Oscar Salem | Co-Founder & Principal
Cold Spring Asset Management

Oscar Salem, Co-Founder & Principal, Cold Spring Asset Management

Mr. Oscar Salem serves as the Head of Investor Relations and Principal at Cold Spring Asset Management, LP. Mr. Salem co-founded the firm. Prior to this, he served as a Director at Citibank, where Mr. Salem worked with ultra-high net worth individuals and large family offices on the foreign exchange desk. In that role he advised on and executed foreign exchange trading strategies with several clients. Prior to joining the firm in 2012, Mr. Salem was Head of Investment Relationships at Krieger Capital Management. He has also spent 10 years at Wells Fargo, where Mr. Salem managed the foreign exchange investment portfolios for clients of the Private Bank. He has also held proprietary trading positions at HSBC and Banamex NY, where Mr. Salem primarily traded Latin American currencies. He obtained a B.S. from the University of Houston.


TSC 2018 - DAY 2 @ 11:50

Modeling the big picture – how will macroeconomic and geopolitical developments guide trading decisions in 2018 and beyond?

  • How does increased geopolitical uncertainty, particularly following Brexit, the election of Donald Trump and the rise of Western nationalism, drive other risk factors? 
  • Behavioral vs quantitative approaches to economic forecasts – balancing hard numbers with human psychology in economic forecasting
  • Where do traditional risk management processes fall short in effectively assessing the complex relationships between key risk factors?
  • How can you apply new advances in quantitative modeling to geopolitical and socioeconomic risks?

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