up on Twitter darjohn25 he is happy to work with people and “pay it forward” to traders who are having troubles. 

Chris can be reached at @chrisdmacro on Twitter and Instagram or email to chris@macro-ops.com.

We are both happy to chat!

Enjoy

Global Macro Meets Crypto

This week on the podcast Chris D. talks crypto. This is not an episode about HODL’ing, moons and lambos. Rather Chris discusses some of the features and benefits of trading cryptocurrencies.

He then goes into the differences between trading spot bitcoin and the CME futures, how the crypto markets resemble commodities in the 70’s and tech stocks in the 90’s, as well as a way to use BTC trading to express a view on the current US/Chinese trade war turmoil.

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As always feel free to reach out to Chris on Twitter and Instagram or by email at chris@macro-ops.com.

If you want to check out his trading system pre-trade checklist click here

Option Trading With Darrin Johnson

Chris chats with fellow Macro Ops Collective member Darrin Johnson.

Darrin is an independent volatility trader, trading for himself rather than for a firm. His ideas, approach and techniques to trading are rigorously researched and vetted. He has spent a lot of time getting really good at focusing on what works, and eliminating what doesn’t.

Darrin does a great job of explaining his approach to volatility and how we all are vol traders, one way or another.

If you are interested in option trading this a must listen episode!

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You can find Darrin on Twitter at @darjohn25.

As always you can reach me on Twitter @chrisdmacro and on Instagram @chrisdmacro or email me at chris@macro-ops.com.

If you want to check out my trading system pre-trade checklist click here

Macro Ops Weekly Macro Chart Review

This week Chris goes over the major currencies, bonds, indices, commodities, then jumps into the MSCI index of ETF’s and finishes with a look at the Crypto Markets.

We are building out a video platform and these chart reviews will also be available with chart book’s and videos in the coming weeks. 

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Hit me up with any thoughts on Twitter at @ChrisDMacro Instagram @ChrisDMacro or email me at chris@macro-ops.com

If you want to check out my trading system pre-trade checklist click here

Global Macro Chart Review

The dollar is on everyone’s radar here during FOMC meeting week. After an initial breakout against major currency pairs, the dollar is taking a breather putting the entire macro complex on hold.

This episode we break down all the action in the following markets:

DXY

EUR

GBP

Yen

Aussie Dollar

Kiwi

Loony

Swiss Franc

30 Year Bond

10 Year Notes

Gold

Silver

Platinum

WTI Crude

Brent Crude

S&P 500

Dow

Nasdaq 100

Russell 2000

UK 10 Year Yield

Italy 10 Year Yield

German 10 Year Yield

Spanish 10 Year Yield

China 10 Year Yield

Argentine Peso

Turkish Lira

Brazil Real

South African Rand

Colombian Peso

AAPL

TSLA

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And download my trading systems checklist here.

The Global Macro Picture Is Ready To Explode With Alex Barrow

This episode I talk with Alex Barrow Co-Founder and Chief Macro Strategist of Macro Ops. We discuss the major moves that are shaping up in the global macro space.

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In this episode we touch on the dollar, bonds, metals, inflation, inverted yield curve, China, $YTRA and equity indexes.

We also talk about how Alex stacks his fundamental macro views with technical indicators to give him a better timing advantage in markets.

This was a long one, I hope you enjoy it!

Links to subjects mentioned in this episode:

A Tactical Short In Bonds
A Golden Macro Opportunity
There’s A Big Macro Move Brewing In Markets
Yield Curve Inversion: Why This Time Is Different

​​​​​​​You might recall the podcast episode I did covering the impending Global Macro moves a few weeks ago, if you haven’t yet give it a listen here.
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You can find Alex on Twitter at @MacroOps or via email at alex@macro-ops.com
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As always you can find me, ChrisD on Twitter at @ChrisDMacro or email at chris@macro-ops.com

Tesla On The Brink, Eurodollars, and Uranium with Biren Shah Part 2

This is a follow up episode with Biren Shah @perseidcapital where we discuss Tesla’s flirtation with bankruptcy, the eurodollar system, and bullish uranium bets.

You can find more from Biren here https://perseid-capital.com.

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In this episode, we go further down the $TSLAQ bear case and talk about why this quarter is make or break time for the troubled car maker. They’ve run out of ammo and Biren feels that unless they have a magic bullet somewhere, this quarter will be what all the Tesla bears have been waiting for.

From there we shift into the eurodollar system covering both the futures and the eurodollar banking system.

We finish with a look at the Uranium markets.

As always you can catch me at twitter.com/chrisdmacro or instagram.com/chrisdmacro or email me chris@macro-ops.com.

Global Macro and Value Investing Collide, With Mr. Bean

Today I introduce Macro Ops’ newest addition, “Mr. Bean”.

Mr. Bean is a value investor with over 13 years experience.

We start with a discussion on the shippers sector, a longer term theme we are following closely here at Macro Ops.

In addition to his work on value investing we cover lifestyle, health and wellness, longevity and many other topics.

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You can follow more of Mr. Beans thoughts at twitter.com/marketplunger1 or shoot him an email at mrbean@macro-ops.com.

As always you can catch me at twitter.com/chrisdmacro or instagram.com/chrisdmacro or email me chris@macro-ops.com.

Tesla Short Catalysts, Eurodollar Threats and Uranium with Biren Shah

This week I (Chris) speak with fellow Operator, Biren Shah who currently runs a family office.

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Biren is very bearish on Tesla, and in this show he breaks down his core reasons why. Biren has written a lot more on this subject on his blog which you can find here.

After Tesla we cover the Eurodollar market, and what he expects to see as equity markets start to turn over. It could be a lot worse than we thought.

Finally Biren is bullish on Uranium and covers his thoughts on the catalysts forthcoming.

Find Biren on Twitter here.

Find me on Twitter here.

Shippers – Bottom Fishing With Alex Barrow

Today I speak with Alex Barrow, founder of Macro Ops and our resident bird fan, or as he prefers ornithologist.

Anywhoooo- Alex has shippers on his mind. You can read more about his thoughts in his most recent research report here.

If you’ve listened to Alex and I speak before, you know that we tend to go a lot longer in our conversations. Not the case today, sorry!

This one is only about 40 minutes long. Trust me when I say, that is a quick one for us!

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