Category: Podcasts

23 Jun 2022

TIPS, Options & Rates. Increased Volatility environments with Nancy Davis

This week’s guest may be new to Twitter (@nancy__davis), but she’s certainly not new to the wide world of volatility in all its wonderous “fruit” forms, including of course rates and fixed income volatility. In this Derivative episode, Jeff sits down with one of the “100 Most Influential Women in U.S. Finance,” Nancy Davis. Nancy, […]

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16 Jun 2022

It’s Not a Fed Put, it’s a Fed Short Call! And more inflation thoughts with StoneX’s Vincent Deluard

In this week’s episode, Jeff talks with StoneX’s Global Macro Strategist, Vincent Deluard @VincentDeluard, who authors weekly research reports on global macro trends, asset flows, European capital markets, and quantitative topics. We catch him literally right after the Fed hikes 75bps, and learn quickly that Lagarde was an accomplished synchronized swimmer and that having a […]

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09 Jun 2022

Algorithmic Sports Betting, Trading Metals to Trending Commodities, & Crypto’s Future with Charlie McGarraugh of Blockchain.com

We’re taking flight and zooming over to the big bend for a cheerio chat with Charlie McGarraugh, an ex-midwesterner turned londonite. Charlie is the Chief Strategy Officer at Blockchain.com and has an impressive resume as a former mortgage-backed securities trader, head of metals at Goldman, founder of an algo sports betting company, and more. In […]

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26 May 2022

Wine as an Asset Class: Demands, Dilemmas, & Distribution with Vinovest’s Anthony Zhang

You’re driving down the winding roads of Napa Valley, visiting the countless wineries, taking in the beautiful scenery, and enjoying the various pairings of meats, cheeses, and palate cleansers… But that’s not all that pairs well with wine. This week Anthony Zhang @anthony_j_zhang, an ambitious entrepreneur who created Vinovest, gives us the inside scoop on […]

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12 May 2022

Setting the Risk Parity Record Straight (it’s NOT just stocks/bonds) with Resolve’s Rodrigo Gordillo and Mike Philbrick

We’re talking with the purveyors of one of the best performing mutual funds thus far in 2022, the dynamically shifting asset allocator, RDMIX (past performance is not necessarily indicative of future results). It hasn’t all been rainbows and lollipops, however, for the ReSolve Asset Management Global team of Rodrigo Gordillo @RodGordilloP and Mike Philbrick @MikePhilbrick99, […]

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28 Apr 2022

Trend Following, Signal Deterioration, & Crypto Modelling With Quant Artur Sepp

This week, we’re adding another stamp to our Derivative passport and traveling to Zurich, Switzerland, as we talk to the Head of Systematic Solutions and Portfolio Construction at Sygnum Bank’s Asset Management, Artur Sepp @ArturSepp — who specializes in crypto-assets and decentralized finance. Artur has led quantitative research at systematic trend-following hedge fund Quantica Capital, focusing […]

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