Michael Hyman has written entertainingly and with insight about the 80s and the 90s - one of the most dynamic and important economic periods in recent history from the standpoint of a practitioner. People involved in or interested in global capital markets will relate to his experiences and the lessons he draws from them.
This is the only book that I am aware of that is written from the perspective of a currency or fixed income trader. Michael Hyman explains how tough choices are made in this most lucrative, but unstable profession. But what most distinguishes this volume are the various first person stories that relate not only how challenging and rewarding, but also how precarious, this discipline can be.
About the Author
Michael H. Hyman was the founder of GH Asset Management, Ltd, London, England, a firm specializing in global fixed income asset management. The firm¿s primary interest is the development of international portfolios of government debt instruments and the use of derivative instruments to manage associated financial risks. Clients include pension funds, corporations, banks, local governments, reinsurance companies, and insurance firms. Mr. Hyman¿s global fixed income performance track record was consistently in the top one percentile and ranked number one in 1992, 1993, 1995 & 1996 by the PIPER Performance Measurement Service, (reported by Pensions and Investments). A prolific writer and popular speaker, Mr. Hyman has led seminars and training programs for investment bankers and money managers worldwide. He has recently founded a new venture, Global Financial Risk Solutions, a financial engineering company. He completed his undergraduate studies from the University of Miami and his postgraduate studies and economic research from the London School of Economics.