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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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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Furloughed Jobs Disguise The Eurozone Employment Crisis
Eurostat said it estimates that over 15.6 million people in the EU and around 13.2 million in the euro area were unemployed in August. Compared with July, the number of unemployed increased by 238,000 in the EU and 251,000 in the euro area.
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Fundamentals Do Matter
Following the central bank only works in the United States and particularly in technology companies. In Europe, following the central bank is not only a bad idea. It is counterproductive.
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New Lockdowns Could Lead Europe To Economic Depression
European economies cannot survive a new series of lockdowns, even if governments call them “targeted”. Why?
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The Recovery Stalls
The Economic Sentiment Index of the European Commission for August shows that the recovery of the European economy is slowing down.
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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 2 months)
Chief Executive Officer
Alphha Strategy Services
June 2015 - Present (5 years 5 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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