In a #ThrowbackThursday of sorts, we’re bringing you an episode recorded pre-pandemic where we hit the road and traveled to Utah to interview the brain behind Certeza Asset Management, Founder and CIO – Brett Nelson. Brett is another guest deserving of the moniker VIXpert – having been trading the VIX since it first entered the game, literally trading VIX back when there were a few dozen contracts a day changing hands. We’ll be covering everything VIX (along with non-VIX topics) including: skiing in Salt Lake, pure volatility futures, being a math nerd, the left and right tail, 19 y/o quant financing, the Spanish pronunciation of Certeza, trading the VIX since inception, term structure, gaming the VIX, proprietary algos, and the best resorts in Utah.
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00:00 - 1:37 = Intro
01:38 - 17:20 = Background
17:26 - 30:18 = Genesis of Certeza
30:26 - 44:42 = The Strategy
44:49 - 58:18 = Term Structure
58:25 - 1:08:36 = Research/Strategy
1:08:44 - 1:15:40 = Favorites
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