Tian HeadshotErik Townsend welcomes Tian Yang to MacroVoices. Erik and Tian discuss:

  • US growth cycle long in the tooth
  • US LEI’s holding up but US recession key theme
  • US credit cycle has definitely rolled over
  • Global liquidity also deteriorating sharply
  • China is also rolling over
  • Looking at global equities
  • Fixed income considerations
  • Consideration on the US dollar
  • Looking at Europe, Japan and Australia

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Tian Yang is Head of Research at Variant Perception, a macroeconomic research group catering to hedge funds, banks and family offices. Tian's work focuses on using proprietary leading indicators to generate actionable investment ideas.  Prior to joining Variant Perception in 2014, Tian worked as an equity derivatives trader for Bank of America Merrill Lynch, where he was jointly responsible for building out the delta one global index business. Tian attended Cambridge University, where he graduated in the top 2% of his cohort with a BA in Economics.