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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

Data and the Fed

Don't Fixate on the Latest Inflation Numbers as They're Already Old

It won't be surprising to see the data begin to tilt toward lower inflation in coming months.

London Calling: U.K.'s 10-Year Gilt Shocks the System

Let's check out the dumpster fire in the United Kingdom -- just as we were turning to Japan's yen move.

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.

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