By Bilal Hafeez 25-09-2020

Ep. 29: Charlie McElligott On Everything Duration, Secular Growth Trades And US Elections

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Charlie McElligott is the leading expert on all things positioning, flow, sentiment and quant factors. He is a Managing Director and Cross-Asset Macro Strategist for the Global Markets Americas business at Nomura Securities International, with more than 15 years’ experience in macro markets. Prior to joining Nomura, Charlie was Head of US Cross-Asset Macro Strategy at RBC Capital Markets. Before that, he spent eight years at UBS. In this podcast we discuss:

1. Understanding the impact of low real yields and “everything duration” trade
2. How momentum and secular growth (tech) trades have converged
3. Will value trades ever work?
4. What indicators to use to identify sharp market reversals
5. The importance of dealer gamma
6. What happened during the summer melt-up in tech
7. Views on recent market correction
8. Favourite trades around US election
9. Personal stuff: Charlie’s paleo approach and longevity supplements
10. Books: Jon Krakauer’s ‘Into Thin Air’


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