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About David


+28 year(s) experience

David Ader, Chief Macro Strategist, headshot
As Chief Macro Strategist, David Ader focuses on interest rate movements and trading strategies over short, intermediate and long term horizons.
David is a macro strategist focusing on interest rate movements and trading strategies over short, intermediate and long term horizons. He takes an eclectic and broad view on market influences to develop directional and yield curve trade ideas directed to fixed-income portfolio managers and proprietary trading desks. While his focus is heavily on US interest rates and the Treasury market he does incorporate global macro themes into his strategies.

For the last eleven years David has been ranked as the #1 US Government Bond Strategist by Institutional Investor in their annual survey and has been #1 in Technical Analysis for the last five years. He publishes commentary daily and weekly that's sent to well over 3,000 institutional professionals. David is also frequently quoted in the financial media and spends a good deal of time and effort in presenting his ideas to institutional clients.

David studied at Columbia, Master from School of International and Public Affairs, Tufts U Bachelors of Art, Cum Laude


Analyst Articles

Articles by David

  • EPFR, IGM Credit, IGM FX and Rates,, Co...

    A June Hike is Well Priced in, Balance Sheet Redux Coming Soon

    By David Ader 26 May 2017

    In the week just passed the bond market gotten a respite from the ongoing tumult between the Trump Administration and, well, just about everyone else. It was a diplomatic trip for the President and a vacation for the rest of us. Call it a hiatus until his budget proposals are reworked, and in all likelihood dramatically so, and the investigations get underway. Read more from David Ader's latest musings.

  • EPFR, IGM Credit, IGM FX and Rates,, Co...

    “Furor Puts the GOP Agenda at Risk”, Treasuries Eye Fed, D.C.

    By David Ader 19 May 2017

    Turmoil in Washington puts Trump’s fiscal ambitions in doubt; Treasuries rally on FTQ, low inflation continuum; Fed holds to more hawkish bias, helps flatten curve; Foreign buying picks up, not sure if a blip or a trend; Treasuries enter longest bullish phase of year. Read more from David Ader's latest musings.

  • IGM FX and Rates, EPFR, iMoneyNet, Competitive Product Resea...

    Ader's Musings - A Time for Every Purpose

    By David Ader 13 Apr 2017

    In the week just passed, longer-end Treasury yields fell to lows not seen since November 18 while short-end yields meandered providing a flatter yield curve.

    Topic Changing Rate Environment