Michael Gayed

Michael A. Gayed, CFA, is chief investment strategist and co-portfolio manager at Pension Partners, LLC., an investment adviser which manages a mutual fund and separate accounts according to its ATAC (Accelerated Time and Capital) strategies focused on inflation rotation. Prior to this role, Gayed served as a portfolio manager for a large international investment group, trading long/short investment ideas in an effort to capture excess returns. From 2004 to 2008, Gayed was a strategist at AmeriCap Advisers LLC, a registered investment advisory firm that managed equity portfolios for large institutional clients. In 2007, he launched his own long/short hedge fund, using various trading strategies focused on taking advantage of stock market anomalies. Follow him on Twitter @pensionpartners and YouTube at youtube.com/pensionpartners.

Recent Articles By The Author

Pound Competition No Match for Dollar

Pound Competition No Match for Dollar

Any major moment in the eurozone will likely hurt the already weak U.K. more than the U.S.

Yen/Euro Relationship Nears Crucial Moment

Yen/Euro Relationship Nears Crucial Moment

The prior ratio three-year high was hit in mid-January of 2012.

A Critical Currency Moment

A Critical Currency Moment

Commodity currencies are behaving as if it's a crash.

Forget the Euro: Focus on the Real

Forget the Euro: Focus on the Real

The Brazilian real has been in a free-fall since February, and various factors on weighing on the currency.

Dollar Ripples Reflect a Surge of Panic

Dollar Ripples Reflect a Surge of Panic

The greenback is behaving very similarly to how it did during last year's flash and summer crashes.

QE Prospects Nag at the Pound

QE Prospects Nag at the Pound

The British pound is weakening, apparently already bristling at the notion of more quantitative easing.

How to Bet Against the Euro

How to Bet Against the Euro

The best way may be to bet against emerging market currencies.

Could Be a Flash in the Pan

Could Be a Flash in the Pan

The rupee is up on a mere delay of a nerve-rattling tax proposal -- so this may well be short-lived.

Don't Fear a Falling Euro

Don't Fear a Falling Euro

A Greece departure could turn out to be a positive development. Also, do consider shorting.

Play Greek Votes with Brazil's Currency

Play Greek Votes with Brazil's Currency

It looks like real traders are calling the market's bluff.