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

GE's Still Got Street Cred as Goes on Debt Diet

GE's Still Got Street Cred as Goes on Debt Diet

Despite getting hit with allegations last week, General Electric still has name, history and size.

Don't Be Suckered by the Recent Treasury-Bond Rally

Don't Be Suckered by the Recent Treasury-Bond Rally

But do think about refinancing your home mortgage.

Trade War Reignited: 6 Reasons Why It's Worse This Time

Trade War Reignited: 6 Reasons Why It's Worse This Time

Markets got hit hard in May when trade talks broke down and the president instituted new tariffs, but things are different now.

Lean, Mean Fighting Machines Emerge From Debt Diet

Lean, Mean Fighting Machines Emerge From Debt Diet

The catalyst for equities is now out of the bag, it is just a matter of finding companies with that catalyst before everyone catches on.

3 Reasons to Buy Oil Field Servicers on This Energy Market Tension

3 Reasons to Buy Oil Field Servicers on This Energy Market Tension

Servicers can benefit from scenarios at either extreme, unlike energy companies.

I Remain Bullish on Stocks: Here's Why

I Remain Bullish on Stocks: Here's Why

The market is likely to discount the second quarter as an anomaly.

3 Reasons to Buy European Banks After Deutsche Bank's Announcement

3 Reasons to Buy European Banks After Deutsche Bank's Announcement

Look for Christine Lagarde to turn the ECB into a champion of fiscal stimulus.

6 Key Takeaways for the Markets After the G-20

6 Key Takeaways for the Markets After the G-20

The question everybody is already asking, is, 'when to fade this rally?'

Why Investors Should Load Up on Energy Stocks

Why Investors Should Load Up on Energy Stocks

There are four things that are favoring energy stocks right now.

The One Geopolitical Event That Could Surprise Markets the Most

The One Geopolitical Event That Could Surprise Markets the Most

There's a lot going on right now and the markets (and media) have difficulty latching on to more than three or four stories at a time.