Understanding that the performance, behavior, and structure of all markets are interdependent will help you to get a fuller picture of what is happening with your investments, and why. This, of course, is a key to making savvy decisions.
Looking at the Big Picture
Finance, like art, often requires us to get very close to something in order to see the true detail and beauty of the piece. If you remain too close, however, you’re going to miss the big picture. With art, this means you’ll miss the breathtaking views of things like the Sistine Chapel. With finance, it means you’re going to miss exciting investment opportunities or fall victim to following the latest trends in the market (constantly leaving you a step behind).
Here at Orchard, we pride ourselves on balance. We’ll look up close at the markets, and then step back and view it from afar. In the macroeconomic theory section, you’ll benefit from our hard work and insight regarding markets on a national and international level. This includes things like:
While the macroeconomic theory may not seem ‘sexy’ at first, it is a critical component of all investing. We take these often overlooked concepts and make them interesting and even exciting to read about.