How to shut up the risk manager

  We had a meeting with a Year2 trader after the close and he did something you ought to be able to do.  Let’s call this prop trader Frequent Flyer. Frequent Flyer has fallen in love with a strategy, that between us, I don’t love.  As a directional discretionary trader this strategy doesn’t feel like real trading to me.  It’s … Read More

We are Hiring! Trading Floor Manager in NYC

Our trading desk in NYC is looking for a new Floor Manager.  If you are interested, please apply here. We are looking for someone with trading and supervisory experience to work on and oversee the trading floor in our NYC office. Ideal candidates will have considerable experience in both trading and overseeing traders and trading risk. (This position will also … Read More

What a Star Fund Manager Can Teach Us About Improvement

Imagine that a star fund manager, with nearly a decade of stunning results, decides to completely retool the way that he does things. Would you think that he’s crazy? Would you call him a has-been? Or would you draw a different, more instructive lesson—that this is the reason why he’s stayed a top fund manager? The FT recently ran a … Read More