About the Author
T. Ayers Pelz was a trader on a major European bank's proprietary trading desk. He was responsible for a portfolio with limits of more than $200 million. Prior to proprietary trading, Mr. Pelz worked with several major investment banks in roles ranging from corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions to credit and business development. He has substantial international work experience in Asia, U.S., Europe and Latin America and was based in New York City, Bogotá (Colombia), Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) and Amsterdam (The Netherlands). Mr. Pelz currently resides in Denver, Colorado where he trades for his own account. He is married and has a young son.