118: Trading technology, alternative data, and originality w/ Manoj Narang
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118: Trading technology, alternative data, and originality w/ Manoj Narang

Via Chat with Traders 118: Trading technology, alternative data, and originality w/ Manoj Narang Aaron Fifield March 29, 2017 Podcast 2 Comments ShareTweetSubscribe High-speed trading veteran, Manoj Narang, originally worked on Wall St for the likes of Credit Suisse and Goldman Sachs prior to founding Tradeworx, which became one of the larger trading firms in...

119: What this day trader learned after four years of abandoning a secure job – Alex, @TAGRtrades
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119: What this day trader learned after four years of abandoning a secure job – Alex, @TAGRtrades

Via Chat with Traders 119: What this day trader learned after four years of abandoning a secure job – Alex, @TAGRtrades Aaron Fifield April 5, 2017 Podcast 2 Comments ShareTweetSubscribe Alex (@TAGRtrades) is a 27-year old day trader, from Texas. He’s been trading full-time for four years, and has really begun to hit his stride....

120: A crash course in long-term investing—for short-term traders w/ Mebane Faber
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120: A crash course in long-term investing—for short-term traders w/ Mebane Faber

Via Chat with Traders 120: A crash course in long-term investing—for short-term traders w/ Mebane Faber Aaron Fifield April 12, 2017 Podcast 3 Comments ShareTweetSubscribe Mebane Faber is the founder and CIO at Cambria Investment Management, where he manages Cambria’s ETFs, separate accounts and private investment funds. He’s also authored numerous white papers and five...

121: Tactics for better decision making, and skill versus luck w/ Michael Mauboussin
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121: Tactics for better decision making, and skill versus luck w/ Michael Mauboussin

Via Chat with Traders 121: Tactics for better decision making, and skill versus luck w/ Michael Mauboussin Aaron Fifield April 19, 2017 Podcast 1 Comment ShareTweetSubscribe Michael Mauboussin is a Managing Director and Head of Global Financial Strategies at Credit Suisse. He’s also a professor of finance at Columbia Business School, and the author of...

126: The demeanor of an unstoppable futures trader w/ Jonathan, @HF_Trader
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126: The demeanor of an unstoppable futures trader w/ Jonathan, @HF_Trader

Via Chat with Traders 126: The demeanor of an unstoppable futures trader w/ Jonathan, @HF_Trader Aaron Fifield May 24, 2017 Podcast Leave a Comment ShareTweetSubscribe Jonathan (@HF_Trader) got into trading after a sports-related injury changed his life trajectory. He was fortunate enough to meet and be mentored, early on, by one of the first people...

129: Optimal bet sizing—lessons from a biased coin flip experiment w/ Victor Haghani
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129: Optimal bet sizing—lessons from a biased coin flip experiment w/ Victor Haghani

Via Chat with Traders 129: Optimal bet sizing—lessons from a biased coin flip experiment w/ Victor Haghani Aaron Fifield June 14, 2017 Podcast 2 Comments ShareTweetSubscribe Victor Haghani began his career at Salomon Brothers in 1984, starting out in a research role before joining their prop trading desk. In 1992, Victor left Salomon to become...

131: Strategy development—powered by machine learning w/ Morgan Slade
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131: Strategy development—powered by machine learning w/ Morgan Slade

Via Chat with Traders 131: Strategy development—powered by machine learning w/ Morgan Slade Aaron Fifield June 28, 2017 Podcast 1 Comment ShareTweetSubscribe You’ll recall, I had Andy Kershner on the podcast a few episodes back. Towards the end of that episode, Andy briefly mentioned a cloud-based algo development platform and fund, CloudQuant, which is a...

133: Using sports science to stack probability in favor of trading success w/ James King
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133: Using sports science to stack probability in favor of trading success w/ James King

Via Chat with Traders 133: Using sports science to stack probability in favor of trading success w/ James King Aaron Fifield July 12, 2017 Podcast 1 Comment ShareTweetSubscribe Up until recently, James King was the Performance Director at a commodity trading firm in London, Mandara Capital. And it was here that he implemented scientific methods...

135: How mastermind trader, Steven Cohen, bent rules and made billions w/ Sheelah Kolhatkar
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135: How mastermind trader, Steven Cohen, bent rules and made billions w/ Sheelah Kolhatkar

Via Chat with Traders 135: How mastermind trader, Steven Cohen, bent rules and made billions w/ Sheelah Kolhatkar Aaron Fifield July 26, 2017 Podcast Leave a Comment ShareTweetSubscribe Sheelah Kolhatkar is a writer at the The New Yorker, who was previously a journalist at Bloomberg Businessweek, and prior to that, a hedge fund analyst. She’s...

137: The horse bettor exploiting anomalies in financial markets – Dr. William Ziemba
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137: The horse bettor exploiting anomalies in financial markets – Dr. William Ziemba

Via Chat with Traders 137: The horse bettor exploiting anomalies in financial markets – Dr. William Ziemba Aaron Fifield August 9, 2017 Podcast Leave a Comment ShareTweetSubscribe Dr. William Ziemba’s an academic, a practitioner, gambler, trader and an author. He’s worked with and consulted to many well-respected names in the field, such as; Edward Thorp,...