Who he is: John Butler currently serves as the Chief Investment Officer of the Amphora Commodities Alpha Fund and is publisher of the popular "Amphora Report" investment newsletter, featured on a number of prominent financial websites.
Author of The Golden Revolution: How to Prepare for the Coming Global Gold Standard, published by John Wiley and Sons (2012), John's research has also been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, Boerzenzeitung and the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, among other publications. John Butler is also a frequent speaker and presenter at investment conferences and seminars around the world.
Background: John Butler has 18 years experience in the global financial industry, having worked for European and US investment banks in London, New York and Germany.
Prior to launching the Amphora Commodities Alpha Fund he was Managing Director and Head of the Index Strategies Group at Deutsche Bank in London, where he was responsible for the development and marketing of proprietary, systematic quantitative strategies for global interest rate markets.
Prior to joining DB in 2007, John was Managing Director and Head of European Interest Rate Strategy at Lehman Brothers in London, where he and his team were voted #1 in the Institutional Investor research survey.
A Marin County, California native, John Butler studied economics, history, philosophy and international politics at university before embarking on a career in the financial industry. John is a cum laude graduate of Occidental College in California and holds a Masters Degree in International Finance and Economics from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, associated with Harvard and Tufts Universities.
|09/02/12||John Butler on Free-market Economics and the Upcoming 'Great Crisis'|