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Upon first glance, Matt Moberg’s background fits that of your traditional finance professional.
He got his MBA from a top-tier school, and became a certified public accountant (CPA) early in his career. After an internship at Franklin Templeton, he scored a full-time gig and eventually ascended the ranks over two decades to his current position as lead manager of the firm’s $US5 billion DynaTech fund.
But it’s Moberg’s undergraduate background as a European history major he says gives him an edge when it comes to assembling the perfect portfolio. You can read why here.
Elsewhere in finance news, there has been a shakeup at the top of one of billionaire Ken Griffin’s stock-picking units. And female investment bankers at Barclays get bonuses that are 79% lower than men on average.
In markets news:
- Snap is sliding after Kylie Jenner tweets she doesn’t use the app anymore
- JPMorgan’s market-moving quant guru sees 2 big reasons why stocks will keep climbing
- Bank of America strategists shatter a widespread myth about interest rates and stocks after being bombarded with questions
- Walmart’s recent struggles have been hugely profitable for one group of investors
And in crypto news:
- Top cryptocurrency traders are asking for a big shake-up to bitcoin futures
- Bitcoin fell below $US10,000 on Thursday for the fourth time in 2018
- Telegram is reportedly holding a 2nd pre-ICO sale but some crypto investors aren’t touching it with a ten-foot pole
- Riot Blockchain’s CEO is pushing back against critics and trying to convince the world his company is serious about crypto
- Coinbase is finally supporting new tech that could fix bitcoin’s slowness problem
- A 21-year-old just raised $US34 million to build an anonymous crypto-trading platform
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