Tony Crescenzi

Tony Crescenzi is a senior vice president, market strategist and portfolio manager in the Newport Beach office at Pimco. Prior to joining the firm in 2009, he was chief bond market strategist at Miller Tabak, where he worked for 23 years. He helped create that firm's asset management division and served as its chairman.

Crescenzi has written four books, including his latest, The Strategic Bond Investor, which was published in June 2010, and a 1,200-page revision to Marcia Stigum's classic, The Money Market. He regularly appears on CNBC and Bloomberg television and in financial news media.

Crescenzi taught in the executive MBA program at Baruch College from 1999 to 2009. He has 27 years of investment experience and holds an MBA from St. John's University and an undergraduate degree from the City University of New York.

Recent Articles By The Author

Opinion: Obama's Strategies Will Work

Tony Creszenzi's top 10 "Top-Down" bankable themes for 2009 show why Obama should be able to fix the fiscal crisis.

ADP Reports Loss of 250,000 Jobs

The data should help the markets anticipate a weak jobs number Friday.

Three Reasons Why the FOMC Still Matters

Many of the conditions that led to the Oct. 8 'surprise' rate cut still apply.

Consumer Confidence Hits a Record Low

The decline in confidence is the largest since the early 1970s.

Fed Pumps Huge Wads of Cash Into System

The Fed will double the size of its Term Auction Facility to $300 billion from $150 billion.