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May 2020



Our Larry McDonald, founder and editor of The Bear Traps Report was invited by Maria Bartiromo to provide his insights and Macro forecast on her show, we are very grateful for being part of the segment - May 26th, 2020. About The Show "Mornings with Maria" features anchor Maria Bartiromo alongside a roundtable of rotating industry titans and economic experts discussing the major news and themes driving the business day and the market moves. Please email us at to know more.



Bear Traps on ZeroHedge: "Under The Surface, Trouble Is Brewing Once Again"

Mr. McDonald knows what he’s talking about. As a former vice-president of distressed debt trading at Lehman Brothers he witnessed the meltdown of the global financial system first hand. Today, he runs the The Bear Traps Report, an independent investment research service for institutional investors. In this in-depth interview with The Market/NZZ, Mr. McDonald warns of rising defaults in the credit markets and points out that large public borrowers such as Italy and New York State are going to need bailouts of historic proportions. However, he spots opportunities in the metals and mining sector.


April 2020


Bloomberg The Open - Jonathan Ferro - Larry McDonald, The Bear Traps Report

Jonathan Ferro highlights the market-moving news you need to know heading into the opening bell on Wall Street. Stocks climbed on some signs the coronavirus outbreak is either leveling off or easing, with traders assessing the first reports of the cloudy corporate earnings season. Gerard Cassidy of RBC Capital Markets, Eric Stein of Eaton Vance, Subadra Rajappa of Societe Generale, Larry McDonald of Bear Traps Report, IMF Chief Economist Gita Gopinath and Stephen Laipply of BlackRock discuss markets and policy responses to the coronavirus outbreak.


March 2020


Bear Traps Report: CNBC's Contributor Jon Najarian 1 on 1 with Our Larry McDonald

Market Rebelion, CNBC's contributor John Najarian 1 on 1 with Larry McDonald, founder and editor of The Bear Traps Report.



BEAR TRAPS: BNN - Fed needs some of its 2008 powers back to fight COVID-19 crisis: Former Lehman exec - March 24, 2020

Lawrence McDonald, Founder and Editor of The Bear Traps Report, former executive of Lehman Brothers, shares his perspective on the COVID-19 crisis based on his experience during the 2008 financial crisis