The Holy Grail of Macro Investing | Eric Crittenden

On todays episode of Forward Guidance Eric Crittenden Chief Investment Officer at Standpoint Asset Management joins the show for a deep dive into the world of systematic macro investing.

Eric walks through the current market outlook as many investors battle with recessionary concerns, but an equity market that continues climbing higher. Using a macro trend strategy and focusing on term structure, trend & liquidity, Eric explains how a systematic approach can help generate returns, as he was able to outperform the index since the launch of Standpoint in 2020. Finally, Eric shares his outlook for a variety of assets that his macro trend strategy is signalling both bullish & bearish signs for, but to hear that, you'll have to tune in!


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(00:00) Finding Opportunities Using A Macro Trend Strategy

(04:21) Why Eric Has Been Long Japan, U.S & Europe In 2023

(08:54) Generating Returns Using A Quantitative Strategy

(15:27) How Market Structure Has Changed Since The 1980's

(18:06) Shorting Oil In 2023

(20:45) Permissionless

(21:22) Market Hedging

(27:53) Market Liquidity

(29:49) Launching Standpoint In 2020

(33:18) Artificial Intelligence

(39:49) Blockworks Research

(40:49) Harvesting Risk Premium

(49:51) Eric's Principles For Successful Trading

(55:19) What Will AI's Role Be In Financial Markets?

(59:39) The Psychology Of Macro Trend

(01:03:39) Gold


Disclaimer: Nothing discussed on Forward Guidance should be considered as investment advice. Please always do your own research & speak to a financial advisor before thinking about, thinking about putting your money into these crazy markets.

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