"No warning can save people determined to grow suddently rich" - Lord Overstone

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Dr. Tom Fischer

Dr. Tom Fischer

Contributor since: 23 Nov 2013


Dr. Tom Fischer is professor of financial mathematics at the University of Wuerzburg, Germany. His research interests lie in the areas of asset and derivative pricing, systemic risk, risk capital allocation and FX risk management. As a gold and silver investor, professor Fischer closely follows the precious metals markets and has developed a proprietary stochastic gold price model for Approximity. He is a member of the German Association for Actuarial and Financial Mathematics (DGVFM) and the German Risk Management Association (RMA e.V.).

  • GOFO - Real Explanations vs. Pseudo Experts

    Published 28 December 2013 | viewed 0 times

    Some commentators who write about gold forward rates (GOFOs) seem to lack even the most basic knowledge about the subject. For instance, Fekete Research has…

  • The Time Value Of Gold - Ignore It At Your Own Peril

    Published 20 December 2013 | viewed 0 times

    After the recent publication of my piece "Fekete's Arbitrage Fallacy", I had to endure the wrath of the Fekete camp. However, a week later, I…

  • Fekete's Arbitrage Fallacy

    Published 10 December 2013 | viewed 0 times

    This essay analyzes the definition and the use of the notion "arbitrage" in Antal E. Fekete's writings and comes to the conclusion that they are…

  • Why Gold's Contango Suggests Central Bank Interference

    Published 23 November 2013 | viewed 0 times

    Originally published September 21, 2013. Every time gold briefly slips into backwardation, some gold commentators are quick to write that this was abnormal and, in…