Tag Archive: Hedge Fund

October 14, 2013

Does Your Hedge Fund Have An Investment Process? Do You?

Note: This is part of my hedge fund series. Click for the Introduction. and Part 1, “What I Learned Working At A Hedge Fund”, and Part 2, “Career Advice From a Hedge Fund Pro” From the outside looking in, hedge funds are quite an enigma. The average person on the street is not even sure […]

May 6, 2013

What I Learned Working At A Hedge Fund

Note: This is part of my hedge fund series.  Click here for the intro   We got into the business of investing because we wanted to make money. We’ve seen the II Alpha rankings of the Top 25, where the minimum earner took home a cool $200 million in 2012. We’ve heard about the greats, […]

December 9, 2012

What A Star Fund Manager Can Teach Us About Improvement

A recent interview with star fun manager Pierre LaGrange contained some fascinating insights about how he does things and about how star performers strive constantly to improve. Here is my commentary on the SMB site http://www.smbtraining.com/blog/what-a-star-fund-manager-can-teach-us-about-improvement    

July 29, 2012

How to Become One With Your Trading System

We’ve all heard the sad excuses after a bad run. The lame rationalizations. “I know it was through my stop, but I thought that it would come back”. “Yes, I saw the signal, but I just didn’t believe it” “I don’t know, I just froze” When someone is struggling, one way to lessen the pain […]

May 21, 2012

“Et Tu, Bruno?”– Lessons for Traders from JP Morgan’s Recent Loss

Following the harpooning of the “London Whale” — Some thoughts on the situation that led JP Morgan to report a several billion dollar loss. http://www.smbtraining.com/blog/et-tu-bruno-reflections-on-jp-morgans-trading-loss