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Nick Abe, CFA  

I am currently a market strategist and portfolio manager for the Alpha Macro Strategies Fund. After graduating from the University of Western Ontario with a BA in economics, I successfully completed the CFA program in 2007.

Through ten years of experience in the industry I have come to realize my strengths and weaknesses. While my batting average for "correct" ideas is very high (you can scroll through my previous articles for an idea), my timing is not always the best. I tend to only get interested enough in investing in things (stocks, commodities, markets, whatever) when they have reached an extreme. Unfortunately these investments bring big volatility along with big opportunity. So it might make ...More
  • Description: Hedge Fund Manager. Trading frequency: Daily
  • Interests: Commodities, ETFs, Options, Stocks - long, Stocks - short
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Elementary Economics You need to master the simple before you can even begin to understand the complex. Fortunately, or unfortunately depending on your point of view, most market participants don't bother to even try to understand the simple before they delve into complex analysis. This blog will focus on answering why the market ...More
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