Steen Jakobsen has more than 25 years of experience within the fields of proprietary trading and alternative investment. After finishing his studies in Economics at Copenhagen University in 1989, he started his career at Citibank N.A. Copenhagen from where he moved to Hafnia Merchant Bank as Director, Head of Sales and Options. In 1992, he joined Chase Manhattan in London as VP, Head of Scandinavian Sales, and then the Chase Manhattan Proprietary Trading Group. From 1995-1997 he worked as a Proprietary Trader and Head of Flow Desk at Swiss Bank Corp., London. In 1997, he became Global Head of Trading, FX and Options at Christiania (now Nordea) in New York until he joined UBS in New York in 1999 as the Executive Director in the Global Proprietary Group. He joined Saxo Bank in 2000 and after a brief departure to Limus Capital Partners, where he was Chief Investment Officer for two years, he returned to the bank in 2011 as Chief Investment Officer
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  • 2d
    ContraTrades ContraTrades
    Credit to this bubble/CB's as certain Econ. theories/uppish economists with assessments might become irrelevant. Discredited abstract rationalism.
  • 6d
    Macronomics Macronomics
    Interesting post Steen but Alan Turing should not be considered as the father of the computer. This assumption is wrong. Charles Babbage originated the concept of a...
  • Article / 11 December 2017 at 12:44 GMT

    Los Cisnes Negros de Saxo Bank para 2018

    Chief Economist & CIO / Saxo Bank
    Este año hemos profundizado un poco más al realizar nuestra lista anual de Cisnes Negros. Como de costumbre, analizamos lo que sucede a nivel global y, más allá del consenso, destacamos los eventos que supuestamente es poco probable que sucedan pero que podrían tener tremendas implicaciones si se cumplen. ¡Disfruten!
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    09 January
    Luis Riesco Luis Riesco
    Why does Saxo Bank and other banks publish for free their report and views of the market? Wouldn't be that against their interest as a investment bank?...
  • 06 December
    stas_ms stas_ms
    Steen, good afternoon! Tell your mail to send an annual Outrageous Prediction 2018. Thankful in advance.
  • Squawk / 12 November 2017 at 15:17 GMT
    Hi Steen. hope you are all well. Just read the story on zerohedge about "Junk Bond ETF's have e rough two weeks" !..... wasn't it deals pulled and sharp drops in junkbonds prices that started/caused the 1987 crash ? .... is this a simular situation ? thanks and best regards Jan F. Nielsen
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  • 31 October
    Daniel CN Daniel CN
    Another question: are cryptos reflecting a perversion of markets in which kicking down cans whole chains of blocks is paid most?
    01 November
    Daniel CN Daniel CN
    I do not think Bitcoins are a bet on underlying technology. When techies traded Bitcoins, you did not see those spikes. As in all marketing aspects, its...
  • Squawk / 16 October 2017 at 17:42 GMT
    Hello Mr. Jakobsen. Would you be advised to invest in mutual funds? If you can, then I'll send you my tips. I would like to know your opinion on these tips. Thank You
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    03 November
    Daniel CN Daniel CN
    BTW: are you sticking your guns to 40% cash and 25 USD oil? Thanks!
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