--- March, 2008

Argued that the fallout from the housing (and credit ) bust would drive US economy into biggest downturn since the Great Depression.


Current clients of MacroMavens include the largest U.S. mutual funds, investment management firms, and leading global hedge funds. The firm provides its services, from passive receipt of weekly economic commentary, to customized research and consulting, in exchange for soft dollar payments.

MacroMavens provides macroeconomic research and commentary to the institutional investment community.

The firm was established in February 2002 by Stephanie Pomboy after 11 years working with Ed Hyman and Nancy Lazar at ISI Group. Having earned her Bachelors Degree in economics from Dartmouth College, Stephanie initially joined the economic research group at Cyrus J. Lawrence, which was then headed by Ed Hyman.  In 1991, the team left to establish ISI Group, an independent economic research firm.  During her 11 year tenure at ISI, Stephanie worked closely with the largest and most sophisticated investment institutions, providing timely economic insights and analysis.

MacroMavens furthers these endeavors in striving to identify important economic trends early while avoiding the typical overemphasis on short-term swings.  The work is frequently cited in industry publications from Barron’s to The Wall Street Journal.  And Stephanie has been the subject of many  interviews on Bloomberg, Fox Business and CNBC.


Currently see corporate profits as the next bubble to burst.

--- December, 2007

MacroMavens identified the impending inflation of the housing bubble in 2002--long before it was even the subject of debate.

Stephanie Pomboy

--- June, 2014

--- April, 2002

Argued that financials were just the other side of the housing coin and would get hit as housing bubble burst (2 years early).

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Repeated warnings about financial collapse.

--- June, 2006