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 Points from Narrative Economics by Robert Shiller

We can think of history as a succession of rare big events in which a story goes viral, often (but not always) with the help of an attractive celebrity (even a minor celebrity or fictional stock figure) whose attachment to … Continue reading

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Key Points from Book: Unknown Market Wizards: The Best Traders You’ve Never Heard Of

Jack D. Schwager is probably one of the best author on trading books that have ever been written. His first book, Market Wizards, published in 1989 has attained a cult status among market participants and helped them develop an edge … Continue reading

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Key Points from Book: The Great Demographic Reversal

The Great Demographic Reversal: Ageing Societies, Waning Inequality, and an Inflation Revival Charles Goodhart, Manoj Pradhan The summary below is key points from an excellent book discussing the outlook and challenges the global economy will face in the coming decades. … Continue reading

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Key Points from “The Elements of Style” by Strunk

– William Strunk Jr., Richard de A’Morelli Good writing is a skill that is useful in many occupations, in his classic book written first in 1918, Strunk offers plenty of tips in writing that could improve the readability and conciseness … Continue reading

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A Man and His Watch: Omega Seamaster 1957 and Speedmaster FOIS

Two of my favorite Omegas, a 60th anniversary Seamaster 1957 and Speedmaster FOIS Omega-man My first watch was a Timex with Eeyore from Winnie the Pooh picture on the dial, paired with a grey leather band. It cost about $20 … Continue reading

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