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The war stories of traders and investors.

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The war stories of traders and investors.

    003: Chris DeMuth Jr. - Finding Mispriced Bets Amid the COVID-19 Crisis, How to "Sift the World"

    003: Chris DeMuth Jr. - Finding Mispriced Bets Amid the COVID-19 Crisis, How to "Sift the World"

    Chris DeMuth Jr. of Rangeley Capital talks finding mispriced bets amid the COVID-19 crisis, and generally how to "sift the world" for opportunities, both within and without the markets.

    • 37 min
    Episode 002: Logan Kane - Becoming a Quant, Econometrics, and Inversing Retail Investors

    Episode 002: Logan Kane - Becoming a Quant, Econometrics, and Inversing Retail Investors

    My second guest is Logan Kane, author of High Finance: The Secrets Wall Street Doesn't Want You To Know and frequent SeekingAlpha contributor. Logan is a quant, applying econometric models to financial markets.

    I originally came across Logan when he broke a story on Robinhood's payment for order flow practices, which was picked up by Bloomberg and CNBC.

    In this episode, we talk about:

    Starting as a bottom up value investor and becoming a quantitative investor
    How to start modelling market behavior
    Practical things retail traders and investors should know about market microstructure
    Logan's Robinhood story
    Thinking about time frames in trading
    How his strategy is based on inversing retail investor behavior

    Links mentioned:

    High Finance: The Secrets Wall Street Doesn't Want You to Know
    Logan's SeekingAlpha page
    Robinhood Is Making Millions Selling Out Their Millennial Customers To High-Frequency Traders
    The Robinhood High-Frequency Trading Scandal: The Plot Thickens
    What Time Frame Should You Use When Trading
    Card Counting Meets The Stock Market: A Statistical Model For Predicting 1-3 Month Returns
    How Hidden ETF Transaction Costs Make Billions For Market Makers
    How Option Pricing Theory Can Make You Extra Money In Cannabis Stocks And IPOs
    Read This If You're Thinking Of Buying Put Options On Tilray
    An Overlooked Key To Investing Success: Market Microstructure

    • 1 hr 18 min
    001 - Peter To: Practical Trader Improvement Exercises, The HFT Boogeyman, and Prop War Stories

    001 - Peter To: Practical Trader Improvement Exercises, The HFT Boogeyman, and Prop War Stories

     
    My first guest is ex-proprietary day trader Peter To, who now trades independently. I first found Peter through the Chat With Traders podcast and his amazing blog which can be found at ptotrading.blogspot.com.
     
    In this podcast we talk about:
     
    A recent study which asserts that consistent day trading profits are near-impossible.
    Trading with "the world's worst prop firm" during Hurricane Sandy
    Peter's thoughts on high-frequency trading's affect on the markets he trades
    Why 1990s prop trading was the golden era of trading.
    How traders can develop techniques outside of 'vanilla' technical trading strategies
    Is shorting parabolic penny stocks a 'crowded trade?'
    Modelling market behavior to refine your trading edge
    How Twitter has become a digital prop desk
    Updates on two trades Peter has blogged about
     
    Links mentioned:
     
    Day Trading for a Living Study?
    Peter's blog
    Peter's twitter
    Peter's CETC Trade: Being stuck short a stock and still being charge borrow fees
    Peter's great post on why he thought buying the dip in the S&P in December 2018 was a home-run trade
    Peter's interview with Chat With Traders
    Peter's favorite trading book: Dark Pools - The Rise of Machine Traders and the Rigging of the US Stock Market
     Investment disclaimer

    • 1 hr 13 min

Customer Reviews

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4 Ratings

4 Ratings

Jerry Ming ,

Great Listen:

Simple, informative and to the point and entertaining. Get to hear it from people who actually do it. Definitely recommend.

Bigpecker m8 ,

Excellent

I really dont know where this came out of but this is an incredibly insightful podcast. You can tell the host is an actual trader and the guests have been amazing. Please keep putting more out.

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