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.

Six Years After: A Personal Reflection

Random thoughts on a Friday night, to those who are lost and full of doubts. Today is a special day for me. If I remember correctly, today marks the 6th year anniversary since I officially quit medical school, an event … Continue reading

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Key Points from Book: The Price of Peace

THE PRICE OF PEACE: MONEY, DEMOCRACY, AND THE LIFE OF JOHN MAYNARD KEYNES by Zachary D. Carter Published in December 1923, A Tract on Monetary Reform was, like its predecessor, a deceptively technical title filled with shocking ideas.19 It was … Continue reading

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Key Points from Think Again: The Power of Knowing What You Don’t Know

by Adam Grant When people reflect on what it takes to be mentally fit, the first idea that comes to mind is usually intelligence. The smarter you are, the more complex the problems you can solve—and the faster you can … Continue reading

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Deng Xiaoping and the Transformation of China

Recently, in an effort to better understand the Chinese culture and history, I decided to read a well-acclaimed book on Chinese history between the 1960s until early 1990s that centered on the leadership of Deng Xiaoping, arguably one of the … Continue reading

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Key Points from The Cost of Free Money

Another well-written and provocative economic book I read last month was written by Paola Subacchi, Professor of International Economics at Queen Mary University of London and thought leader in global capital flow. In her book published last year, she argued … Continue reading

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