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Maleeha Bengali

Maleeha Bengali is CEO of MB Commodities Capital, based in London. In the past two decades, she has worked as a portfolio manager and hedge fund manager for UBS, Goldman Sachs, and Merill Lynch. She began contributing to TheStreet's Real Money in 2018, where she specializes in commodities coverage.

Bengali focuses on using both top-down macro and bottom-up fundamental relative value analysis applying cross-asset arbitrage techniques to capitalize on the relative mispricings evident in these asset classes. She has generated a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of ~ 10% using systematic delta neutral investment trading strategies; minimizing market and directional risk while maximizing returns, focusing on alpha generation.

When Bengali isn’t covering global financial topics, she can be found on the tennis court, biking, or listening to EDM music.

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Recent Articles By The Author

What If China Can't 'Lend' the World a Hand?

As the market is close to new highs, the U.S. economy is going through a severe lending crisis, and if China is not able to recover as everyone wants it to, then we'll have a whole new problem.

Covid's Lingering Side Effect: Economic Amnesia

We seem to have forgotten what the world was like before 2020, and how debt was burdening the globe as systems were already starting to crack. Here's why that all matters so much now.

Is the Fed Playing Games While Trying to Hold Its Own?

The economy is in a much worse situation than the numbers the Fed keeps staring at.

Could the Fed's Strategy Actually Be Working?

It's important to remember there's often a time lag to events.

Here's the Truth About Oil No One Saw, as OPEC+ Takes the Stage

Let's look at what many observers failed to notice about oil, and what could happen when the oil exporting nations -- including Russia -- meet on June 4.

OPEC: To Cut or Not to Cut Production?

Oil market dynamics in 2023 are a far cry from what was seen in 2022.

Gold, Silver Don't Always Fall in Line With the Charts, or Logic

Everyone has become a chart trader at their own peril and we know how things turned out for them in 2022. So let's take a different look at precious metals.

First It Was 'Sustainable,' Now It Is 'Artificial Intelligence'

For ETF investors, it is important to separate themes and buzzwords from the companies actually positioned to benefit.

Market's Still Looking to Fed, China, as Saviors

Investors have gotten so used to the Fed always saving the day or buying the dip, that they chose to ignore what is developing in other parts of the cyclical economy. Let's take a look.

If Copper Is the Go-To Metal in a Clean Energy World, Why Is Its Price Stagnant?

Perhaps it's because demand at present, especially from China, isn't all that strong as the world braces for a recessionary environment.

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