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Macro Ops is a collective of amazing humans continually improving in life. From the Global Macro space of financial markets, we reach further than just finance, learning from people in all walks of life in order to bring that mindset, those skills, that thinking into making ourselves better all around. Cover art photo provided by Tobias van Schneider on Unsplash: https://unsplash.com/@vanschneider


Macro Ops - Spinoff Investing with Richard Howe
Dec 13 • 66 min
This is an all-out spin-off podcast. Brandon chats with Richard Howe, founder of StockSpinoffInvesting.com. Brandon and Richard discuss everything spin-off related. Richard focuses on smaller-cap spin-offs, and goes deep into his research process. The…
Market Gaggle - December FOMC Decision with Alex and Chris
Dec 11 • 29 min
Today we cover the FOMC decision to keep rates unchanged and some effects in emerging markets, currencies and metals We also cover the upcoming presidential election, briefly Join our email list at https://macro-ops.com Follow us on Twitter at: Chris…
Vol Trader Darrin John Talks Edges, Opportunities And The Benefits Of Being An Individual Trader
Dec 10 • 113 min
Our most requested guest is back for yet another deep dive, well to be honest, we nerd out on nuances of trading, strategies, edges and what it takes to be successful as an individual trader. Reach out to Darrin on Twitter @darjohn25 Find Chris on Twitter…
Market Gaggle - FOMC Week December Decision
Dec 8 • 51 min
It’s FOMC Week and all the follow on interest rate policy decisions around the world. This week Chris and Alex talk about the S&P500 all time highs and misguided beliefs on bull markets Copper breaks out of a very tight low vol range as did $GBP Alex…
The Market Gaggle - Global Macro, Value Investing, Quantitate and Systems Trading, Tax Loss Selling, FX
Dec 8 • 53 min
This week in the Market Gaggle, Chris and Brandon cover an interesting chart going back to 1872 on the S&P 500, you can view it here http://bit.ly/340HaOc Chris calls foul on the “longest bull market in history” and talks a bit about sector rotation and…
Macro Ops Weekly Market Gaggle
Dec 3 • 32 min
This week Chris, Alex and Brandon talk about Historical Low Volatility in G10 FX and Commodities, Bullish Markets, the Santa Claus Rally and Brandon shares a couple of stocks he’s stalking for the end of the year Tax Loss Selling strategy Be sure to join…
Professional Poker Player Turned Trader - Macro Nakamoto
Nov 24 • 52 min
On the show, Brandon talks to Macro Ops Collective Member Macro Nakamoto. Nakamoto is a professional poker player and brings a unique perspective to the world of financial markets. If you like poker, this podcast is for you. They go into the weeds about…
Macro Ops Calls For New Bull Market In US Equities
Sep 19 • 17 min
Yesterday Alex and Chris talked a lot about the bull case for equities and today Chris follows up with the technical and catalysts that he’s seeing from the systematic and technical side of the market. Macro Ops consensus is bullish for US Equities If you…
Repo Rates, FOMC, Saudi Arabian False Flag and The Upcoming Bull Market with Alex Barrow
Sep 18 • 106 min
Alex Barrow, Co-Founder and Head Macro Strategist at Macro-Ops joins Chris to talk about: A False Flag in Saudi Arabia The Repo Rates scare FOMC meeting and Chair Powell’s press conference The fuel to rocket equity indexes to new all time highs…
Mr Bean Returns To Break Down His Approach To Value Investing
Aug 27 • 120 min
Macro Ops newest addition Mr. Bean returns to talk about his approach to value investing and goes against the common wisdom of the Value space. You can reach him at [email protected] or @marketplunger1 on Twitter You can reach Chris at…
Alex Barrow Talks Bonds, Metals, Value, Politics But Definitely Does NOT Talk About Dollar
Aug 21 • 82 min
Chris and Alex make a follow up to their last podcast where they talked about the imminent Macro move that was staring us down back in June and where we go from here As always Alex provides some great insights in to the world of Macro, touches on some Geo…
Vol Trader Darrin John Returns
Jul 2 • 149 min
This week Chris welcomes back @darjohn25 Darrin Johnson a volatility trader. This is a very intricate, detailed and thorough discussion about trading for a living by two traders who’ve been in the trading for a living game for a long time. Real talk about…
Iran, Post Fed Announcement And A Victory Lap For Alex
Jun 20 • 31 min
This is a solo episode where Chris runs through the day after the fed announcement and Iran further tensions.
Everything Relies On The US Dollar With Alex Barrow
Jun 12 • 110 min
It all depends on the Dollar, bottom line. Alex Barrow returns to chat about the Global Macro landscape and what he thinks about how markets will be playing out going forward. We talk about: USD Gold Bonds Emerging Markets Equities Market Regimes and how…
Crypto Meets Global Macro And China
May 19 • 28 min
Chris D talks about the most hated (or loved) cryptocurrency space. This is not an episode about HODL’ing, moons and lambos. Rather Chris talks about some of the features and benefits of trading cryptocurrencies. Differences between spot and the Bitcoin…
Volatility Trader Darrin Johnson
May 6 • 126 min
Chris chats with fellow trader Darrin Johnson. Darrin is a volatility trader, trading for himself rather than working at a firm. His ideas, approach and techniques to trading are rigorously researched and thought through. He has spent a lot of time…
Weekly Global Macro Chart Review - May 5 2019
May 5 • 67 min
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 the video platform and these reviews will also be available with Chart…
Weekly Macro Chart Analysis
Apr 28 • 60 min
ChrisD does his weekly chart analysis of the Global Macro space. Chris focuses on Currencies, Interest Rates, Equity Indices, Energy, Metals, emerging market currencies under pressure and of course Tesla makes an appearance. Spoiler, the dollar is in…
The Global Macro Picture Is Ready To Explode, But When? - Euro, Bonds, Metals, Inflation, Inverted Yield Curve, China, $YTRA and Equity Indexes
Apr 3 • 99 min
This episode Chris and Alex Barrow Co Founder and Chief Macro Strategist of Macro-Ops.com, talk about the major moves that are shaping up in the Global Macro space. Alex has pushed out a number of reports the past few weeks about the topic. By the way…
Biren Shah Part 2 - Tesla is out of ammo. Also a bit more about the Eurodollar system and Uranium
Mar 28 • 60 min
This is a follow up episode with Biren Shah @perseidcapital on Twitter and https://perseid-capital.com We go further down the $tslaq bear case and why this quarter is make or break time for Tesla. They’ve run out of ammo and he feels that unless they have…
Global Macro and Value Investing Collide, Mr Bean is Macro Ops Newest Addition
Mar 25 • 140 min
Todays we introduce Macro-Ops newest addition, “Mr. Bean”. Mr. Bean is a value investor with over 13 years experience thinking his way through the value landscape. We get into the Shippers sector, a longer term theme we are following closely here at Macro…
Tesla Short Catalysts, Eurodollar Threats Imminent Equity Market Weakness and Uranium with Biren Shah
Mar 23 • 74 min
This week Chris speaks with Biren Shah who runs a family office. Biren is very bearish on Tesla, but more importantly he breaks down some of the catalysts to the $TESLAQ or the more dramatic rapid move down that is upon us. Biren has written a lot more…
The Beaten Down Shipping Sector And A Tesla Teaser
Mar 19 • 41 min
Alex and Chris talk about the beaten down Shipping Sector. Not our typical 2 plus hour sessions, this time we focus our discussion on a research report Alex released this week about shipbuilders. Get the full report FOR FREE at…
Brexit, Yellow Jackets, Venezuela and Global Crisis Response with Ben Hockman
Mar 15 • 53 min
This week Chris speaks with Ben Hockman Ben is part of an Incident Response team for one of the largest financial institutions in the world. With a heavy focus on Cyber Security, Intelligence, Terrorism and Physical Security, with very operational roles…
Major Global Macro Moves Happening Right Now
Mar 2 • 42 min
This is a solo cast with me Chris D. I’m a trader, a quantitative systemic trader, and I look at price action to come up with a repeatable approach to trading the Global Macro space. Generally speaking the markets don’t line up all together in a way that…
Alex, Tyler, Chris and Mr. B talk Macro Intelligence Report, Global Macro, Value, Systems Trading and Vol.
Feb 27 • 161 min
Quick Take away from a monster 3+ hour session, Chris hosts a Macro Ops roundtable with Alex Barrow, Tyler Kling and Mr. B. If you want more of this Check out what we are doing at https://macro-ops.com/global-macro-research/ This is a monster podcast,…
Macro Musings - China, EURUSD, Quants, Hardcore History, Breathing
Feb 15 • 44 min
Today’s episode is an audio expansion on the weekly Macro Musings email from our free https://macro-ops.com/global-macro-research/ This is a solo episode, with me Chris, expanding a bit about an article from Brian MacKenzie…
Trading Strategies: Curve Fitting and Over Optimization
Feb 7 • 24 min
Chris and Tyler talk about curve fitting and over optimization of trading strategies. This episode is a lot shorter than normal, we touch on a single subject vs going deep on the markets. If you like it and want more, let us know what you’d like to hear.…
Macro Ops Monthly Intelligence Report, Dollar, Tesla and Birds with Alex Barrow
Jan 22 • 140 min
Chris sits down and chats with Macro-Ops Co-Founder Alex Barrow. This one goes deep! If you are looking for an abridged version of the Monthly Intelligence Report, this isn’t it. If you want to download Alex’s views on the markets into your brain…
Volatility, Smart Beta, Ancient Chinese Philosophy and Poker
Jan 20 • 65 min
Chris chats with Macro-Ops Co-Founder Tyler Kling. We discuss how Tyler got into the finance world out of school at a family office, then moving on to trading for himself. Tyler is heavily focused on the Volatility Complex and talks about a call he put…