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Global Macro Trading: Profiting in a New World Economy by Greg Gliner

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Chapter 1Surveying the Global Macro Landscape

Global macro, short for global macroeconomics, is the strategy of using economic theory, educated guesses about the macroeconomic environment, and geopolitical events to make large-scale investments around the world. It’s one of the most important strategies for any global investor, no matter if they are retail or institutional, because global events have a substantial influence on the performance of any type of investment.

Global macro is often considered the most flexible and opportunistic hedge fund strategy, due to the scope of traded products and the number of markets it covers. Its aim is to preserve capital, using stringent risk management to limit drawdowns. Profits are made through trades ...

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