On today’s episode of “The Macro Trading Floor,” Andreas and Alfonso welcome David Woo CEO of David Woo Unbound to the show.
Recording ahead of Jackson Hole, David shares his outlook on a US recession, Fed policy vs economic growth, whether or not the Fed will be able to slay the inflation dragon and the importance of understanding politics as well as economics in this market regime. Finally, David shares his actionable trade idea, but to hear that, you'll have to tune in!
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Referenced In The Show:
Bridgewater Doubles Short Wagers in Europe to $10.5 Billion https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2022-06-23/bridgewater-doubles-bet-against-european-stocks-to-10-5-billion
Biden Unveils Plan to Free Students from ‘Unsustainable Debt https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2022-08-24/biden-set-to-freeze-student-loan-repayments-for-four-more-months
Kansas City Fed's George on rate hikes: 'We have more work to do' https://uk.news.yahoo.com/kansas-city-feds-george-rate-133641402.html
(00:34) Is Europe's Energy Crisis As Bad As Reported?
(01:00) Top Stories Of The Week
(07:43) Biden Unveils Plan to Cancel Student Debt
(12:35) Feature Interview With David Woo
(17:20) Fed Policy vs Economic Growth
(21:55) The Path Ahead For Midterms
(26:55) Can The Fed Slay The Inflation Dragon?
(29:42) Quantitative Tightening
(35:05) David's Actionable Trade Idea
(44:26) Post Interview: Final Thoughts
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