Ivan Martchev

Ivan Martchev

Ivan Martchev is a research consultant with institutional money manager Navellier and Associates.  Previously, Ivan  served as editorial director at InvestorPlace Media. Ivan was editor of Louis Rukeyser’s Mutual Funds and associate editor of Personal Finance. As co-editor of Wall Street Winners, he has been ranked #1 in the U.S. by investment performance.

Ivan is also co-author of The Silk Road to Riches (Financial Times Press). The book provided analysis of geopolitical issues and investment strategy in natural resources and emerging markets with an emphasis on Asia. The book also correctly predicted the collapse in the US real estate market, the rise of precious metals, and the resulting increased investor interest in emerging markets. Ivan’s commentaries have been published by MSNBCDow JonesBloombergThe Motley Fool, InvestorPlace and others.


Recent Articles

China: A Bull Market for Credit Default Swaps

Chinese sovereign credit risk has risen the most of any issuer in the first half of 2013 -- a potential sign of a brewing economic problem.

Beware Currency Risk … But Don’t Be Frightened Off By It

Somehow, many people assumed that quantitative easing in the U.S. would mean a one-way street lower for the greenback.

The Impact of the QE Endgame

Given the sheer size of QE, it's difficult to project just how the end of easing might affect the bond market -- or even how exactly that end will come.

Repercussions From the Yen Surge

The yen's decline likely isn't over, which means the Nikkei has further to rally. But Japan's easing is so aggressive that there's no room for policy error.

The Alchemy of Printing Without Ink

Ben Bernanke has succeeded to do what alchemists for millennia could not accomplish: produce something out of nothing, using a controversial tool called QE.