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Ed Tiryakian is Visiting Associate Professor at Markets and Management at Duke University. He is the chief strategist and managing director of Argentum Group; a former first vice president at UBS/Paine Webber, serving on the President’s Council; and senior vice president at EF Hutton. He received his BA in economics and Russian with honors from Duke before completing his MBA from Duke’s Fuqua School of Business.