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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

My Favorite Dividend Sector and Why I Like Municipal Bonds and Closed-End Funds

This area is set to continue to do well even if rates rise.

3 Big Reasons You Should Be Concerned About Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies in 2018

Bitcoin belongs in only one area of your portfolio -- if that.

Catastrophe Bonds Add Diversification

Right now, 'CAT' bonds offering the opportunity for strong price appreciation in addition to income.

Will Risk-Parity Strategies Kill the Bull Market?

This hedging system seems to work for now, but might eventually sink stocks.

Jobs Report Is Better Than It Seems; Treasury Yields Should Head Higher

Given the report and military action in Syria, it appears yields may have bottomed.

Fed Rate Hike: Beware the Ides of March?

The Fed has put a March rate hike squarely on the table, but the question is whether it ultimately matters.

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