Mark Dow

Mark Dow

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Mark Dow runs Dow Global Advisors, a family office, and the @BehavioralMacro twitter feed and blog, where he shares his trade ideas and risk management techniques, along with macro commentary. Mark has over 30 years of experience as a policy maker, investor, and trader, much of which focused on global macro and emerging markets. He specializes in monetary policy and sovereign debt sustainability. Prior to launching Dow Global Advisors, he was a Senior Risk Taker for Pharo Management, a global investment firm focused on macroeconomic trends with an expertise in developing countries. He began his career in Washington, where he worked as an economist at the International Monetary Fund and in the U.S. Department of the Treasury. During his time in Washington, Mark specialized in debt sustainability analyses and was involved in many of the sovereign debt restructurings of the 1990s.


  • Mark was a senior portfolio manager at Pharo Management.

  • He was a portfolio manager at MFS Investment Management, and a senior sovereign analyst at Putnam Investments.


  • Mark is a frequent commentator in the financial media.

  • He has appeared as a guest on Real Vision.