Ironsides Macroeconomics is an independent provider of macroeconomic and public policy strategy for institutional and sophisticated investors. The consultancy's approach is utilizing corporate or micro data to analyze macroeconomic secular and cyclical trends. The firm analyzes economics and policy from the lens of a long-time market participant, Barry Knapp. The firm focuses on sustainable trends and assets they believe that are either under or overvalued given our economic and policy outlook, as well as risks underappreciated by markets.
The firm offers a variety of services, including macroeconomic research and analysis, public policy, investment recommendations, portfolio construction, and risk management.
The firm has been recognized by several industry publications, The Wall Street Journal, The Financial Times, and The Economist, among others.
Their approach is based on the following principles:
A focus on long-term trends
A use of historical analogs to inform investment decisions
An emphasis on risk management
Their strengths include:
A deep understanding of macroeconomic and public policy trends
A track record of accurate forecasting
A commitment to providing high-quality research and analysis
Macroeconomic Research and Analysis.
In-depth research about global economic trends, focusing on identifying long-term trends and potential risks.
Public Policy Research and Analysis.
The firm closely monitors and analyzes public policy developments around the world, assessing their potential impact on the global economy, financial markets, and specific industries.
They consider clients' risk tolerance, investment objectives, and time horizons to formulate appropriate asset allocation strategies.
The firm offers portfolio construction services, assisting clients in building diversified portfolios aligned with their investment goals and risk profiles.
They employ various risk management techniques to mitigate potential losses and protect clients' capital.