Scott Skyrm is one of the leading figures in the repo and securities finance markets today, and regularly quoted in The Wall Street Journal, The Financial Times, Bloomberg News Service, Reuters, Market News, The New York Times, and Dow Jones.
He is highly regarded as a salesman, trader, trading desk manager, and global business head in fixed-income, securities finance, and securities clearing and settlement. He recently joined Wedbush Securities in October 2014.
He’s been writing commentaries on the repo market, the short-end of the Treasury market, Federal Reserve policy and general Wall Street topics for over 20 years and have taken billion dollar risks on the trading floor, managed a multi-billion dollar balance sheet, and consistently ran one of the most profitable trading groups at every firm where he worked.
Prior to Wedbush, he managed the repo desks at Newedge and ING Barings, worked summers at Shearson Lehman/American Express and started my full-time career at The Bank of Tokyo.
He published his first book, The Money Noose – Jon Corzine and the Collapse of MF Global in June 2013 and his second book, Rogue Traders in April 2014.