Category: Market Strategies

11 Jun 2024

The Carry Trade

What do you think of when you hear the term “carry trade”?   We start thinking of the infamous Mr. John Devaney, who had to sell his 142-foot yacht named (wait for it…) “Positive Carry” during the financial crisis because of losses in his hedge fund due to the unwinding of, you guessed it — the […]

07 Apr 2022

Hedge Funds vs ETFs, Passive vs Active,70s Inflation vs Now, & Commodities vs CTAs with Simplify’s Mike Green

What exactly does a chief strategist do? Besides picking fights with Bitcoin HODLers on Twitter… And how exactly does one of the most prominent voices on the dangers of too much passive money trying to fit into a single asset classes on/off ramps, end up at….wait for it….an ETF shop? We aim to find out in this episode with Simplify’s Chief Strategist and […]

31 Mar 2022

Why is intraday trading so hard, Where is the ES liquidity, and When are most market moves happening (overnight), with Deepfield’s CEO, Bastian Bolesta

Who in the right mind would choose to make a living day trading stock index futures? It must be one of the most competitive, most challenging arenas out there with HFT and 10s of billions of dollars in quant strategies chasing alpha. In this week’s episode, we’re chatting up the founder and CEO of short-term […]

17 Mar 2022

Commodity Volatility, Global Macro, and Trend Following with Alan Dunne from Archive Capital

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! The luck of the Irish is on our side as we celebrate today’s episode with Dubliner Alan Dunne, CEO and Founder of Archive Capital, a boutique multi-asset and investment research firm focused on global macro and managed futures strategies. Alan has worked in the financial markets and investment management industry for […]

06 Dec 2021

The 12 Days of The Derivative

🎶 Here comes Santa Claus, here comes Santa Claus, right down The Derivative Lane. Jeff Malec is delivering in-depth chats for those streaming all the plays. The education we’re bringing, investors are singing, all is merry and bright 🎶 Okay, so we may have changed the lyrics slightly, but nothing puts you in the Christmas […]