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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

3 Major Events Will Provide Clarity to the Markets

Here are the mostly likely scenarios and impact on stocks and bonds.

A December to Remember: A Look at Fed Action from Last Year

Let's look back to a year ago this month, when most investors saw volatility and a lack of liquidity; and then turn to now, as the tariff deadline looms and the VIX vs. VIX futures gap widens.

To Truce or Not to Truce?

As we hear the ongoing dueling news of either a looming tariff hike or trade truce, here is my take on the possibility for either against the bigger backdrop of central banks and liquidity.

Trade Is Reaching an Inflection Point

I see two ways the trade talks can play out from here, and how the effects of each will ripple out into the global economy.

From Treasuries to Trade: 11 Topics to Watch

Here are my views on topics including interest rate risks, events in Europe that could push European yields higher and the ongoing trade talks between Washington and Beijing.

China Trade Talks Are a Bumpy Road, but a Road Nonetheless

Here's my take on the on-again, off-again negotiations between Washington and Beijing -- and what they mean for investors.

3 Cuts and You're Out

Don't bet on the Fed to make any further cuts after the third, and start preparing for a hawkish turn.

Yields Are Going Higher: What to Sell and What to Buy

Why I'm very bearish on the long end of the yield curve and how to play it.

Following Trump From Point A to Point A

I think we can demonstrate this painful process with one quick chart.

A Treacherous Market to Trade

Markets are at risk of ongoing balance sheet and risk reduction, where both stocks and bonds do poorly.

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