John Floyd

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John Floyd

John Floyd is the principal Portfolio Manager of the Record-Floyd Dynamic Macro Currency strategy, a currency only trading program. Prior to joining Record in 2019, Mr. Floyd ran a successful Global Macro Hedge Fund for over 12-years.

Between 2003 to 2006, Mr. Floyd was a Senior Managing Director for Harbert Management Corporation, managing a currency and macro portfolio. From 1999 to 2003, Mr. Floyd was a Director and Senior Proprietary Trader at Deutsche Bank with a focus on currencies and interest rates. From 1995 to 1999, Mr. Floyd was a senior portfolio manager at the multi-billion-dollar Swiss Bank Currency Fund and focused on emerging markets, a period including the Asian currency crisis and Russian default. He was previously associated with Argonaut Capital, George Weiss and Associates, and Merrill Lynch.

Mr. Floyd collaborated with psychiatrist, trading coach and best-selling author Ari Kiev which led to organizing a series of lectures at Deutsche Bank and participation in writing his book The Psychology of Risk: Mastering Market Uncertainty.  He worked on an article about the Euro with Barron’s editor Gene Epstein and was profiled in an edition of Currency Trader Magazine.

Mr. Floyd currently lives in Rumson, NJ with his wife and two daughters.   He spent his formative years in New Jersey and St. Croix, U.S.V.I., and has lived in Tokyo, London, and New York.  John counts running, martial arts, raising chickens, and maintaining a garden of rare conifers and ferns among his hobbies. John is active in fundraising and alumni committees of Phillips Academy Andover and serves on the board of Fencers Club in New York.

John earned a B.S.B.A. from Villanova University and graduated from Phillips Academy Andover.

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CFANY Fourth Annual Global Macro Outlook

Macroeconomic shifts are expected to gain more strength in a new era of global central bank asset reduction and elevated geopolitical risks across the world. These changes are likely to have a direct impact on multi-asset class investing. In addition, the roles of traditional and non-traditional asset classes are likely to be questioned in this environment as investors continue to seek diversification benefits in a constantly evolving global investing landscape.

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