Eric Peters HeadshotErik Townsend welcomes Eric Peters to MacroVoices. Erik and Eric discuss:

  • Replacing the USD as the world reserve currency
  • The impact of protectionist policies on financial markets
  • FED reductions and their impact around the world
  • How accurate is the current unemployment rate and what does it mean?
  • Entitlements and they will become a serious problem
  • The changes we can expect in central bank attitudes moving forward
  • Demographics, baby boomers, and millennials and their impact over the coming years on financial markets
  • Inflation vs deflation which is right and how to be sure

SPECIAL GUEST: Kevin Muir - This week's co-host and post-game guest.  Make sure to download the post-game chart book as Erik and Kevin will be refering to it through the podcast.  

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Eric Peters is the Founder, CEO, and CIO of One River Asset Management. Eric oversees the Firm's business development and strategic initiatives and serves as Chairman of the Investment Committee. Prior to founding what is now One River in 2013, Eric served as Chairman of Grant Capital Partners, a $1.25 billion discretionary global macro hedge fund. In that role, Eric was a senior member of the Investment Committee focused on thematic investment opportunities and was responsible for all non-investment activities including the direct oversight of the Chief Risk Officer. Over the course of his career, Eric has held various positions that include portfolio manager for Peloton Partners, proprietary trader for both Lehman Brothers and Credit Suisse, and Founder and Chief Executive Officer of a TH Lee Putnam funded technology firm.

Eric holds a B.A. in Business Economics from Brown University and is author of a private weekly investment newsletter - Weekend Notes - which is read globally by investment professionals who directly deploy over $800 billion in alternative assets.