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.

Recent Articles By The Author

3 Reasons Why Bank Stocks Look Good Here

3 Reasons Why Bank Stocks Look Good Here

Bank of America, Deutsche Bank and other firms are rallying on good second-quarter results, but there should be more gains to come.

6 Top Tips for Income Investors in the Current Environment

6 Top Tips for Income Investors in the Current Environment

From overweighting dividend stocks to avoiding high-yield bonds, this is how I'm playing things here.

How to Play a Coming U.S.-Chinese Trade Deal

How to Play a Coming U.S.-Chinese Trade Deal

Four steps income investors should take now, as Presidents Trump and Xi will likely play nice.

3 Reasons I Like Netflix's New Junk Bonds

3 Reasons I Like Netflix's New Junk Bonds

The $1.5 billion of 10-1/2-year debt will reportedly pay 5.75% to 6% interest.

Bitcoin Is Trading Below $7,000, But I Want It to Fall Even More

Bitcoin Is Trading Below $7,000, But I Want It to Fall Even More

I won't be bullish until it hits $5,000.

What Big Investors Are Truly Worried About Right Now

What Big Investors Are Truly Worried About Right Now

A road trip reveals some surprising answers.

What Does This Market Remind Me Of? You May Not Want to Remember

What Does This Market Remind Me Of? You May Not Want to Remember

This market volatility reminds me of two other manic and headline-driven times.

My Favorite Dividend Sector and Why I Like Municipal Bonds and Closed-End Funds

My Favorite Dividend Sector and Why I Like Municipal Bonds and Closed-End Funds

This area is set to continue to do well even if rates rise.

3 Big Reasons You Should Be Concerned About Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies in 2018

3 Big Reasons You Should Be Concerned About Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies in 2018

Bitcoin belongs in only one area of your portfolio -- if that.

Income Seeker: Examine Your Borrowing Costs

You need to adjust to higher borrowing costs.