Michael Gayed, CFA

Co-Portfolio Manager and Chief Investment Strategist

Michael A. Gayed is Portfolio Manager at Toroso Investments, an investment management company specializing in ETF focused research, investment strategies and services designed for financial advisors, RIAs, family offices and investment managers.

Prior to Toroso Investments, Michael was the Co-Portfolio Manager and Chief Investment Strategist at Pension Partners, LLC, an investment advisor managing mutual funds and separate accounts.

He is the co-author of four award-winning research papers on market anomalies and investing. Michael is an active contributor to MarketWatch and has been interviewed on CNBC, Bloomberg, and Fox Business, as well as the Wall Street Journal Live for his unique approach to interpreting market movements. His analysis has also been featured by Marc Faber of the Gloom, Boom and Doom Report.

Michael earned his Bachelor of Science degree with a double major in Finance & Management at NYU Stern School of Business.  Michael became a CFA Charterholder in 2008 and is a two-time winner of the Charles H. Dow Award (2014, 2016).

2014 - Charles H Dow Award
2016 - Charles H Dow Award
Video Archive Contributions
October 10, 2020
Breakout 2 Track 3 – Risk on / Risk off
Presenter(s): Michael Gayed, CFA
March 25, 2020
Crashes, Melt-Ups, and the Tools to Manage Historic Volatility
Presenter(s): Michael Gayed, CFA
May 25, 2016
Leverage for the Long Run: A Systematic Approach to Managing Risk and Magnifying Returns in Stocks
Presenter(s): Michael Gayed, CFA