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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

I'd Brake for Tesla ... and Then Rev Up the Buying

Here's why some types of financials will look much more attractive after Tesla races to the S&P 500.

Dec. 21 Looks Like a Massive 'Trade in' Day for Tesla

Here's why Elon Musk's electric vehicle company has become a macro story in its own right.

Big News Is Followed by Little Moves

A lot has happened over the past couple weeks, but little has changed. Let's dig in.

The Perfect Storm of 'Sell the News' Moments

The effects of Tesla's inclusion in the S&P 500, encouraging vaccine news and the election could combine to merit caution in the markets.

A Dose of Good News Spurs a 'Buy Everything' Rally

Here's how to position yourself now that news of the Pfizer vaccine has landed, and what's happening with the 'haves,' 'have nots' and Treasuries.

3 Ways Higher Treasury Yields Can Hurt Your Portfolio

Be prepared for all the ways it can have an effect on your investments.

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These New Loan Funds Could Yield Results

Let's look at exchange-traded funds that invest in AAA-rated collateralized loan obligations and see how they stack up.

Preparing Your Fixed-Income Portfolio for Rising Yields

Be very careful using bonds as a hedge here against your equity position.

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