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  • Every week, one of the best worldwide macro investors joins this unique show to talk about the economy, markets and elaborate the next big actionable macro trade! The show is hosted by two young and institutionally successful European macro stars: Alfonso Peccatiello (former Head of a $20bn Investment Portfolio at ING) and Andreas Steno Larsen (former Chief Strategist at Nordea).
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Episodes
  • Oct 2 2022
    On today’s episode of “The Macro Trading Floor,” Andreas and Alfonso discuss the top stories of the week from the Bank of England announcing emergency gilt market operations, recent volatility in currency markets & the Nord Stream gas leak. With so much happening in currencies as the US dollar continues marching higher, Alfonso & Andreas take the time to highlight the key indicators to look at in FX markets. Just how are indicators such as inflation, energy & interest rates effecting currencies around the world? Finally, Andreas and Alfonso highlight the good, bad & safe haven currencies with an actionable trade idea, but to hear that, you'll have to tune in! -- This episode is sponsored by Saxo Bank. Saxo Bank offers unparalleled market coverage across fiat, crypto and metals. Moreover, they provide free currency subaccounts and competitive interest rates on deposits in local currencies. Learn more at https://goto.saxo/macrofx -- Digital Asset Summit is crypto's most institutional conference. DAS is the only conference that truly combines the worlds of macro finance and crypto, with speakers like Stani Kulechov, Andrew Peel, Lisa Cameron, Jon Cheesman and Thomas Uhm. Visit https://blockworks.co/events/ and sign up for 20% off with code "MACRO." -- Follow Andreas: https://twitter.com/AndreasSteno  Follow Alf: https://twitter.com/MacroAlf Follow Blockworks: https://twitter.com/Blockworks_  Subscribe To The Macro Compass: https://themacrocompass.substack.com/  Subscribe To Stenos Signals: https://andreassteno.substack.com/  Get top market insights and the latest in crypto news. Subscribe to Blockworks Daily Newsletter: https://blockworks.co/newsletter/ -- Referenced In The Show: Bank of England announces gilt market operation https://www.bankofengland.co.uk/news/2022/september/bank-of-england-announces-gilt-market-operation  Bank of England launches £65bn move to calm markets https://www.ft.com/content/756e81d1-b2a6-4580-9054-206386353c4e  Nord Stream gas leak continues to bubble in the Baltic Sea as EU diplomat suspects sabotage https://news.sky.com/video/nord-stream-gas-leak-continues-to-bubble-in-the-baltic-sea-as-eu-diplomat-suspects-sabotage-12706871 -- (00:00) Introduction (01:18) Bank of England Announces Gilt Market Operation (05:09) Risks In European Bond Markets (09:12) What Does This Mean For Markets? (12:15) Feature Interview With Andreas (13:22) The Bull Case For Risk Assets (19:31) What Options Do Central Banks Have? (24:38) Andreas' Actionable Trade Idea (29:17) Feature Interview With Alfonso (31:44) Geopolitical Risk In The Baltic Sea (37:01) The Strongest & Weakest Global Currencies (40:56) Alfonso’s Actionable Trade Ideas (43:13) Post Interview Final Thoughts -- Disclaimer: Nothing discussed on The Macro Trading Floor should be considered as investment advice. Please always do your own research & speak to a financial advisor before thinking about, thinking about putting your money into these crazy markets.
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    49 mins
  • Sep 25 2022
    On today’s episode of “The Macro Trading Floor,” Andreas and Alfonso welcome Bob Elliott Co-Founder, CEO & CIO of Unlimited Funds to the show. With U.S inflation still above 8%, Bob walks through previous periods of inflation and describes what kind of portfolios are best suited to periods of high inflation. How does the traditional 60/40, risk parity and often deemed commodity inflation hedges such as gold perform in inflationary periods? Finally, Bob shares his actionable trade idea, but to hear that, you'll have to tune in! -- This episode is sponsored by Saxo Bank. Saxo Bank offers unparalleled market coverage across fiat, crypto and metals. Moreover, they provide free currency subaccounts and competitive interest rates on deposits in local currencies. Learn more at https://goto.saxo/macrofx -- Digital Asset Summit is crypto's most institutional conference. DAS is the only conference that truly combines the worlds of macro finance and crypto, with speakers like Stani Kulechov, Andrew Peel, Lisa Cameron, Jon Cheesman and Thomas Uhm. Visit https://blockworks.co/events/ and sign up for 20% off with code "MACRO." -- Follow Bob: https://twitter.com/BobEUnlimited Follow Andreas: https://twitter.com/AndreasSteno  Follow Alf: https://twitter.com/MacroAlf Follow Blockworks: https://twitter.com/Blockworks_  Subscribe To The Macro Compass: https://themacrocompass.substack.com/  Subscribe To Stenos Signals: https://andreassteno.substack.com/  Get top market insights and the latest in crypto news. Subscribe to Blockworks Daily Newsletter: https://blockworks.co/newsletter/ -- (00:00) Introduction (00:33) The FOMC Meeting (07:16) An Update On The European Energy Crisis (11:56) Feature Interview With Bob Elliot (13:48) Central Banks Reaction To Inflation (16:05) Powell Doesn't Wan't To Repeat The Mistake of The 1970's (19:22) Asset Allocation During Inflationary Periods (22:16) Gold (25:35) Commodities In This Environment (28:10) The Role of The 60/40 Portfolio (34:32) Bob's Actionable Trade Idea (43:28) Post Interview: Final Thoughts -- Disclaimer: Nothing discussed on The Macro Trading Floor should be considered as investment advice. Please always do your own research & speak to a financial advisor before thinking about, thinking about putting your money into these crazy markets.
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    54 mins
  • Sep 18 2022
    On today’s episode of “The Macro Trading Floor,” Alfonso takes a week out and substitutes in Jack Farley Host of another Blockworks podcast titled "Forward Guidance". Andreas and Jack welcome Andrew Simon, Chief Operating Officer of Macro Hive to the show for a discussion on one of the most widely discussed topics in markets, energy. Seeing no sings of a reversal in the bullish trend for energy, particularly oil & natural gas, Andrew makes the case for why politicians around the world are actually contributing to the higher prices. Finally, Andrew shares his actionable trade idea, but to hear that, you'll have to tune in! -- This episode is sponsored by Saxo Bank. Saxo Bank offers unparalleled market coverage across fiat, crypto and metals. Moreover, they provide free currency subaccounts and competitive interest rates on deposits in local currencies. Learn more at https://goto.saxo/macrofx --  Follow Andrew: https://twitter.com/Asimoan28 Follow Andreas: https://twitter.com/AndreasSteno  Follow Jack: https://twitter.com/JackFarley96 Follow Blockworks: https://twitter.com/Blockworks_  Subscribe To The Macro Compass: https://themacrocompass.substack.com/  Subscribe To Stenos Signals: https://andreassteno.substack.com/  Get top market insights and the latest in crypto news. Subscribe to Blockworks Daily Newsletter: https://blockworks.co/newsletter/ --  Timestamps:  (00:00) Introduction  (04:19) Inflation Surprised To The Upside (06:36) Energy's Effect On Inflation (11:06) Feature Interview With Andrew Simon (12:27) What Is Happening In Energy? (19:32) Why Andrew Is Bullish On Oil (28:28) Political Risk of Being Long Energy (30:32 )The Strategic Petroleum Reserve (36:51) Andrew's Actionable Trade Idea (44:09) The Oil Price vs 2008 (48:16) Post Interview: Final Thoughts -- Disclaimer: Nothing discussed on The Macro Trading Floor should be considered as investment advice. Please always do your own research & speak to a financial advisor before thinking about, thinking about putting your money into these crazy markets.
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    1 hr and 2 mins

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