Posts Tagged ‘ teach ’

What this College Trader Can Teach You

May 20th, 2014 | By | Category: Ask Bella, Trader Development
A graduate of our college summer training program pinged me about visiting. Hi Bella, I've taken the SMB Foundation for college students last summer with RJ, Dan, and Andreas, opened up an account (edited) and have been trading since September. I don't know if you remember me, but I'm the guy from Toronto who plays ping pong. I'll be visiting New York City for the Victoria day long weekend and leaving on Monday May 19, would it be okay if I came by the desk to say hello on Monday after the close. It would also be great if you had a few minutes for us to chat, I also have a couple of books you know very well that I wanted to Read more [...]


What a Star Fund Manager Can Teach Us About Improvement

Dec 9th, 2012 | By | Category: Bruce Bower, General Comments, Guest Blog, Trader Development, Trading Lesson
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 story about Pierre Lagrange, a well-known and extremely successful hedge fund manager in London. Famously the “L” of the prestigious fund GLG, he runs a $2 billion long/short equities fund. He admits to being stung by the 2008 crisis, in which his fund fell nearly 20%. For a long/short Read more [...]