Tristan Yates

Tristan Yates writes articles on index investing, options strategies, and leveraged portfolio management for Investopedia and Futures And Options Trader and distributed through Yahoo! Finance, Forbes, Kiplinger, and MSN Money, and his research on leveraged ETFs has been cited by the Wall Street Journal. He is the author of Enhanced Indexing Strategies: Utilizing Futures and Options to Achieve Higher Performance. Yates has an MBA from INSEAD, a leading international business school, started his career managing risk for the $550B GNMA portfolio and helped lead the $1.1 Trillon securities restatement at Fannie Mae.

  1. Professionals

    Quants: The Rocket Scientists Of Wall Street

    Blend math, finance and computer skills to command a high - and well deserved - salary.
  2. Mutual Funds & ETFs

    Reinvesting Capital Gains In Leveraged Portfolios

    Don't get forced into action. Learn how to plan properly to avoid making rash decisions.
  3. Investing Basics

    Covered Call Strategies For A Falling Market

    Find out how to come out on top, even when the market is dropping.
  4. Options & Futures

    Leveraged Investment Showdown

    Margin loans, futures and ETF options can all mean better returns, but which one should you pick?
  5. Options & Futures

    Practical And Affordable Hedging Strategies

    Learn how to find and use the most cost-effective ways to transfer risk.
  6. Options & Futures

    Why Leveraged Investments Sink

    This powerful tool can have you swimming in money or drowning in underwater equity.
  7. Mutual Funds & ETFs

    Dissecting Leveraged ETF Returns

    These funds are a relatively new product to most investors, but they could be what you need for increased returns.
  8. Options & Futures

    Rolling LEAP Options

    The rewards of using LEAP call options can be a lower cost of capital, higher leverage and no risk of margin calls.
  9. Active Trading

    4 Ways To Predict Market Performance

    There is academic evidence supporting different market views. Learn how and why the market can be predicted.
  10. Mutual Funds & ETFs

    Getting Positive Results With Market-Neutral Funds

    Find out how these mutual funds can add some flavor to your bland portfolio.
  11. Investing

    Investigating The Stock Premium Puzzle

    The Three-Factor Model tries to demystify the baffling small-cap and value return premiums.