Lincoln S. Ellis is Managing Director @ Linn Group, Chief Investment Officer for Strategic Financial Group and Managing Partner for Astor Janssen Partners LP - a global macro hedge fund.
In 2006 Lincoln joined Linn Group to advise on the expansion and direction of the firm’s asset management business. Since 2006 the firm has raised over $35MM in new assets and become know as one of the preeminent grain trading firms in the US. He runs the investment committee for Linn Group's Atlas One LP and serves as a risk manager for the firm's flagship grain product, Linn Hare & Huckabay
In 2008 he teamed with Brad Rathe to being creating Astor Janssen Partners LP, a global macro hedge fund. After 12 months of proprietary trading they launched the fund in Nov of 2009.
In the summer of 2010 Ellis was invited to serve as Chief Investment Officer at the Strategic Financial Group. SFG is a financial planning firm based around a family office structure. They provide tax, accounting and advisory services to families and their businesses - large and small.
Previously, Lincoln was a Vice President at Morgan Stanley & Co., the institutional business of Morgan Stanley, Inc.
Lincoln earned a BA from Valparaiso University and an MA from The Graduate Faculty – New School for Social Research. Deeply committed to the communities in which he has lived, Lincoln is currently the Board Chair for Music In the Loft, a chamber music presenter dedicated to young players and emerging composers. He is also a on the board of the Metropolitan Opera's NAtional Council's Midwest District. On occasion he continues his work with Columbia University’s Columbia International Affairs Online, a database of international politics and economics he founded and created with then Editor-in-Chief, Kate Wittenberg. He also served as a founding member of the Metropolitan Opera’s Young Associates and President of the Auxiliary Chapter at Lyric Opera of Chicago.
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Recent Blog Posts by Lincoln Ellis
- Seasons of the Bernanke
- EconoGmac Launches Commodity Commons Focusing on the Commodity Complex
- Weekend Update – Not of the SNL Kind
- Does This Look Familiar ?
- Negative Fatigue (or, The Power of Asset Allocation Rebalancing)
- Ellis CNBC Video – Is a Disorderly Greek Default Priced into the Market?
- Lincoln Ellis, Barry Knapp on U.S. Stocks Bloomberg Video
- 10 x 12 – Our Global Macro Thoughts for 2012
- Maybe the Group Is Wrong?
- Ellis Video Interviews on Jobs, Equity Markets, and Copper Markets
- Ellis CNBC Video – Three Best Commodity Plays
- QuickPick on Currencies
- Latest Thoughts on Markets and Econ
- Lincoln Ellis Bloomberg Videos – Commodities Are the New Bonds, Investment Strategy
- Mom Always Said ‘Don’t Play Ball in The House’
- Commodities Are the New New Bonds
- Beware the Dark Side of the Force
- Bloomberg Interview on Current Market Conditions and Asset Allocation
- Ellis Bloomberg Video on U.S. Economy, Profits, European Crisis
- Do Employment Contingent Tax Cuts = Jobs?
- Bonds Bonds and More Bonds!
- On Earnings Valuations and Economy
- 3.7% for 30? – No thanks Ben
- Ellis & Co on Kudlow & Co on Crazy Market Week
- A Quick Little Thought on Markets and the S&P Downgrade
- Lincoln Ellis on Nightly Business Report After Thursday’s Massive 500 pt DOW Drop
- The Debt Ceiling and Market Issues, and Bloomberg Interview
- Ellis Fox Business Interview – Why Gold Is a Ponzi Scheme
- The Persistent Issues in Over Leveraged Balance Sheets
- Here It Goes Again
- All that Glitters
- Special Guest Post from Head of Linn Group Research Responding to Steve Rattner’s NYT Op-Ed
- China’s Shadow Banking Looks a Lot Like Sub Prime Alt-A Market
- 1.9 is NOT 11
- CNBC Video: Ellis on Which Way the Market Is Headed
- When Dominos Fall
- Post Expiration Markets
- Bloomberg: Linn Group’s Ellis Interview on U.S. Markets
- More on Irish Swapping Euro for Sterling
- Ellis & Co. Review Market Fundamentals
- “Gone Too Far?” You’re Freaking Joking Right? or Here Is Where the Story Ends
- Soft Patch or if You’re Feeling Sinister Something Worse
- Irish Looking to Leave Euro Zone
- In The Beginning