PhD Economist, Fund Manager

Daniel Lacalle is a PhD in Economy and fund manager. He holds the CIIA financial analyst title, with a post graduate degree in IESE and a master’s degree in economic investigation (UCV).

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The “Great Reset” And The Risk Of Greater Interventionism
Global debt is expected to soar to a record $277 trillion by the end of the year, according to the Institute of International Finance. Developed markets’ total debt - government, corporate and households - jumped to 432% of GDP in the third quarter.
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Is There Really A China Economic Miracle?
The year 2020 will be an extremely tough year for the European economy. Added to an unprecedented drop is a strong impact in the fourth quarter due to the new lockdowns.
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Brokers’ “Biden Trade” May Be Misguided
Many experts have rushed to make what has been regarded as “Biden trade” calls. The “Biden trade” is a recommendation to invest in assets that may benefit from a Democratic presidency judging by the policies announced throughout the campaign.
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Inflation Is Not A Social Policy
Central banks continue to be obsessed with inflation. Current monetary policy is like the behavior of a reckless driver running at 200 miles per hour, looking at the rear-view mirror and thinking “we have not crashed yet, let’s accelerate”.
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Central Bank Digital Currency, A Growth Or Financial Repression Tool?
The main central banks have been discussing the idea of implementing a digital currency. The rationale behind it escapes many citizens. It is basically another step in the effort to gradually get rid of physical currencies.
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No. More Debt Is Not The Answer
Unconventional monetary policy was not implemented because governments spent too little, but because governments spent too much, and could not finance themselves without central bank quantitative easing and asset purchases.
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STOCKS I FOLLOW

ABX Barrick Gold Corporation (Old)
BP BP p.l.c.
COPX GLOBAL X COPPER MINERS ETF
GLD SPDR Gold Trust ETF
GOLD Barrick Gold Corporation
SLV iShares Silver Trust
USO United States Oil Fund, LP

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Work Experience

Chief Investment Officer
Tressis Gestión SGIIC
September 2015 - Present (5 years 3 months)
Chief Executive Officer
Alphha Strategy Services
June 2015 - Present (5 years 6 months)

Macro analysis, strategy support

Senior Vice President and Portfolio Manager
PIMCO
October 2014 - May 2015 (8 months)

Energy and Utilities

Senior Portfolio Manager
Ecofin
November 2007 - October 2014 (7 years 1 month)

Senior Portfolio Manager. Energy & Utilities. Strong relationships with top management and industry contacts. Voted #1 Oil & Gas Buyside Professional in Extel 2011. Voted in Top 3 in both Oil & Gas and Utilities in 2010, 2009, 2008 and 2007.

Education

Universidad Católica de Valencia San Vicente Mártir
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
2016 / 2016
Economics Grade Cum Laude
Universidad Católica de Valencia San Vicente Mártir
Master's Degree
2013 / 2014
Master in Economy Investigation
IESE Business School - University of Navarra
PDDA
2003 / 2004
Business Management

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