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

10 Investments That Could Still Do Well Even If Stocks and Bonds Gets Whacked Later This Year

10 Investments That Could Still Do Well Even If Stocks and Bonds Gets Whacked Later This Year

From cash to closed-end funds, here's where to put your money.

Will Risk-Parity Strategies Kill the Bull Market?

Will Risk-Parity Strategies Kill the Bull Market?

This hedging system seems to work for now, but might eventually sink stocks.

4 Ways to Play the Next Economic Downturn

4 Ways to Play the Next Economic Downturn

The U.S. economy looks poised for a tough few quarters. Here's what to buy.

Sell in May and Go Away ... Into These 4 Alternatives

Sell in May and Go Away ... Into These 4 Alternatives

From Treasuries to MLPs, these assets look better than stocks going forward.

Income Seeker: If Treasury Yields Can’t Rise, It’s Time to Take Notice

Peter Tchir writes: Today I want to pound my fist on the table and say unequivocally: If Treasury yields don’t move higher, you need to be extremely cautious on risk assets.