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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

Fed Stays on Course, but It Could Be Hitting 'Peak Hawkishness'

We got the expected three-quarters of a percentage point hike -- why didn't it raise rates by 1.5%? Here's my take.

Stagflation Is an Exaggeration. It's FedEx You Should Worry About

Here's what I see with Fed action ahead and why I'm not so worried about stagflation -- unless we really mess things up.

It's Doubtful August's CPI Report Will Tell Us Anything We Don't Already Know

Investors know inflation is easing, so the markets may not move much when the latest Consumer Price Index numbers are revealed.

As the Hawks Circle Over Head, Bad News Is Still Good News, for Now

Here's my advice for investors to take before our worries become a recession and lower prices, rather than inflation.

The Market Machine Is Making Noises, and Investors Should Listen

As we head into the fall, here are the problems I see in the greater global economy and the markets -- and my take on how to be positioned.

Not Quite a 'Goldilocks' Employment Report

The jobs numbers themselves are enough to keep the Fed committed to hiking.

A Message Had to Be Delivered and Central Bankers Delivered It

They are fighting expectations as much as anything and hammered home their alleged willingness to hike rates in the face of bad economic data.

For Fed Chief, It's No More Mr. Nice Powell

The chair showed he's not going soft on inflation any time soon, as we have Ukraine's invasion, China's woes and inventory problems in the backdrop.

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