The Search for Fast and Reliable Data
It is no secret that getting reliable data in a timely manner is becoming more important than ever. Now, also consider the speed at which this data and information is becoming available to hedge funds, and the race is on to turn it into something actionable. In this episode we are joined by Jimmy Karalis, Managing Director, Data Sourcing & Strategy, Balyasny Asset Management and Patrick Flannery, Head of Low Latency & Direct Feeds, London Stock Exchange Group to give us the low down on low latency.
Demystifying The Evolving Landscape Fixed Income
Credit and rates are certainly making headlines lately for many reasons. But how much do we really understand about how the fixed income market operates? In this episode we are joined by Dan Eckstein, Global Head of eRates Product and US Head of eRates Distribution, Barclays, Matthew Coupe, Global Head of Cross-Asset Market Structure, Barclays and Emil Parmar, Director of Credit Trading Solutions at LSEG. Listen in to their eye-opening discussion about the future of this complex asset class.
Women in Hedge Funds
In honour of International Women’s Month we take a close look at the topic of Women in hedge funds. Recent studies show that less than 5% of hedge funds are women owned, yet, according to Forbes, since 2019, female hedge fund managers have outperformed their male counterparts. Chauwei Yak is the founder and CEO of GAO Capital and joins us to share some of her thoughts behind the numbers and how she found her way to success in the industry.
The Psychology of Trading
Emotion in trading doesn’t have to be scary. It can actually be helpful and useful. You just need to understand the best way to filter that emotion when you are about to make that trade. In our latest episode, we speak to two long-time experts in the field of psychology who work with traders to help them optimise performance on the desk and off. Dr. Richard Peterson is a psychiatrist and the CEO of MarketPsych and Dr. Alden Cass a licensed clinical psychologist and trading performance coach. Listen in as we learn how to achieve better performance during stressful times.
Alternative Data Explosion
The use of alternative data in the trading world appears to be on an upward trajectory and according to some stats, there is no sign it will slow down. What’s behind this move from traditional forms of research and data to that of the not so traditional? In this episode, we’re chatting with two experts who have plenty to say about this space. Tim Harrington, is the co-founder and CEO of BattleFin and Stewart Stimson is the head of data strategy at the systematic trading firm, Jump Trading. Listen in to learn about what’s behind the alt data explosion, which data sets are on the rise, what the regulatory picture is and how they see things moving forward from here.
Crypto Comes to Hedge Funds
It seems we can’t get away from the world of or word crypto these days. And, while it may sound complex, in this episode our guests break down and simplify hedge fund crypto funds. So, what does it take to move into this somewhat cryptic space? Let’s hear from Ali Hassan and Gerrit van Wingerden.