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The Market Gaggle by Pollinate Trading

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Pollinate Trading is a collective of amazing humans continually improving in life. We cover not only financial markets, we reach further than just finance, learning from people in all walks of life in order to bring that mindset, those skills, that thinking into making ourselves better all around. l… read more

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When To Expect The Market To Bottom in 2022 With Seth Golden

May 3rd, 2022


Finom Groups Seth Golden tells of his story starting as a day trader in 1999 to now running a successful research firm with one of the best weekly …

You Were Lied To

April 20th, 2022


Ask yourself, what is the goal of being in the markets? Be honest with yourself. Is it to spend all day watching CNBC/Bloomberg? Is it being right on Twitter and dunking on people? If that's the case, then change …

The Triple Halving - Ethereum to $150k with SquishChaos

May 26th, 2021


SquishChaos (@SqhishChaos on Twitter) joins Chris and Aaron (Derek and Hansel) about his Triple Halving theory which will take $ETH to $30-50k and then finally a massive run to $150k in 2022.   

If you want to get …

Arca CIO Jeff Dorman

March 24th, 2021


Chief investment officer of a crypto hedge fund, Jeff Dorman and Chris chat about regulation in the crypto space, ArcaCoin, Interest …

Market Gaggle - Crypto #SoHotRightNow

March 23rd, 2021


Crypto Derek Zoolander (Aaron) and Crypto Hansel (Chris)  #SoHotRightNow  

💎 Market Review 

💎 CFTC Fines Coinbase and they delay their IPO 

💎 ETH …

Crypto, DeFi and NFT's with Crypto Derek Zoolander

March 15th, 2021


This week Chris and Crypto Derek Zoolander (Aaron) talks about getting started in crypto, then going down the …

Carter Thomas discusses DeFi's MASSIVE potentials

February 11th, 2021


Today Chris spoke with Carter Thomas going deep into the DeFi space, talking about how to do participate through a loan against a crypto asset and staking.  The really big opportunity that is not being addressed yet in …

Breaking down Robinhood, $GME, displaced workers and middle class revolt

February 5th, 2021


Get signed up for our FREE Weekly Newsletter where I go deep on systems trading, market regimes, crypto, macro, equities, currencies and futures

Ray Dalio Calls Threat to Dollar As Reserve Currency

October 22nd, 2020


Ray Dalio calls for a dollar collapse. Chris explains what that really means and how beneficial that will be if you are prepared and positioned to …

Trading For Long Term Compounding Returns

October 22nd, 2020


Warren Buffett is best known for his ability to pick stocks and earn compounding interest over the long haul.   Most people associate trading with …

Bull Market Will Rally On and a Dem Sweep, with Alex Barrow

October 9th, 2020


Alex Barros @MacroOps on Twitter, Co-Founder and Chief Market Strategist at Macro Ops joins Chris today to talk about the upcoming bull market in …

Bitcoin price predictions and Microstrategy invests $250m in Bitcoin

August 13th, 2020


Breaking News, MicroStrategy invests 20% of its treasury capital in Bitcoin stating it is a better store of value and a better investment than anything else out there. 

Some BTC and ETH price predictions

10,000 Hours To Trading Mastery

July 15th, 2020


If you are familiar with Malcolm Gladwell's idea that it takes about 10,000 hours of work on a topic to become good at it, paraphrasing, then how do …

Market Regimes and Characteristics Of Each Regime

July 5th, 2020



Sign up for my FREE email where I go deep multiple times per week on markets, trading strategies, theories and …

Systems Trading and the Hierarchy of Technicals by Alex Barrow

June 18th, 2020


Alex Barrow @macro-ops on Twitter sent out an email this morning about his hierarchy of market technicals, and I thought it was great. So I just wanted to piggy back on his insights because they summarize how important …

Trading Stories: Y2k and 9/11

June 18th, 2020


Looking back, as much as things have changed, they've stayed the same. 

I started trading in 1999, I was the equivalent of the RobinHood generation now, back then. 

In this episode I go back in time and go over the dot …

Forex Market - A Quick End Of Day Overview

June 11th, 2020


Today Chris covers a couple of setups in the FX/Currencies markets.

This is a quick episode, let me know if you like these short ones or prefer the longer form?


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Staying Bullish Through All The Chaos

June 10th, 2020


Today Chris talks about how he stayed bullish through the pandemic, financial crisis, unemployment and the chaos the past few months. 

Systems Trading Long and Short Term

June 9th, 2020


Today Chris does a solo episode going into how he uses systems for long term and short term investing and trading the markets. 

It all starts with …

Futures and Crypto Trader Carter Thomas

April 16th, 2020


The Macro Ops Podcast is sponsored by Maverick Trading - If you are an individual trader, I can' t think of any reason why you wouldn't want to trade …

Navigating COVID19 Financial Meltdown With John Lott CEO of J. Lott & Co a Global Macro Hedge Fund

April 6th, 2020


The Macro Ops Podcast is sponsored by Maverick Trading - If you are an individual trader, I can' t think of any reason why you wouldn't want to trade …

Crisis Mode: How To Correctly Prepare For Being Locked Down

March 16th, 2020


This week Chris does a solo episode about civil crisis. 

Chris has spent more than a decade in crisis sites in the military and as part of the US …

Is The Santa Claus Rally For Real And Other Seasonality Trades

December 18th, 2019


Alex, Brandon and Chris discuss the Santa Claus rally -   

Chris shares his quantitative backtested results of how to trade the Santa Claus Rally.   

The Market Gaggle Week Ahead Dec 15 2019

December 15th, 2019


The Market Gaggle Week Ahead - this week we talk about the effects of FOMC no cut/hike, Brexit and China and how that effects markets going in to the …

Macro Ops - Spinoff Investing with Richard Howe

December 13th, 2019


This is an all-out spin-off podcast. Brandon chats with Richard Howe, founder of Brandon and Richard discuss everything spin-off related. Richard focuses on smaller-cap spin-offs, and goes …

Market Gaggle - December FOMC Decision with Alex and Chris

December 11th, 2019


Today we cover the FOMC decision to keep rates unchanged and some effects in emerging markets, currencies and metals  

We also cover the upcoming presidential election, briefly  

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Vol Trader Darrin John Talks Edges, Opportunities And The Benefits Of Being An Individual Trader

December 10th, 2019


Our most requested guest is back for yet another deep dive, well to be honest, we nerd out on nuances of trading, strategies, edges and what it takes …

Market Gaggle - FOMC Week December Decision

December 9th, 2019


It's FOMC Week and all the follow on interest rate policy decisions around the world.  

This week Chris and Alex talk about the S&P500 all time …

The Market Gaggle - Global Macro, Value Investing, Quantitate and Systems Trading, Tax Loss Selling, FX

December 9th, 2019


This week in the Market Gaggle, Chris and Brandon cover an interesting chart going back to 1872 on the S&P 500, you can view it here

Macro Ops Weekly Market Gaggle

December 3rd, 2019


This week Chris, Alex and Brandon talk about 

Historical Low Volatility in G10 FX and Commodities, Bullish Markets, the Santa Claus Rally and Brandon …

Professional Poker Player Turned Trader - Macro Nakamoto

November 25th, 2019


On the show, Brandon talks to Macro Ops Collective Member Macro Nakamoto. Nakamoto is a professional poker player and brings a unique perspective to …

Macro Ops Calls For New Bull Market In US Equities

September 19th, 2019


Yesterday Alex and Chris talked a lot about the bull case for equities and today Chris follows up with the technical and catalysts that he's seeing …

Repo Rates, FOMC, Saudi Arabian False Flag and The Upcoming Bull Market with Alex Barrow

September 18th, 2019


Alex Barrow, Co-Founder and Head Macro Strategist at Macro-Ops joins Chris to talk about:

A False Flag in Saudi Arabia 

The Repo Rates scare

FOMC meeting and Chair Powell's press conference

The fuel to rocket equity …

Mr Bean Returns To Break Down His Approach To Value Investing

August 27th, 2019


Macro Ops newest addition Mr. Bean returns to talk about his approach to value investing and goes against the common wisdom of the Value space. 

You can reach him at or @marketplunger1 on Twitter

Alex Barrow Talks Bonds, Metals, Value, Politics But Definitely Does NOT Talk About Dollar

August 21st, 2019


Chris and Alex make a follow up to their last podcast where they talked about the imminent Macro move that was staring us down back in June and where …

Vol Trader Darrin John Returns

July 2nd, 2019


The Macro Ops Podcast is sponsored by Maverick Trading - If you are an individual trader, I can' t think of any reason why you wouldn't want to trade …

Iran, Post Fed Announcement And A Victory Lap For Alex

June 20th, 2019


This is a solo episode where Chris runs through the day after the fed announcement and Iran further tensions.


This episode is sponsored by
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Everything Relies On The US Dollar With Alex Barrow

June 13th, 2019


It all depends on the Dollar, bottom line. 

Alex Barrow returns to chat about the Global Macro landscape and what he thinks about how markets will be …

Crypto Meets Global Macro And China

May 19th, 2019


Chris D talks about the most hated (or loved) cryptocurrency space. This is not an episode about HODL’ing, moons and lambos. Rather Chris talks about some of the features and benefits of trading cryptocurrencies. …

Volatility Trader Darrin Johnson

May 7th, 2019


Chris chats with fellow trader Darrin Johnson. Darrin is a volatility trader, trading for himself rather than working at a firm. His ideas, approach …

Weekly Global Macro Chart Review - May 5 2019

May 6th, 2019


This week Chris goes over the major currencies, bonds, indices, commodities, then jumps into the MSCI index of ETF's and finishes with a look at the Crypto Markets. 

We are building out the video platform and these …

Weekly Macro Chart Analysis

April 29th, 2019


ChrisD does his weekly chart analysis of the Global Macro space. Chris focuses on Currencies, Interest Rates, Equity Indices, Energy, Metals, emerging market currencies under pressure and of course Tesla makes an …

The Global Macro Picture Is Ready To Explode, But When? - Euro, Bonds, Metals, Inflation, Inverted Yield Curve, China, $YTRA and Equity Indexes

April 3rd, 2019


This episode Chris and Alex Barrow Co Founder and Chief Macro Strategist of, talk about the major moves that are shaping up in the  Global Macro space.

Alex has pushed out a number of reports the past few …

Biren Shah Part 2 - Tesla is out of ammo. Also a bit more about the Eurodollar system and Uranium

March 28th, 2019


This is a follow up episode with Biren Shah @perseidcapital on Twitter and 

We go further down the $tslaq bear case and …

Global Macro and Value Investing Collide, Mr Bean is Macro Ops Newest Addition

March 25th, 2019


Todays we introduce Macro-Ops newest addition, "Mr. Bean". 
Mr. Bean is a value investor with over 13 years experience thinking his way through the value landscape. 
We get into the Shippers sector, a longer term theme we …

Tesla Short Catalysts, Eurodollar Threats Imminent Equity Market Weakness and Uranium with Biren Shah

March 23rd, 2019


This week Chris speaks with Biren Shah who runs a family office. 

Biren is very bearish on Tesla, but more importantly he breaks down some of the catalysts to the $TESLAQ or the more dramatic rapid move down that is …

The Beaten Down Shipping Sector And A Tesla Teaser

March 19th, 2019


Alex and Chris talk about the beaten down Shipping Sector.
Not our typical 2 plus hour sessions, this time we focus our discussion on a research …

Brexit, Yellow Jackets, Venezuela and Global Crisis Response with Ben Hockman

March 15th, 2019


 This week Chris speaks with Ben Hockman 

Ben is part of an Incident Response team for one of the largest financial institutions in the world. With a heavy focus on Cyber Security, Intelligence, Terrorism and Physical …

Major Global Macro Moves Happening Right Now

March 3rd, 2019


This is a solo cast with me Chris D. 

I’m a trader, a quantitative systemic trader, and I look at price action to come up with a repeatable approach …

Alex, Tyler, Chris and Mr. B talk Macro Intelligence Report, Global Macro, Value, Systems Trading and Vol.

February 28th, 2019


Quick Take away from a monster 3+ hour session, Chris hosts a Macro Ops roundtable with Alex Barrow, Tyler  Kling and Mr. B. 

If you want more of this Check out what we are doing at 

Macro Musings - China, EURUSD, Quants, Hardcore History, Breathing

February 15th, 2019


Today's episode is an audio expansion on the weekly Macro Musings email from our free

This is a solo …

Trading Strategies: Curve Fitting and Over Optimization

February 8th, 2019


Chris and Tyler talk about curve fitting and over optimization of trading strategies. 

This episode is a lot shorter than normal, we touch on a single subject vs going deep on the markets. If you like it and want more, …

Macro Ops Monthly Intelligence Report, Dollar, Tesla and Birds with Alex Barrow

January 23rd, 2019


Chris sits down and chats with Macro-Ops Co-Founder Alex Barrow.

This one goes deep! If you are looking for an abridged version of the Monthly Intelligence Report, this isn’t it. If you want to download Alex’s views on …

Volatility, Smart Beta, Ancient Chinese Philosophy and Poker

January 20th, 2019


 Chris chats with Macro-Ops Co-Founder Tyler Kling. 

We discuss how Tyler got into the finance world out of school at a family office, then moving on …

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