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Peter Tchir

Peter Tchir started his career at Bankers Trust and later at Deutsche Bank, running high-yield derivatives. He has traded all manner of fixed-income products, both on the sell side as a market maker and as a portfolio manager at a fixed-income hedge fund.  During the financial crisis he ran the U.S. CDS-index business (made famous by The Big Short) for RBS.

Peter received B.S. in mathematics and computer sciences from the University of Waterloo and an MBA with distinction from Vanderbilt University, where he also won the Matt Wiggington Leadership Award for outstanding performance in finance.

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Recent Articles By The Author

The Fed Blinked and So Did We

Here's what we need to get a bigger rally.

Powell Testimony Could Make or Break Markets This Week. Here's My Take

Whether talk of inflation or recession dominate could signal a lot to investors as the Fed talks to Congress Wednesday and Thursday ahead of the bank 'stress test' report.

Fed Reaction

What I'm Hearing

The Fed Is In an Unenviable Position -- And So Is the Market

Here's what to expect from the central bank Wednesday and how markets may react to their decision.

It Is Becoming a Bit Unnerving Out There

Something is going on behind the scenes, and I am back to very nervous on risk, including bonds and commodities, not just stocks.

Is This the Dip We've Been Waiting For?

Inflation is boiling and the expectations for hikes will skyrocket. But here are my real worries as I try not to talk myself out of buying at these prices.

Interesting Point on Munis

It's a Challenge to Figure Out When to Buy the Dip

And it isn't much easier to know when to sell in this market, either.

It All Comes Down to Jobs and Prices

As the battle against inflation rages on, we're now up against Friday's jobs report. Here's my take on both.

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