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Druce Vertes

author Image Druce Vertes CFA, is the founder of Linkfest.com, a social news aggregator for financial market news. He previously worked as an analyst, consultant and IT manager at major sell-side firms and hedge funds.


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Area of Expertise: retirement planning, asset allocation, social investing, computerized investing, alternative investments

Website: http://www.linkfest.com

Twitter: @TheLinkfest

Email: druce@streeteye.com

Biography:
Druce Vertes is a graduate of Columbia College in New York, where he earned a bachelor's degree in computer science and economics. He has worked on Wall Street as an economist, quantitative analyst and manager for sell-side firms including Salomon Brothers and Goldman Sachs, and hedge funds including Tiger Management and Caxton Corporation. He was awarded the Chartered Financial Analyst designation in 2009.

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  1. Portfolio Strategies »

    Safe Withdrawal Rates and Certainty-Equivalent Spending

    The size of initial withdrawal rates depends on a retiree’s willingness to accept both portfolio volatility and variability in his annual spending rates.

    July 2013 | Journal