Mark Dow runs Dow Global Advisors and the @BehavioralMacro twitter feed and blog, where he shares his trade ideas and risk management techniques, along with macro commentary. He has more than 20 years of experience as a policy maker, investor, and trader—all of which focused on global macro and emerging markets. He’s known for monetary policy and sovereign debt sustainability analysis.
Dow has been a senior portfolio manager at Pharo Management LLC, a global macro hedge fund, a portfolio manager at MFS Investment Management, and a senior sovereign analyst at Putnam Investments.
He began his career in Washington, where he worked as an economist at the International Monetary Fund and at the US Department of the Treasury. He specialized in debt sustainability analyses and sovereign debt restructurings. He did his graduate work at the Fletcher School (ABD Ph.D.) and got his undergraduate degree from UC Berkeley (B.A.). He speaks five languages and resides in Laguna Beach