Abraxas is a Founding Partner and Head Trader of an advanced and exceedingly diversified private hedge fund. The hedge fund is a Global Macro fund. One of the most sought-after and highly respected speakers in the financial industry, Abraxas has participated in numerous high-level international conferences in four continents. Since the 1990s, Abraxas has held a number of high-level positions in America and Europe including co-founding and managing two hedges funds with billions in yearly operations, as well as, a broker-dealer specialized in executing proprietary trading flow. Abraxas is a graduate of Pratt Institute in New York City, with post-graduate studies in International Business Administration, Finance and Brokerage.
Solo Family Practice doc (yes, still make occasional house calls), also served board/board chairman of small physician owned insurance company, flight doc in the ANG 23 yrs. Dad was depression raised, WWII naval aviator/CPA and (briefly) stock broker - my value roots.
Portfolio in Order of Position SIze:
Long Positions:BAC-WTA, FAIRX, FOCIX, AVGR.IL, KHOLY, NFSHF, MFBP
Short Positions: STPFQ (Long Put)
Potential Longs: BAC,
Potential Shorts: HLF,
Co-founder of emerging growth tech company, PrintEco. My company was named to Entrepreneur's list of 100 Brilliant Companies of 2012. I have an avid interest in the market and enjoy learning about value investing. I believe that companies have power to not only do well but also good.
Starting point: I'm new to the subject of Finance and Economics.
Reason to be here: to learn how to manage my money, and to better understand the currents of thought in the Financial World. The articles and discussions on the Seeking Alpha site are intellectually stimulating as well as rich in both practical as well as theoretical information/analysis from various perspectives.
The use of language is a particular interest. Much can be learned from, and revealed by, the deliberate and/or unconscious rhetorical devices and individual styles of the writers themselves, including myself of course.
I have a 4-year degree in psychology from a major public university and I speak German fluently.