William Furber

William Furber founded High Street Advisors, L.P. in 1999. High Street manages a long/short equity fund and separate accounts using a variety of strategies designed to purchase assets at discounts to values realizable in the future. Core among High Street¿s tools are two fundamentally-driven ranking models, the output of which are subjected to traditional fundamental and technical analysis.

Prior to founding High Street, Mr. Furber was a Director in the Equities Division of Credit Suisse First Boston (now Credit Suisse Group AG). Mr. Furber has an MBA in Finance from the Stern School of Business at New York University and BA in Economics from the University of New Hampshire.

Recent Articles By The Author

Uptick Hurdles, Part I: Recrimination

Officials afraid of being held accountable for abandoning the uptick rule should not stop its reinstatement.

Opinion: We Need the Plus-Tick Rule, Part III

The rule may prevent short-sellers from grabbing golden eggs, but it protects the goose.

Opinion: We Need the Plus-Tick Rule, Part II

Without the rule, basket trades and leveraged ETFs can exert unfair influence on the market.

Opinion: We Need the Plus-Tick Rule, Part I

The rule provides a counterbalance to some of the market's structural biases.