Is it true that there is a better, safer option trade behind every individual stock trade? Find out why options are something that every trader needs to consider in order to take advantage of the volatility and uncertainty of the 21st century in this candid interview with options trader and author Jeff Augen.
“Find a way to gain and edge. find a way to do your own statistical analysis to find things that other do not know.” That’s the message of options trader Jeff Augen in his provocative new book, Trading Realities. Here why Jeff believes that options are the best way for traders to deal with the challenges of randomness and volatility in the 21st century.
Here are a few excerpts from last weekend’s Big Saturday Interview with Steven Drobny, author of The Invisible Hands: Top Hedge Fund Traders on Bubbles, Crashes and Real Money.
What lessons can those who manage billions of dollar in real money – the billions in nonleveraged assets accumulating every year in pension funds and endowments – learn from the global macro hedge fund managers and traders – many of who not only survived the 2008 bear market, but profited during it? Join us for our latest Big Saturday Interview with Steven Drobny, author of The Invisible Hands: Top Hedge Fund Traders on Bubbles, Crashes and Real Money.
Our Big Saturday Interview this week features Gregory Zuckerman, author of The Greatest Trade Ever. Read more about Zuckerman and his take on those investors who tried to bet on the bubble’s demise.
Did you miss last week’s Big Saturday Interview with author of More Money Than God, Sebastian Mallaby? Then here’s the the full interview transcript in which Sebastian Mallaby provides what can only be described as both the most comprehensive history and passionate defense of the hedge fund industry and its relationship to the financial industry and to society as a whole.
The Big Saturday Interview is Back! And we can’t think of a better way to start of the series with this fascinating conversation with Sebastian Mallaby, author of More Money Than God: Hedge Funds and the Making of a New Elite. To read more, and to access the new audio format for The Big Saturday Interview, click here.
Here in Part 2 of our interview with Irene Aldridge, we learn more about the differences and similarities between low and high-frequency trading strategies, and what the world of academia can and is doing to help prepare the next generation of high-frequency trading system developers and traders.
What is high-frequency trading? Author and trader Irene Aldridge provides a look behind the curtains at a growing new strategy for trading, one that many hedge funds and money managers are only beginning to understand and incorporate into their own trading.
In the second half of our interview, Sam Savage discusses in-depth the role of new technological innovations that will enable traders, investors and businesses to better manage risk when the flaw of averages rears its head.