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Alex Gurevich On The Eternal Appeal Of Bonds, Fed’s Path To Zero And The Europe Bull Case

Macro Hive Conversations With Bilal Hafeez

Release Date: 04/23/2020

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This episode is supported by private equity platform Moonfare.

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Macro Hive Conversations With Bilal Hafeez

This episode is supported by private equity platform Moonfare.

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This episode is supported by private equity platform Moonfare. In this show, I talk with Dr. Dirk Willer. He’s a Managing Director and Global Head of Emerging Markets FX and Fixed Income Strategy at Citigroup in NY. Previously, Dirk worked at Omega Advisors and RHG Capital as a global macro strategist and at Swiss Bank as Russia strategist. In this podcast we discuss: 1. Impact of Biden’s win on major EM. 2. Why EM does well with the vaccine breakthroughs. 3. Trading rules for EM markets.

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Macro Hive Conversations With Bilal Hafeez

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Macro Hive Conversations With Bilal Hafeez

The US election did not see the Democrat wave that many had expected, so I have US Presidential history expert of Cambridge University, Gary Gerstle, return to our podcast show. He gives his take on all things US elections and beyond. In this podcast we discuss: 1. The current risks of unrest if the results are not certified soon. 2. How will Biden manage the left and a Republican Senate ahead of 2022 midterms. 4.The profound importance of the Republicans winning State legislatures.

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Macro Hive Conversations With Bilal Hafeez

Michael was Managing Director and Senior Research Advisor in Multi-Asset Strategies at BlackRock. Michael is currently Executive Director of the Master of Finance program and also serves as Executive Director of the Pacific Center for Asset Management at UC San Diego. In this podcast we discuss: 1. The difference between quantitative and fundamental investing. 2. How to think about FX carry and momentum strategies. 3. How to use machine learning for trading

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John Kay is one of the UK’s leading economists. His books on the tax system, corporate strategy and banking have been widely praised, and is a fellow at St. Johns College Oxford. In this podcast we discuss: 1. The importance of science for policymakers and why they do not use it more. 2. Why the 1970s failed and later why neo-liberalism failed. 3. Why productivity could be under-estimated. 4. The importance for businesses not to obsess about profits.

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Gary is Paul Mellon Professor of American History at Cambridge University. He is a social and political historian of the twentieth century, with substantial interests in the late eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. He has also testified before the US Congress on immigration matters. In this podcast we discuss: 1. How Biden could continue Trump’s protectionist policies 2. When was the last time the US was as polarised as today 3. The challenges of a Biden administration

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Corey recently wrote an excellent piece on market liquidity and I had to have him as a guest. For background, he is co-founder and Chief Investment Officer of Newfound Research, a quantitative tactical asset management firm. He holds a Master of Science in Computational Finance from Carnegie Mellon University. In this podcast we discuss: 1. How central banks have pushed investors up the risk curve 2. The procyclicality of HFT liquidity provision 3. When do liquidity cascades end

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In this episode, I have a conversation with the super-smart and provocative thinker and investor, Alex Gurevich. In our wide-ranging chat, we discuss recent lessons learned, views on markets and risks to look out for. Specifically:

1. How not to become attached to one asset class or investment style.
2. How every crisis delivers something you’ve never seen before
3. Why crisis moments are when you should take most risk.
4. Why bonds can still be attractive even when yields are low
5. How keeping exposure to equities is still wise even if more declines are expected
6. Why Europe is a buy
7. How China has survived a major stress test
8. How to trade EM markets.
9. How supply chain failures are the biggest risk for the global economy.