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Ulysses D. | Elance
 
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Ulysses D.

Risk/econ analysis, writer, translator, new media
   Mexico
  |  12:11 am Local Time

Overview

Fluent English, Spanish, Portuguese; 15 years’ experience in finance and journalism; skills: strategic advice, economic and financial research, risk mgmt, freelance writing, ghostwriting, translation and social media.
FINANCE EXPERTISE: foreign exchange, forex, fixed income, emerging/frontier markets, money markets, risk (sovereign, interest rate, currency, counterparty, credit, liquidity, political), monetary policy, derivatives, financial engineering, hedge funds, political economy, microfinance.
JOURNALISM EXPERTISE: recently...

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Creative Writing
Creative Writing Test - Non-fiction (U.S. Version)
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English To Spanish Translation Skills Test
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Spanish To English Translation Skills Test
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Market Research
Market Research Test
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Employment

Amsterdam & Peroff
Independent Consultant
2009 - 2012
• Designed a currency transfer contingency plan to mitigate expropriation and regulatory risks and inform the legal defense strategy of a client facing state-backed persecution in Venezuela; the...
Distributed Capital Group
Director of Research
2006 - 2009
• Directed intelligence gathering efforts to inform the design of a proprietary pricing model supporting illiquid and exotic FX swaps for Emerging and Frontier markets in Africa, Asia, Eastern...
Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM)
Financial Journalism Fellow and Ford Foundation gr
2005 - 2006
• Researched and wrote news articles on migrant currency transfers and microfinance, including a five-part series on street-level FX markets in Latin America; interviewed multilateral development...
Various
Freelance Journalist / Media Consultant
2004 - 2005
• United Nations: Reported for the Inter-Press Service News Agency about banking and finance, sovereign debt, world economy and trade, sustainable development and culture. • Dominican Republic:...
Wall Street Systems, Inc.
Technical Account Manager/ Business Analyst
2002 - 2003
• Supported Commerzbank’s New York trading floor for on-site electronic trading, revaluation and settlement of FX spot, forward, swaps, options and futures contracts. • Trained Commerzbank traders...
Wall Street Systems, Inc.
Technical Account Manager/ Business Analyst
1996 - 2000
• CSFB Emerging Markets: Designed and implemented a software-based risk analysis suite for traders and risk managers in 11 countries on four continents. • CSFB Singapore & Tokyo: Led all on-site...

Education

New York University
M.A., Journalism and Latin American Studies
2003 - 2005
University of Vermont
B.S., Engineering Management
1991 - 1996

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