Moscow-based bi-lingual blogger, focused on Global/Macro investing and asset allocation. I started as a Russian mutual fund investor in 1999, went for an ETF portfolio late in 2007. Survived the 2008/9 meltdown.
Retired founder and P.M. of a small hedge fund family. Named "Best of the Web" Stock Picker 2005 by Forbes. Both of my funds in 2008 returned double digit positive results. Retired in 2009 to the beach. Freelance writer on Global Macro markets.
I am an investment professional with 30 years' experience and publish the "Investment Postcards Daily" internet newspaper about the macro outlook for global stock markets, bonds, currencies and commodities (including gold).