Macro quotes:

  • Macro worries are like sports talk radio. Everyone has a good opinion which probably means that none of them are good. -- Seth Klarman
  • Macro-trading requires a high degree of skill, focus and repetition. Life events, such as birth, divorce, death of a loved one and other emotional highs and lows are obstacles to success in this specific field of finance. -- Paul Tudor Jones
  • I have, before now, waited for a pen to perform a macro. -- Terry Pratchett
  • I don't know too many people that are good at timing the market relative to macro-economic events. -- Joel Greenblatt
  • We don't take a macro view... We'd look at every company to figure out if trade sanctions are helpful or hurtful. -- Robert Pozen
  • Fund consultants like to require style boxes such as "long-short," "macro," "international equities." At Berkshire our only style box is "smart." -- Warren Buffett
  • I think good art, if I could be pretentious enough to say, I think good art deals with the micro to explain the macro. -- Philip Seymour Hoffman
  • What you'll gain is the macro story. You'll get a good command of that. And what you might lose is some of the fun of it. -- Mitchell Hurwitz
  • We work on macro issues and macaroni and cheese issues. When women are in the halls of power, our national debate reflects the needs and dreams of American families. -- Barbara Mikulski
  • Inappropriate macro economic policies in some economies, characterised by [a] low savings rate and high consumption [and] failure of financial supervision and regulation to keep up with innovation which allowed financial derivatives to spread. -- Wen Jiabao
  • But the macro-economy is not the Whole. It too is a Part, a part of the larger natural economy, the ecosphere, and its growth does inflict opportunity costs on the finite Whole that must be counted. -- Herman E. Daly
  • regularly reading business newspaper and magazines I am exposed to an enormous amount of material at the micro level.. I find that what I see going on there pretty much informs me about what's happening at the macro level. -- Charlie Munger
  • I heard someone say that concern over the [Confederate] Flag is sensitivity to micro-aggressions, to which my response is to say that kidnapping and enslaving people, breaking up families, terrorizing families, if that's not a macro-aggression, I don't know what is. -- Russell D. Moore
  • My general writing preface is to write an outline and then ignore about half of it, both on a micro level with the individual book, and on a macro level with the series as a whole, and that's pretty much what's happened. -- Daniel Handler
  • Two factors explain our success. One, MIT's renaissance after World War II as a federally supported research resource. Two, the mathematical revolution in macro- and micro-economic theory and statistics. This was overdue and inevitable, MIT was the logical place for it to flourish. -- Paul Samuelson
  • It's therapy. [people] say true healing requires honest confrontation, and that can be seen on a macro scale with America and the things that have been swept under the rug, whether it be with the native Americans or slavery, or whatever holocaust that's happened on this soil. -- Nate Parker
  • I'm involved in everything from highly progressive lighting systems to airline interiors. In the field of transportation I can go from the micro to the macro: architecture, transportation, industrial product design, right across the board. It's Russian dollism, because they all interrelate: one goes into the other. -- Ross Lovegrove
  • There's something in the very small minutia of life that tells us something about the big, big picture that we see every day all over the place, and so I think the more specific and creative and revelatory you are in the micro, the more powerful the macro will be. -- Philip Seymour Hoffman
  • Never be afraid to try something new. Remember, amateurs built the ark; professionals built the Titanic. Never, btw, ask that androgynous paper clip anything. S/he is just a stooge for management, leading you down more rabbit holes of options for things called Wizards, Macros, Templates, and Cascading Style Sheets. -- Louis Menand
  • The micro-compositions are the pieces themselves, but the macro-composition is the whole set of them and how it moves from track to track and how the titles relate to one another, for example. Always when I do records like this of a selection of instrumental pieces - the titles, to me, are very important. -- Brian Eno
  • The first gesture of an architect is to draw a perimeter; in other words, to separate the microclimate from the macro space outside. This in itself is a sacred act. Architecture in itself conveys this idea of limiting space. It's a limit between the finite and the infinite. From this point of view, all architecture is sacred. -- Mario Botta
  • But if a peaceful world is beyond politics it is also beyond religions as these presently exist. A change is needed in every phase of human life. This lies mainly in recognition that the micro phase, the particular or national traditions, must find their context and fulfillment in the macro phase, the global or panhuman phase of human existence. -- Thomas Berry
  • The achievements of past struggles and the aspirations of an entire nation are [being] undone and erased.... No Agent Orange or steel pellet bombs, no napalm, no toxic chemicals: a new phase of economic and social (rather than' physical) destruction has unfolded. The seemingly neutral and scientific tools of macro-economic policy constitute a non-violent instrument of recolonization and impoverishment. -- Michel Chossudovsky
  • One of the most important skills of the economist, therefore, is that of simplification of the model. Two important methods of simplification have been developed by economists. One is the method of partial equilibrium analysis (or microeconomics), generally associated with the name of Alfred Marshall and the other is the method of aggregation (or macro-economics), associated with the name of John Maynard Keynes. -- Kenneth E. Boulding
  • If trading is like chess, then macro is like three-dimensional chess. -- Paul Tudor Jones
  • I think in any country you have macro situations and micro ones. -- Jason Rezaian
  • On a macro level, four billion people on Earth make less than four dollars a day. -- Jacqueline Novogratz
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  • Everyone is against micro managing but macro managing means you're working at the big picture but don't know the details. -- Henry Mintzberg
  • Having your fiscal house in order and having a more manageable macro-economic future is going to be very useful in creating growth. -- Fareed Zakaria
  • I wondered whether the nuclear transfer techniques could be used to introduce purified macro-molecules into an egg, and hence into embryonic cells. -- John Gurdon
  • The behavior of the economy as a whole, at the aggregate, macro-level, is built up from the individual equations at the micro-level. -- Paul Ormerod
  • Micro trends matter more than macro ones, but most of all, people matter. Individual human beings with names and wants and interests. -- Seth
  • It's the way the human brain works: when enough events occur in a pattern, we stop thinking and go into macro mode. -- N. K. Jemisin
  • I'll put it to you this way: I never, ever think about the things that I get involved with on a macro means-to-an-ends scale. -- Matthew Fox
  • I view my role now as providing more of a macro-level skepticism, rather than saying this poll is good or this poll is evil. -- Nate Silver
  • Donald Trump is not supposed to save jobs one by one. He's supposed to build a sound macro economy in which private enterprises create jobs. -- David Frum
  • The most important thing for us to do as beings is to be aware of our position in the world on a micro and macro level. -- Zola Jesus
  • As for another profession ... I suppose I'd manage a global-macro hedge fund. I love that kind of stuff. Weird, I know, but I find it fascinating. -- Nicholas Sparks
  • The world has conducted a massive macro-economic experiment since the cataclysm of 2008. In Europe, the fans of austerity have had their chance, and the results have been a disaster. -- Eliot Spitzer
  • We have usually made our best purchases when apprehensions about some macro event were at a peak. Fear is the foe of the faddist, but the friend of the fundamentalist. -- Warren Buffett
  • The skies and land are so enormous, and the detail so precise and exquisite that wherever you are you are isolated in a glowing world between the macro and the micro. -- Ansel Adams
  • I feel like, on a more macro scale, there's started to be a relationship between filmmakers and people who watch their films - you know, on Twitter and on the Internet. -- Colin Trevorrow
  • Our new economic approach is rooted in ideas which stress the importance of macro-economics, post neo-classical endogenous growth theory and the symbiotic relationships between growth and investment, and people and infrastructure. -- Gordon Brown
  • Jargon marks the place where thinking has been. It becomes a kind of macro, to use a computer term: a way of storing a complicated sequence of thinking operations under a unique name. -- Marjorie Garber
  • As I've told my three daughters, all of whom I've at one time encouraged to go into macro trading, any man or woman can do anything to which they set their heart and mind, -- Paul Tudor Jones
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