On this weeks podcast I am happy to have hosted Alex Gurevich, Founder and CEO of HonTe Investments and author of the recently released book " The Trades of March 2020 - A Shield Against Uncertainty".
Buy the Book Here -
Kindle - https://www.amazon.co.uk/Trades-March-2020-against-Uncertainty-ebook/dp/B09NX372KG/
Paperback - https://www.amazon.co.uk/Trades-March-2020-against-Uncertainty/dp/1544525133/
On the podcast we talk about the book, the underperformance of Global Macro Investing, can the FED afford to raise interest rates, why Alex did so well in the first week of March and the Beanie Baby Theory. I hope you enjoy!
0:00 - Introduction
0:22 - What was your influence for writing the book?
4:50 - First hand account of a fund manager
5:35 - What importance do you give to a shield? (Books title)
12:25 - Underperformance of global macro and active investing over the past 12 years
16:44 - What does a Investment Manager specialising in Long Horizon Discretionary Global Macro Trading? How is that strategy different to other strategies?
21:50 - How had the markets changed in 2018?
26:12 - Opinion on the FED hiking 3-4 times this year?
31:28 - Can the FED afford to raise interest rates too high?
32:43 - Why did you do so well in the first week of March 2020?
35:33 - Don’t stop when on a winning streak
39:10 - What changed in the second and third week of March?
42:09 - What is the Beanie Baby Theory?
46:38 - What is one message you would like listeners to take away from the book?
Alex Gurevich is the Founder and CIO of HonTe Advisors, LLC. Alex has been involved in trading for over 20 years; holding various roles on Wall Street that included the launch of fixed income derivative trading franchises as well as running the macro book at JP Morgan. More recently, Alex has transformed his very successful family office into a global macro strategy suitable for institutional investors. He is the author of The Next Perfect Trade, published in 2015, which articulates his rigorous trade selection and investment process. Alex was born and raised in St. Petersburg, Russia and earned his PhD in mathematics from the University of Chicago.
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