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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

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.

Credit to Crypto: How I'm Positioning After the Rise of Risk

The broad stock market indexes shot up around 7% last week, and now we head into several Fed talks. Here's why I'm in a buy-the-dip mood, my views on credit exchange-traded funds and more.

How I'm Approaching Stocks and Bonds After the Fed Minutes

I see three key takeaways from Wednesday's FOMC release.

I'm Mostly Neutral Toward the Markets, But I've Got to Tell You, I Like Munis!

Municipal bonds are cheap by almost any measure and they are an asset class that seems oversold at this point.

The Fed vs. Crypto

I am very concerned about crypto and its impact on broader markets.

Trading for a Bounce -- Not a Bottom

Here's my thinking on the Nasdaq, bonds, energy, commodities and crypto right now.

A Crazy 24 Hours

Will the Fed Save Us?

It seems all the talk of capitulation hasn't been backed by positioning and the market is ripe for a further pullback.

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