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About agent909

Kevin is a research analyst at a macro research firm and a private fund manager since 2012. He holds a Master of Management in Finance degree from McGill University and has passed all levels of CFA and FRM exam. Kevin is an avid traveler and photographer, with a record of 33 countries visited in 2016. He is a freelance contributor at Getty Image and is running two website in his spare time, journeyman.live and putamencapital.wordpress.com

A Reflection on Life’s Trouble

A lot of times in my life, when I think I have many problems, I ask myself, “do I have more trouble compared to other people in this life?” This is a very selfish question, for it mean that I … Continue reading

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Omega Seamaster 1957: A Watch that Seamaster 300 Should Have Been

It has been over one year since my last review of Rolex Datejust I, and three years since my review of Omega Seamaster 300, the watch that has striking resemblance with this Seamaster 1957 version. As someone who has a … Continue reading

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Now That I Passed the Whole CFA Program: Is it Worth the Effort?

If you are working in finance and have friends/colleague who did CFA level 3 exam last June, there is a good chance that you have seen them posting their exam result today, usually stating that they passed the whole CFA … Continue reading

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Macroeconomic Variables as Predictors of US Equity Returns

PDF: Macroeconomic Variables as Predictors of US Equity Returns Doyon Yulianto Abstract A significant amount of literature investigating the relationship between equity returns and macroeconomic variables has been produced since the 1970’s. While some studies confirmed the relationship between certain … Continue reading

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“La Citadelle, Quebec City”

The photograph was taken during my third month studying at McGill University, Canada. Back then, I was exhausted from pulling all nighter almost everyday to keep up with the abundant tasks the program required (it is a Master of Management … Continue reading

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