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Martin Vlcek is a full-time investor and analyst who has been actively investing and managing money for more than 15 years. Martin has an Economics degree. Martin’s investment philosophy is to hold a truly diversified portfolio of investments across asset classes with low or negative correlation and a positive carry if possible. His primary stock investment focus is on undervalued small-cap stocks with favorable risk-to-reward ratio and upcoming catalysts.
Martin became a full-time investor and money manager after a 15-year career in online marketing where he was one of the pioneers of the pay-per-click search. Martin later held managerial positions at several Fortune 500 companies and also managed his own startup company.
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Long time listener, first time trader. I am new to the world of trading, but have been a fundamental high yield investor. This is part time for me as I have a full time position but hope to be liquid enough in the future to do it full time.
I am an active option and etf trader. I do have a real day job which pays me decently, but I enjoy playing the markets.
I normally trade options which are 3 to 6 months in maturities and use strategies such as synthetic long and synthetic shorts.
Long Live Detto and his brother from another mother, the SECOND!
BS MADE UP FED NUMBERS WILL MAKE SURE THIS MARKET GOES TO INFINITY WELCOME TO ELECTION 2012 SCAM!
CHRONIC LOW CONSENSUS DESPITE PREVIOUS MONTHS OF "AMAZING IMPROVEMENTS" from double-counting housing numbers, excluding most of the unemployed, etc. WHY KEEP CONSENSUS SO LOW IF YOU ARE GOING TO BEAT BY 9 STANDARD DEVIATIONS WITH BOGUS ACCOUNTING NOT TO MENTION THEY ARE GETTING EXTREMELY PREDICTABLE!
EXTREME MANIPULATION STARTED ON NOV 28th, 2011 after coordinated global intervention since the fed has EVERYTHING to lose here so they will make up shit if they have to! EXPOSE THEIR LIES! SPREAD THE WORD!
UNEMPLOYMENT DECREASING AT 0.1-0.3% PER NFP and -10k/week on weekly jobless claims, SURVEYS CONTINUALLY SHOW 3-9 STD BEATS ABOVE HIGHEST EXPECTATIONS and YET CONSENSUS ALWAYS REMAINS LOW NEXT TIME! LIES ON TOP OF LIES! IF YOU ARE GOING TO MAKE UP BULL, AT LEAST MAKE THE NUMBERS UNPREDICTABLE! SPREAD THE WORD ABOUT FED AND BLS LIES!
Peter started TF Market Advisors in 2011 as a platform to trade and provide market information. The trading strategies are macro, but the direction and value decisions are based on insights into the credit markets. The firm’s commentary has been gaining respect and Peter has become a recognized source of information on the developments in Europe in particular, but has also been very involved in recommendations on the banking industry and high yield bonds. He has appeared numerous times on Bloomberg TV and radio, and has been quoted in articles in the Wall Street Journal, the Associated Press, and Fox Business News. Many top hedge funds, money managers, and asset allocators have asked to be included on the distribution list.
Peter was a Portfolio Manager at KLS in the fall of 2008 and spring of 2009. He achieved positive performance for the period using a combination of single credit positions, well timed macro trading, and an active trading strategy that developed additional trading revenue around the core credit decisions and enhanced relationships to ensure allocations on investment grade new issues that could perform well. The returns were aided by product choice as much as specific credit decisions because the understanding of bonds, loans, and CDS, and investment grade and high yield, and single name and index, helped maximize returns or minimize downside for any level of risk.
Peter has been involved in all aspects of credit trading. He started his career with Bankers Trust in 1994 in the newly formed Credit Derivatives group. While at Bankers Trust and then Deutsche Bank, Peter ran High Yield Credit Derivatives which included cash, CDS, synthetic CDO’s, total return swaps on leveraged loans, and hybrid CLO’s. During this time he was very involved in the industry groups that developed the CDS product and that deep familiarity with the product helps when trading as the in depth knowledge can spot trading opportunities when markets are volatile or headline driven. He was hired by UBS to build out those businesses there, but over time became involved in the Credit Index Trading. He was a board member of CDS Indexco, which created the CDX suite of indices. He went on to start a successful index trading business at RBS in North America, where during 2007 and early 2008, the business went from nowhere to being profitable and a top 5 liquidity provider.
Peter received his Bachelors of Mathematics degree, Joint Honors Computer Science and Combinatorics and Optimization from the University of Waterloo, where he was a Descartes Fellow and graduated as the all-time leading scorer on the football team. He completed his MBA in Finance and Marketing at Vanderbilt University and was awarded the Matt Wiggington Leadership award for outstanding performance in finance.
Born and raised in London, I have been trading and investing in financial markets for the past twenty years. My focus has been particularly on the interest rate markets and I formerly ran the fixed income group in London for a $20bn US hedge fund, trading 2% of all customer trades in the UK gilt market. Today I look for opportunities across all liquid markets globally.
Mordecai Rosenberg has been interested in trading for seven years and has been trading for the last six. He trades stocks, futures, bonds, options and currencies.
He lives in Ireland with his wife and four children.
The film opens with the torture of a young man (whose face is covered) - 2 tubes are inserted into his nose, and (via a foot pump) a greenish fluid in pumped in through one pipe - causing blood to pour out through the other. The man's captor then kills him with a large hammer.
Jennifer Tree (Elisha Cuthbert), a young fashion model and cover girl, had captured the attention of photographers and for better or worse, the public at large. On an evening out alone, Jennifer is stalked and drugged. She wakes in a stupor to find herself captive and confined to a cell.
Just a small town guy in flyover country who likes to think about economics and finance, ever since taking a course from Larry Meyer in Washington U. in St. Louis many years ago...before he became a big Fed-head. He personally scammed me out of a dollar to "save the whales," and I've been intrigued ever since.