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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

Markets Are Reacting Rationally to a Reopening Economy

Economic activity is increasing, slowly but surely, and it appears the upstroke of the V recovery is only in its early stages.

Georgia on My Mind

The reopening -- a careful and well-planned one -- looks more likely to move America back in the right direction: a 'V'-shaped recovery.

What Will It Take to Make Me Bearish?

A material shift in Covid-19 data and a resumption of political squabbling are among the factors that could give this bull pause for concern.

Data Can Drive Safe Reopening, and Here's Who Will Benefit Most

Let's use Texas as an example of how getting back to work could look, and here's my 'crazy' idea for all those empty malls.

The Re-opening Rotation Trade

Why I'm Bullish About the Reopening

No, I don't believe we'll suddenly bounce back to where we were at January's highs, but here's what I believe will go right.

Let's Talk About Getting Back in Business

The economy and society suffer each day we stay closed, so let's look at the data on the Covid-19 crisis as well as on the economy to see what could be next.

Oil Deal Among Several Potential Positives Playing Out This Week

Let's review what is helping get the economy get on a path toward cleaning its hands of the bad news all around us -- and what might derail that effort.

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