As most of the major indices continue to experience prolonged losses, it is difficult to look at the drops as anything but a sign of an impending recession in the majority of asset classes. But is a recession really looming? CNBC spoke with Axonic Capital Director of Research Peter Cecchini for insight. “If you think […]
Robert W. Duggan, CFA
Mr. Duggan is a Managing Director at Axonic Capital working in the Business Development Group. Prior to Axonic, he was a Partner and Senior Portfolio Manager at SkyBridge Capital, a global alternative asset management firm that specializes in fund of hedge funds products. At SkyBridge, Mr. Duggan was responsible for portfolio management, manager sourcing, and due diligence across various hedge fund strategies. He joined SkyBridge in 2010 via the acquisition of Citi Alternative Investments (CAI) Hedge Fund Management Group. Before joining CAI, Mr. Duggan was a senior analyst at International Asset Management (IAM), where he was responsible for sourcing, due diligence and monitoring the firm’s U.S. based hedge fund investments across a broad range of investment strategies. Prior to IAM, he held research analyst roles at Northern Trust Global Advisors and Alpha Investment Management. Mr. Duggan received a B.A. in economics from Fordham University and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA®).
Despite furious bouts of selling in the equity markets, the Cboe Volatility Index (VIX), which is Wall Street’s so-called fear gauge, has remained stubbornly low this year. To help investors understand what this may mean for their portfolios, Bloomberg recently spoke with Axonic Capital Director of Research Peter Cecchini for insight. According to Cecchini, this […]
The persistent market volatility and latest intraday drop among the major indices have created more bears than bulls among equity market investors. While this typically is a sign that the market has reached the bottom, now it may not be as simple. Bloomberg TV spoke with Axonic Capital Director of Research Peter Cecchini to find […]
As the markets remain persistently volatile, Bloomberg TV recently spoke with Axonic Capital Director of Research Peter Cecchini for insight on whether these large market movements should be reason for concern among investors or if it is a normal occurrence throughout the history of the market. “The analog we have been discussing since late last […]
Stocks experienced yet another volatile day following the latest inflation data, indicating that the U.S. Federal Reserve will likely need to raise interest rates in the near future. Despite this, the 10-year yield also dropped today due to investors purchasing bonds, which is not typically seen following a pessimistic inflation report. What might this all […]