macro perspective by Christopher Chou, CFA

December 31, 2023

In his December 2023 analysis, Chris explores the recent rally in the US Treasury market, analyzes interest rate market expectations for 2024, and discusses Powell’s shift in December. He also provides insights into asset prices, and the housing market, highlighting housing supply and demand dynamics and the structure of fixed-rate mortgages.

macro perspective by Christopher Chou, CFA

December 31, 2023

In his December 2023 analysis, Chris explores the recent rally in the US Treasury market, analyzes interest rate market expectations for 2024, and discusses Powell’s shift in December. He also provides insights into asset prices, and the housing market, highlighting housing supply and demand dynamics and the structure of fixed-rate mortgages.

previous quarterly analyses

December 31, 2023 – Download and read the full analysis here.

September 30, 2023 – Download and read the full analysis here.

June 30, 2023 – Download and read the full analysis here.

bio

Christopher Chou, CFA

Chris has 15 years of experience in the investment industry. He began his career at RiskMetrics Group (now part of MSCI) advising banks, hedge funds, pension funds and other asset managers in risk management. He transitioned to the sell side trading credit and interest rate bonds for Mitsubishi UFJ Trust International and spent 10 years at Macquarie Bank under a macro focused proprietary trading desk where, most recently, he was head of North Asia trading. Christopher graduated from Princeton University with a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering and a certificate in Computer Science. He approaches the market with a macro-oriented, fundamental driven bias while embracing quantitative and behavioral methods.

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