About

Market Anthropology
is an independent journal on the financial markets, produced and edited by Erik
Swarts.  The work provides a unique and
novel perspective on global capital markets – including equities, commodities,
currencies and yields.  A wide-ranging
composite read of both quantitative and qualitative insights, the journal
offers intuitive market analysis and timely commentary.
 

Erik is an independent trader and investor and brings a truly original
approach to analyzing asset trends and the underlying market conditions that
drive them.  His innovative work draws
from both technical and quantitative understandings – as well as the cyclical
and behavioral motivations that propel today’s markets.  Featured in the Wall Street Journal,
Barron’s, Bloomberg and the Business Insider – his work is read widely by
institutional investors, hedge funds, corporate managers, Treasury and governmental
officials, individuals at major financial firms and private investors.


Erik and his wife Kim live in
Chester, NJ with their four children.  He
has an undergraduate degree from Bucknell University and in a previous

                                          career
was a hydro-geologist in private industry.