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In this article, Rich Excell discusses upcoming market events like the FOMC meeting, housing market data, Empire Manufacturing, and Treasury auctions. Compelled by the implied volatility of the term structure itself, he describes various scenarios one could position themselves, ultimately landing on a calendar spread to maximize the potential PNL.
Rich Excell is an Instructor of Finance at the University of Illinois Gies College of Business and has over 30 years in the global financial industry serving in senior leadership roles. He recently retired as a Senior Portfolio Manager at Wolverine Asset Management in Chicago, where he ran a global equity long/short hedge fund portfolio. Before joining WAM, he was CIO/Partner at Satori Investment Partners and a Managing Director at UBS O’Connor.
Rich has a B.S. in Finance from the University of Illinois and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago. He’s been a CFA charter holder since 1999 and CMT charter holder since 2018. He is the host of the Investment Exchange Forum podcast which has been downloaded in over 80 countries.
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