Legendary insider, thought-provoking and always timely Larry McDonald presents his captivating views on the Trump Administration, U.S. Financial Crisis, European Sovereign Debt, and China’s Economic Meltdown - spiced with Actionable Risk Indicators, Risk Management Lessons, and sprinkled with humor.
Lawrence McDonald is a New York Times bestselling author, CNBC contributor, and Political Risk Expert. He is also the creator of The Bear Traps Report, a weekly independent investment letter focusing on global political and systemic risk with actionable trade ideas.
About his book
America has two distinct groups of people: Wall Street and Main Street – the financial plumbers, and those who have only the most basic notion of the ebb and flow of economics. Wall Street, with the collapse of Lehman Brothers in 2008, was the epicenter of the worldwide financial crisis that brought the global economy to its knees.
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Financial and trading expert Lawrence McDonald is one of the most in-demand keynote speakers for high-powered banking audiences. His expertise and ability to teach audiences about the dangers in the modern markets makes him an ideal choice
THE BEAR TRAPS REPORT
The Bear Traps Report; Founded by Larry McDonald, is a weekly independent investment newsletter focusing on global political and systemic risk with actionable trade ideas. The service is tailored for asset managers, hedge funds, financial advisers, traders and more. Our report allows investors to spend a lot less time diving through research reports.
About Lawrence McDonald
Larry’s speaking clients include: IBM, Franklin Templeton Funds, Hartford Funds, Fidelity, National Bank of Abu Dhabi, Calamos Funds and more.
Lawrence McDonald warned in 2006 about the subprime mortgage crisis and the lasting implications on global financial markets when working as Vice President at Lehman Brothers.
From 2007-2008, McDonald led his team into betting against the subprime mortgage market profiting the firm over $2 billion before it’s demise.
In 2009, he wrote the international bestseller: A Colossal Failure Of Common Sense, The Inside Story Of The Collapse Of Lehman Brothers – translated into 12 languages, selling over 400,000 copies.
From 2011 – 2016, he was Managing Director and Head of U.S. Macro Strategy at Society Générale.
In 2016, Larry McDonald joined ACG Analytics in Washington D.C., as a partner with a unique skill set, as one of today’s leading political policy risk consultants and strategists.
He is a New York Times bestselling author, CNBC contributor, and Political Risk Expert.
He is also the creator of "The Bear Traps Report", a weekly independent investment letter focusing on global political and systemic risk with actionable trade ideas.
Larry McDonalds's Topics
Larry has delivered over 125 keynote speeches worldwide. He details the complexities of the political policy implications of the Trump Administration and their relationship with Congress.
Larry also adds the Lehman factor to his speeches, “why it was allowed to fail”, and above all – valuable risk indicators which help investors avoid the aftershocks that continue to rock the global economy until today. His presentations are thought-provoking and captivating.
Financial and trading expert Lawrence McDonald is one of the most in-demand keynote speakers for high-powered banking audiences. His expertise and ability to teach audiences about the dangers in the modern markets makes him an ideal choice for a large conference, or a private client event. His institutional bond trading experience, political risk research, and deep understanding of Systemic Risk has made him an indispensable consultant to some of the largest financial institutions in the world.
Larry provides rare insight into topics such as:
New York Times Bestselling Author, Political Risk Expert, with Unlimited Access to Global Thought Leaders, McDonald has access to some of the world’s most talented leaders and is provided with privileged information. Among them are White House Advisors, Congressmen, Senators, Hedge Fund Managers and Fortune 500 Executives. He was featured in the Academy Award winning documentary, Inside Job and also featured in National Geographic’s award winning documentary: The 2000’s. He is a regular contributor on Bloomberg TV and Radio, CNBC and Fox Business.
Join our Larry McDonald on CNBC’s Trading Nation, Wednesday at 3:05pm ET Pick up our latest report here: Don’t miss our next trade idea. Get on the Bear Traps Report Today, click here Media stories are countless – President Donald Trump has acted more friendly toward Russia and Russian president Vladimir Putin. We must ask, Read more about RUSSIAN EQUITIES ON KEY TECHNICAL LEVEL[…]
Join our Larry McDonald on CNBC’s Trading Nation, Wednesday at 3:05pm ET “There is a disconnect between the Trump stimulus execution risk and how far we’ve come in terms of expectations. An actual fiscal boost is more than 12 months away in reality, Obamacare took well over 300 days to land on the President’s desk while Read more about TREASURY BOND GURUS BLINDSIDED AGAIN AS REFLATION TRADE FALTERS[…]
Join our Larry McDonald on CNBC’s Trading Nation, Wednesday at 3:05pm ET Pick up our latest note here: Don’t miss our next trade idea. Get on the Bear Traps Report Today, click here *EURO GAINS AS MUCH AS 1.9% TO $1.0931; HIGHEST SINCE NOVEMBER *TREASURY FUTURES DROP 27/32, MOST SINCE MARCH 1, ON FRANCE VOTE, Read more about RISK ON AFTER ROUND ONE IN FRANCE[…]
Join our Larry McDonald on CNBC’s Trading Nation, Wednesday at 3:05pm ET Updated at 7:30pm, April 18, 2017 BREAKING: *JAPAN’S 10-YEAR BOND YIELD FALLS TO ZERO, LOWEST SINCE NOV. 16 U.S. 10 Year Treasuries surged to fresh 2017 highs after Friday’s soft economic data and testosterone filled rage coming at markets out of the North Korea. … Read more about FRESH NEW HIGHS FOR UNLOVED BONDS[…]
Lawrence McDonald is currently managing director, head of U.S. strategy, Macro Group at Societe Generale, based in New York City. At the height of the 2008 financial crisis, McDonald wrote a book on the fall of Lehman Brothers, “A Colossal Failure of Common Sense: The Inside Story of the Collapse of Lehman Brothers.” In the Read more about How To Fix This ‘Vicious’ Market Cycle[…]
Volatility to keep rate hike away? Is Thursday’s bounce the sign of a bottom for oil? Larry McDonald of Societe Generale and Erin Gibbs of S&P Capital IQ discuss with Amanda Drury
China now ‘epicenter of risk’: Pro Larry McDonald, Head of U.S. Strategy, Societe Generale, looks to Asia, and focuses on what he calls the ‘epicenter of risk.’
When will oil bottom? Is Thursday’s bounce the sign of a bottom for oil? Larry McDonald of Societe Generale and Erin Gibbs of S&P Capital IQ discuss with Amanda Drury.
Hunting for yield A look at some of the highest-yielding stocks in the S&P 500. Larry McDonald of Societe Generale and Todd Gordon with TradingAnalysis.com discuss with Brian Sullivan.
Bond expert calls next move Rates lose ground. Will higher yields challenge stocks? With Larry McDonald, Managing Director Head of Macro Group US Strategy, CNBC’s Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders. Larry McDonald, Managing Director Head of Macro Group US Strategy; China and Europe are slowing…