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  1. The Ethereum Merge: Are Investors Backing Out?

    Bilal Hafeez, Dalvir Mandara

    Rate hikes, a potential recession, and a negative macro backdrop in general have set the stage for a cumulative drawdown of over 70% for ethereum from the November 2021 highs.

  2. Earnings Outlook: Little Recession Planning Yet

    John Tierney

    Much of Corporate America seems to be banking on a continued strong economy – both Carnival Corp and Federal Express provided good outlooks for the rest of 2022.

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  1. Six Charts I Cannot Ignore

    It is easy to get caught up in short-term market gyrations and miss the big picture. After all, the VIX is historically elevated, and markets are seeing major swings every few days.

  2. Asset Allocation Update: Watch the Fed

    The biggest question in markets today is whether the Fed will be willing to crush inflation even it means weaker equity markets.

  3. What Was the UK Like When the Queen Was Crowned in 1952?

    Queen Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Windsor is the longest reigning monarch in British history. She was crowned queen on 6 February 1952.

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  1. Predicting Stock Returns When the VIX Is High

    Sam van de Schootbrugge

    A Journal of Financial Economics paper explains why market sentiment measures are most valuable to investors when uncertainty is peaking.

  2. Stablecoin Watch: USDD Has Still Not Reclaimed Its Peg

    Dalvir Mandara

    We flagged the potential risks to Tron’s new algorithmic stablecoin, USDD. We warned of its similarities to the now-defunct TerraUSD (UST) stablecoin, and we were right.

  3. Miners Dump Their Bitcoin Holdings as Revenues Plummet

    Bilal Hafeez, Dalvir Mandara

    Inflation and aggressive hiking paths remain at the forefront of the bearish global macroeconomic outlook for cryptocurrencies.

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  1. Week Ahead: Fed to Focus on Short-term Inflation (20th Jun-24th Jun)

    Andrew Simon and Dominique Dwor-Frecaut recap the past action-packed week. Short-term inflation prints are now driving Fed policy, so expect to see further volatility.

  2. Bloomberg TV Interview: Fed Meeting Preview – What Does the Market Want?

    Our Senior Macro Strategist Dominique Dwor-Frecaut appeared on Bloomberg TV this morning to share her thoughts ahead of the upcoming Fed meeting...

  3. Week Ahead: What to Expect from FOMC Meeting (13th Jun-19th Jun)

    Andrew Simon and Dominique Dwor-Frecaut share their thoughts on the latest US CPI numbers, the key things to focus on in the upcoming FOMC meeting...

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  1. Stablecoin: What Should an Investor Know?

    Dalvir Mandara

    Stablecoins are cryptocurrencies that are supposed to maintain a 1:1 peg against a reference asset (e.g., USD).

  2. What Are TLTROs? And How Will They Affect ECB Monetary Policy in 2022?

    Henry Occleston

    Targeted longer-term refinancing operations (TLTROs) are a form of non-regular, longer-term lending the Eurosystem offers to banks.

  3. Why Is the EU Looking to Ban Russian Oil?

    Henry Occleston

    The European Union (EU) is debating a ban (or embargo) on imports of Russian crude oil and petroleum.

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  1. Ep. 118: Raymond Sagayam on the Biggest Overlooked Market Risk, Building World Class Teams, and Lessons from Bodybuilding 

    Ray is the Chief Investment Officer of Fixed Income at Pictet Asset Management. He joined Pictet in 2010 as Head of Total Return Fixed Income, before becoming CIO in 2017 and an Equity Partner in 2018.

  2. Ep. 117: Dominique Dwor-Frecaut on How the Fed is Setting Policy and Why an 8% US Interest Rate is Likely

    Dominique Dwor-Frecaut is a Senior Macro Strategist for Macro Hive based in Los Angeles. She has been producing alpha-generating trade ideas...

  3. Ep. 116: Bert Gochet on China Risks, India’s Future and Brazil’s Commodities 

    Bert is a macro strategist at Macro Hive, specialising in Emerging Markets strategy. Between 2009 and 2017, he was co-head of EM strategy...

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Bilal Hafeez
Bilal Hafeez

Bilal Hafeez: CEO & Head of Research

Before starting Macro Hive, Bilal was Global Head of International Fixed Income Strategy at Nomura, and Head of Multi-Asset Research and Advisor to the CEO at Deutsche Bank. Bilal started his twenty-year career at JP Morgan. Academically, Bilal was an Honorary Visiting Professor of Finance at Cass Business School and studied Economics at St Johns College, Cambridge.

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Andrew Simon
Andrew Simon

Andrew Simon: Chief Operating Officer

Andrew spent over 25 years in finance on both the buy and sell side. He co-founded Eschaton Opportunities, a $100 million hedge fund focused on global thematic value investing. Earlier in his career, Andrew led JP Morgan's institutional sales business across foreign exchange and emerging markets in Europe, ran Lehman's global derivative sales business, and managed Deutsche Bank's European currency option trading and derivative research business.

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