The Shifting Landscape in Macroeconomics with Martin Essex of DailyFX.com

A few weeks ago, our very own Mark Meadows went onto the DailyFX podcast and spoke with host Martin Essex. Now, we’re flipping that around and bringing Martin onto Limit Up! Martin is an analyst and editor over at DailyFX and has previously written for The Wall Street Journal, Reuters and the BBC.

A few weeks ago, our very own Mark Meadows went onto the DailyFX podcast and spoke with host Martin Essex. Now, we’re flipping that around and bringing Martin onto Limit Up! Martin is an analyst and editor over at DailyFX and has previously written for The Wall Street Journal, Reuters and the BBC.

Jeff talks with Martin about all things Macroeconomics, the Euro and how it’s all coming back to rethinking capitalism. Their conversation was so good, we decided to split it into two parts. So enjoy part 1 of the show!

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  • [00:46] - This week: Martin Essex
  • [02:04] - TopStepTrader 7th Anniversary
  • [02:32] - MARKet Reaction with Mark Meadows
  • [04:05] - Martin Essex introduction
  • [04:32] - Jeff Carter Interview with Martin Essex
    • [04:52] - DailyFX - Forex Market News & Analysis
    • [05:48] - How did you get interested in finance?
    • [07:00] - What is the most intriguing thing to you about economics?
    • [08:41] - Linking Finance & Macroeconomics - John Cochrane
    • [08:53] - Lawrence Summers work in the World Bank, Clinton Administration and Economics.
    • [10:11] - The work of Gary Becker in social science and finance
    • [10:50] - The Challenge of Immigration: A Radical Solution
    • [11:16] - Where would you apply economics differently?
    • [15:04] - Could Europe deconstruct the regulatory state like Trump?
    • [17:45] - Relationship capitalism from Luigi Zingales
    • [18:08] - Worries about economic forecasting
    • [19:24] - Bernard Connolly & analysis of the Euro
    • [20:45] - Combining economics and technical analysis
    • [23:54] - Read up first if you are beginning to trade
    • [25:32] - TopStepTrader allows paper trading

Limit Up! Is hosted by Jeff Carter. Jeff is a general partner at West Loop Ventures. In April of 2007, he co-founded Hyde Park Angels and spearheaded the growth and development of one of the most active angel groups in the United States. He has consulted on the startup of several other angel groups. He is a former independent trader and member of the CME Board of Directors and was part of a small group that transformed CME from an open outcry exchange to the largest electronic exchange in the world. In 1998, CME was worth $182,134,000 in membership enterprise value.  Today it’s worth $55 Billion.

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