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 Books: The Examined Life

The last book I picked to read in 2021 was rather unique, far from the fields I’m working in or from the other books I have been reading over the year. The Examined Life is written by psychoanalyst Stephen Grosz … Continue reading

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My New Year Covid Experience

After living quite responsibly for the pats two years, I finally tested positive for Covid-19 two days ago, after being tested negative 5 days earlier, the day when I did not feel particularly well. I was expecting a positive result … Continue reading

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Key Points from Books: The Economist’s View of The World

As the year goes to an end and my book list is getting shorter, I thought I’d share another eye-opening book, for both economist and non-economist alike, written by Steven E. Rhoads. The version I’m reading was published in the … Continue reading

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Key Points from Book: The Magic Money Tree and Other Economic Tales

by Forni Lorenzo My primary motivation for writing this book is that, all too often, economic policy seems to do harm and impose unnecessary costs on populations of many different countries. These costs result in the waste of scarce resources, … Continue reading

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Key Points from Books: Blowout

BLOWOUT: CORRUPTED DEMOCRACY, ROGUE STATE RUSSIA, AND THE RICHEST, MOST DESTRUCTIVE INDUSTRY ON EARTH by Rachel Maddow Turns out Putin made mistakes over the past fifteen years—big, fundamental, hard-to-reverse mistakes. That can happen when you try to build your country’s … Continue reading

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