Author Archives: Journeyman

About Journeyman

A global macro analyst with over four years experience in the financial market, the author began his career as an equity analyst before transitioning to macro research focusing on Emerging Markets at a well-known independent research firm. He read voraciously, spending most of his free time following The Economist magazine and reading topics on finance and self-improvement. When off duty, he works part-time for Getty Images, taking pictures from all over the globe. To date, he has over 1200 pictures over 35 countries being sold through the company.

Key Summary from Books: Red Roulette

RED ROULETTE: AN INSIDER’S STORY OF WEALTH, POWER, CORRUPTION, AND VENGEANCE IN TODAY’S CHINA by Desmond Shum Growing up hungry and alone in Shanghai instilled in my dad a fear of forming deep connections with those around him. He hated … Continue reading

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Key Points from Iran: A Modern History

By Abbas Amanat Iran perhaps is one of the most invaded and most revolution-prone countries in world history, a debatable merit with lasting consequences. In between the Islamic conquest and the rise of the Safavid state, Iran survived more as … Continue reading

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Key Points: Has China Won? The Chinese Challenge To American Primacy

The intensifying rivalry between U.S. and China since Donald Trump presidency has brought into the headline many ideological conflicts between Western and Chinese version of capitalism and ideal society. In this book, Kishore Mahbubani laid out thinking process of leaders … Continue reading

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Key Points from Book – VALUES: BUILDING A BETTER WORLD FOR ALL

Mark Carney is without doubt one of the most respected central banker in the 21st century. His career spanned globally from Canada to Britain, and his breadth of knowledge is not limited to economic and financial world. In his book, … Continue reading

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Summer Trip to Gaspesie and Tadoussac, Quebec

The pandemic has prevented most people from travelling abroad over the past year and a half, with most of us caged in our home and varying restrictions imposed depending on the virus spread. After undergoing through multiple lockdowns, the healthcare … Continue reading

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