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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 Updated Market Stance

3 Factors Driving the Markets and How I'd Be Positioned

For the first time in over a year, I think the market and the Fed are more concerned about inflation than they should be.

Last Week's Fed Minutes Cause Market's Tone to Do an About-Face

The Fed's latest utterances have prompted investors to become forced sellers rather than dip buyers.

Rotating Back to Normalcy? My Take on Equities in 2022

Here's what I see playing out this year and how to position -- and why to avoid FOMO trades.

No Easy Fix: My Outlook for Fixed Income in 2022

The search for yield is difficult, but as we found it in 2021 and took advantage of market opportunities to take profits and buy cheap, so should we in the new year.

The Case for FOMO Is Fading -- Rapidly

I am extremely nervous about any asset that has benefited from TINA or FOMO.

Cut to the Taper: What to Watch Ahead of the Fed Meeting

As political pressure grows, what can we expect from the FOMC meeting this week?

I'm Giving Credit Some ... Credit

Here's why as the 'ARKK' has trouble keeping afloat, I've got my eyes on these bond ETFs and other funds.

There's a Lot More Than Omicron Impacting This Market Now

There are other reasons that contributed to Friday's selloff that still need to be resolved.

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