Luke Gromen Wiki, Bio, Net Worth, More

Luke Gromen wiki.
Courtesy of Luke Gromen’s LinkedIn profile.


Who Is Luke Gromen?

Luke Gromen is an American author, economist, finance expert, and entrepreneur. Gromen is best known as the founder of macroeconomic research company Forest for the Trees (FFTT). In his books, Gromen has also talked about the potential threats to the US posed by the aggressive monetary policies of global powers – most importantly, China- as well as the US government’s staggering sovereign debt load and the massive entitlements owed to seniors.

This Luke Gromen wiki will break down his bio, background, business ventures, and online activity.


Bio And Background

According to Luke Gromen’s LinkedIn profile,  he received a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in Finance & Accounting from the University of Cincinnati in 1997. In 2000, he received a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Banking & Finance from Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University.

From February 1996 to June 2006, Gromen worked in Institutional Sales – first at Midwest Research Maxus Group (February 1996 – December 2000) and then at FTN Midwest Securities (January 2001 – June 2006).

Gromen’s bio at the website of FFTT states that in 2006, he became a founding partner at Cleveland Research Company (CRC). At CRC, Gromen continued his sales activity and edited the company’s research summary “Straight from the Source” for customers.

In 2014, Gromen left CRC to found macroeconomic research firm Forest for the Trees, LLC.


Luke Gromen’s Forest For The Trees (FFTT)

Forest For The Trees, or FFTT, is described as follows on Gromen’s YouTube channel.

The Forest For The Trees is an in-depth research service provider for institutional and individual investors. We are focused on aggregating macroeconomic and thematic trends from many different industry verticals in an unconventional manner, with a particular eye towards recognizing investable developing economic bottlenecks for our customers.

In his YouTube videos, Gromen covers topics such as economic trends, the impact of regulations on cryptocurrencies, and the federal monetary policy of the US.

FFTT has a newsletter for institutional investors and individuals as well. On its website, the company states that it offers a tiered annual subscription model. To request subscription information, visitors are requested to contact FFTT customer support.

Gromen also offers personal consultations, charging $1,500 for 30 minutes and $3,000 for 60 minute


Luke Gromen’s Tree Rings Report

FFTT Tree Rings are reports targeted at individual investors. Tree Rings covers macro factors in industries like energy, finance, technology, commodities, and gold, among many others.

To be able to access Tree Rings, FFTT requires visitors to acquire an annual subscription.

Members receive weekly reports accessible via the Tree Rings website. Additionally, members get access to archival reports, webinar replays, and a community forum.


Luke Gromen’s Books

Luke Gromen’s profile on Amazon lists two written works – The Mr. X Interviews: Volume 1 and TheMr. X Interviews: Volume 2. Gromen wrote these books to voice a number of major trends in the global economy.

Volume 1 is described as follows on Amazon:

. . . in Mr. X, Luke Gromen presents us with a conversation between himself and a fictional US sovereign creditor to give us an outsider’s look into how the changing role of the US dollar in the global economy could drive meaningful shifts in financial and geopolitical policies in coming years.

More specifically, Volume 1 covers the global currency changes in the last 50-70 years and how they could impact the world.

In Volume 2, Gromen focuses on the efforts of China and a number of other countries to escape the current dollar-centric system. Among other things, he talks about how these efforts could impact the US and global economies.


Luke Gromen Net Worth

Luke Gromen’s net worth is unknown, though like with many online economic commentators, it is a commonly queried phrase on search engines.

Tangentially, he is the founder of Forest For The Trees, LLC, and also owns cryptocurrency – in particular, Bitcoin. He sold the majority of his Bitcoin holdings in May 2021 near its all-time high at the time (see below video), mere days before the crypto market suffered a massive correction. Gromen hasn’t disclosed publicly how much cryptocurrency he owns, but as of the time of this writing he still states that he holds Bitcoin.


Online Presence And Publicity

Luke Gromen is active on Twitter.

Gromen was featured on investment strategist Raoul Pal’s Real Vision show. Additionally, he has been interviewed by investor Mark Moss, real estate expert George Gammon, and investor Preston Pysh (Pysh featured engineer and finance expert Lyn Alden alongside Gromen).




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