Macro Market Philosophy and the Rise of Populism

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To truly understand the behavior of the market and its ultimate drivers, one must have the correct philosophical framework. Tyler Kling at Macro Ops (Twitter: @MacroOps) goes in-depth with FS Insider to discuss investor behavior in light of the free will vs. determinism debate, the origins of psychohistory and its relationship to modeling complex phenomena, Ray Dalio’s work on long-term debt cycles, and how it all relates to the rise of populism and where we are in the current market cycle.

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Related links:
Populism and Europe’s False Trend
Cycles, Civilizations, and Empires
Unlocking the Economy of the Mind
Conference Board US Leading Economic Index
Michael Pettis on Capital Flows and Debt Crises

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