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181: Robert Greifeld – Crisis Averted: Saving Nasdaq from a path of ruin

10/14/2019
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This episode features high-profile American businessman, Robert Greifeld, who from 2003-2017 served as the CEO at Nasdaq—one of the world's largest and widely known financial exchanges. Bob came into this role at a time when Nasdaq was on the verge of an internal crisis, he was tasked with turning it around and making transformational change. Throughout our conversation, he tells of the critical moments and drastic actions, insight to Nasdaq's many acquisitions and its business model, plus...

Duration:00:53:29

180: Larry Hite – Reflection on markets and life—with a man who’s had vast financial success

9/23/2019
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There’s no other way to say it; Larry Hite is the definition of a market veteran, he’s someone who first developed an interest for trading and markets during the 60’s… Besides a reputation for extreme risk management, Larry is perhaps best known as co-founding Mint Investments—a hedge fund formed in 1981. He’s also considered to be one of the forefathers of trading systems and a pioneer of trend following. By 1988, Mint achieved an average annual compounded return of over 30%—it’s best...

Duration:01:01:15

179: Mike Komaransky – Going All In: The fixed income trader early to Bitcoin

8/26/2019
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For many, this will likely be the first time hearing about Mike Komaransky, but those who know him already, know him as a Bitcoin OG—and deservedly so, as he began accumulating the cryptocurrency around 2010. Though Mike has been a professional trader of fixed income derivatives since 2001, when he joined powerhouse trading firm DRW. Mike later became a partner at DRW, and in 2014 he launched its cryptocurrency trading business Cumberland—which grew to become one of the world’s largest...

Duration:01:23:43

178: Nick Radge – The Blueprint: Create a simple trend following system

8/5/2019
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Returning guest Nick Radge is a systematic trader of trend following, momentum and mean reversion strategies—which he runs across Australian and U.S. equity markets. When I asked Nick if he'd be willing to do another podcast, I said to him, "This time around, I'd like to discuss something very specific with you; how to create a simple trend following system." So, that's exactly what we did; a complete breakdown of Nick's process. This includes details about strategy objectives and idea...

Duration:01:31:59

177: Sam Bankman-Fried – Leaving Wall Street, entering crypto chaos

7/21/2019
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This episode features Sam Bankman-Fried, who’s trading skill originated from 3-years at Jane Street—a proprietary trading firm renown for being one of the world’s largest ETF liquidity providers. In late-2017, Sam relocated to Hong Kong and began his foray into the cryptocurrency market when he co-founded Alameda Research. Alameda trade a range of quantitative strategies—such as statistical arbitrage and market making—which are mostly automated, but with a layer of human...

Duration:01:08:07

176: Alex, @TAGRtrades – Can the family breadwinner become a full-time trader?

6/20/2019
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This episode takes on a slightly different format to normal. Essentially, it’s a response to an email that I received from a listener… The email comes from a gentleman who’s 38 years old with a full-time job, his wife is currently studying and he has three kids. He also has the goal to transition out of his current career into full-time trading, but he has a family who are dependent on his income. And that’s the part he has questions about. Therefore, I asked Alex (@TAGRtrades) if he’d be...

Duration:00:52:18

175: Jonathan Shapiro – Investigating and exposing the crafty schemes of public companies

5/29/2019
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Jonathan Shapiro's a senior reporter at the Australian Financial Review. While he writes about a range of subjects from banking to hedge funds to private equity, he's renown for stories that uncover dishonesty and the crafty schemes of listed companies—for which, he's won several awards. Our conversation begins with Jonathan telling the story of Blue Sky Alternative, a fund manager that came unstuck following the release of a short sellers research report. From there, we roll into a very...

Duration:01:15:45

174: Nishant Porbanderwalla – Opportunity meets experience—defining moments of one traders' career

5/7/2019
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’d like you to meet part-time Bollywood DJ, full-time equities trader: Nishant Porbanderwalla. For the past 12-years and ever since leaving college, Nish has been a proprietary trader at Kershner Trading Group—KTG is a trading firm in Austin (Texas) founded by Andy Kershner, who appeared back on episode 128. Nish was very open in talking about the ups and downs he’s endured throughout his career, including actual PnL and the psychological states. He also tells an incredible story from...

Duration:01:07:49

173: Michael Katz – Riding price action—a complete breakdown of the Lyft IPO

4/9/2019
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After appearing on Chat With Traders last year for episode 156, Michael Katz returns: Mike’s a short-term equities trader and managing partner of proprietary trading firm Seven Points Capital. The purpose of doing this episode was to have a very specific and detailed discussion about how Mike traded ride share company Lyft on the first day of its IPO (Mar 29). And to make it easier for you to follow along with our discussion, I’ve included intraday charts with Mike’s entries and exits in...

Duration:00:58:55

172: Anthony Riley – Clawing back a six-figure loss

3/14/2019
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Anthony is a proprietary futures trader from Sydney, with 10-years market experience. He's active—particularly during the night—in a range of products, such as; Australian and U.S. bonds, equity indices, currencies and a few commodities. While he's a click trader, Anthony is quite systematic with his processes and strategies—which are mostly trading spreads between correlated products. Naturally, we speak about many things during this episode, but one of the highlights was hearing about how...

Duration:01:19:52

171: Stan Gluzman – Raid the "money box"

2/15/2019
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It’s with great pleasure that I introduce to you, Stan Gluzman; an intraday equities trader at proprietary trading firm Seven Points Capital. Stan also heads up a small team of junior traders at one of the firms’ additional offices—outside of New York—in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. We discuss Stan’s path to consistent profitability as a prop trader, and then we get into specifics about the various strategies that Stan has traded in recent years—including the actual strategies that he...

Duration:01:18:38

170: Joshua Greenwald – The technology edge—how a team of options market makers found success in Asia

1/16/2019
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My guest on this episode is Joshua Greenwald, the CEO of a newly formed crypto derivatives exchange, LXDX. But the part that got me keen to speak with Josh, was the fact that he was a professional trader for more than 10-years prior… Josh started his career at DRW Trading in Chicago, he then left after six years and went on to co-found Greenlight Trading—a proprietary firm specializing in low-latency options market making, almost exclusively for Asian markets. Greenlight grew to be a team...

Duration:01:13:50

169: Jack Ma – Strategies die, skills survive

12/19/2018
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Jack Ma is a proprietary futures trader from Sydney and the head trader of Minter Capital—a firm he established this year, in which he currently mentors and backs a group of developing traders. Jack trades an “inventory style” in the market of Australian 90-Day Bank Bills—continually working structures around his expectations of yield strip movements, with minimal exposure to outright risk. He also trades Australian 3-year and 10-year Government Bonds, but predominantly during rolls...

Duration:01:26:17

168: Anand "Lucci" Sanghvi – Stay alive, wait for your market, then all guns blazing

11/27/2018
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If you’ve been through the archives, then this weeks guest will be no stranger; it’s the options madman and trader of 10+ years, Anand “Lucci” Sanghvi. Lucci was one of the first guests to appear on Chat With Traders—back in 2015. As you can imagine, there’s been plenty happening since then, so we took this opportunity to catch up… Topics of discussion range from life in Puerto Rico, dealing with taxes as a trader, a failed hedge fund, what’s been working for Lucci in equity options—and...

Duration:01:32:55

167: Bobby Cho – Crypto’s not dead (it just went pop)

10/31/2018
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Bobby Cho is the global head of trading at Cumberland—which is the crypto arm of Chicago trading firm, DRW and it’s one of the largest liquidity providers in the space. Prior to this, Bobby was director of trading at itBit and vice president of trading at Digital Currency Group (formerly known as SecondMarket). After featuring on the podcast in August last year, I thought it would be fitting to check in with Bobby again, because of the events which have unfolded in cryptocurrency markets...

Duration:01:08:28

166: Hugo Bowne-Anderson – The trader’s guide for learning to code (with a data scientist)

9/26/2018
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For this episode, I speak with Hugo Bowne-Anderson; a data scientist at DataCamp (an educational platform for learning to code) and host of the DataFramed podcast. The idea for asking Hugo to appear on this episode, was to chat about learning a programming language. Because for some traders, having the ability to write code can have great advantages—such as having the ability to collect stats on market behavior, perform research in a robust data-driven way, visualize large amounts of data,...

Duration:00:55:11

165: Michael Samuels – Speculating on mergers—and a case of “excessive” due diligence

9/9/2018
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I was introduced to this weeks guest by an experienced trader and fund manager, who described him as being "hands down the best trader I know..." Michael Samuels is an equities trader, who once traded for First New York and Apex Capital, he now trades his own money under the banner of Broome Street Capital. Michael describes himself as being an 'event driven trader' with a primary focus on news flow surrounding mergers and acquisitions, shareholder activism and fundamentals—to seek out...

Duration:01:00:52

164: Nick Fabrio – How to scalp ASX stocks and make a pretty penny

8/1/2018
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Nick Fabrio is an exceptional day trader. With a bias for short selling and playing catalysts on the Australian stock market, Nick had surpassed a million dollars in trading profits within his first three years. And all along, he’s been a self-directed ‘retail’ trader. Although he currently lives in Texas, Nick and I were able to catch up, sit down and record this podcast while he was back in Sydney last month. We got talking about many things; from dealing chips at The Star casino to...

Duration:01:23:35

163: John "Rambo" Moulton – An evening with a veteran trader [LIVE]

7/3/2018
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This special episode of Chat With Traders was recorded in June 2018, in front of a live audience in Sydney. It’s a conversation I had with John Moulton, though better known as Rambo. John’s a serious trader, and for good reason, he’s considered to be somewhat of a legend trader in Australia… In short, John left the Chicago trading pits in the 80’s, bound for the Sydney Futures Exchange. During the years that followed, he became a VERY large spread trader of Government Bonds and Bank...

Duration:01:10:44

162: Mike Bellafiore – The formula for how to become a 7-figure day trader

5/11/2018
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Returning for this episode, is Mike Bellafiore—the co-founder of New York City prop trading firm, SMB Capital. Mike is also the author of One Good Trade and The Playbook, and he was the featured guest on episode 022. As the title suggests, the purpose of our conversation is to breakdown how you can formulate a plan for becoming a 7-figure day trader. Mike is well-qualified to speak on this subject, because he’s mentored and lead traders within his own firm to reach this level of trading...

Duration:01:09:02