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David Woo

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David Woo is the founder of DavidWooUnbound.com, a new global forum devoted to promoting fact-based debates about our shared future and to make the best of Wall Street research accessible to retail investors.

For more than a decade, David Woo has been one of the most influential macro thinkers on Wall Street. Until earlier this year, David was the Head of Global Interest Rates, Currencies, and Emerging Market Fixed Income Strategy & Economic Research at Bank of America, based in New York. His team of 50 analysts received more first-place rankings in the prestigious 2020 Institutional Investor Global Fixed Income Survey than those from all other banks combined.   
David is known for his out-of-the-box thinking and for his out-of-consensus calls:
 
·       He was the first Wall Street analyst to initiate Bitcoin coverage in 2013: https://www.businessinsider.com/david-woo-on-bitcoin-2013-12
 
·       He correctly forecasted the devaluation of the reminibi in 2015: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-10-06/bank-of-america-s-woo-china-is-still-more-important-than-the-fed-
 
·       He was the only Wall Street analyst who predicted that Trump would win in 2016 and that it will drive the dollar and rates higher: https://www.cnbc.com/2016/12/08/bofaml-analyst-got-ovation-from-co-workers-the-morning-after-election.html     
 
Business Insider voted David as one of the 12 smartest people on Wall Street in 2016.
 
Prior to joining Bank of America, David spent 10 years in London: 6 years at Barclays Capital where he was the Head of Global Foreign Exchange Strategy and 4 years at Citigroup where he was the Head of Local Markets Strategy for Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa. 
 
David started his career at the International Monetary Fund in Washington D.C. He received his Ph.D in economics from Columbia University.