How The Best Trader Trades (Episode 82)

SUMMARY:

Wall Street’s best trader is not a household name, yet he far outperforms people like Warren Buffet. Andy speaks to Gregory Zuckerman about Jim Simons, and reveals how he became so successful. Investors at any level will find useful trading insights.

SHOW NOTES:

1:48: How Did Jim Simons Become The Best Trader?

3:12: What Is Quantitative Trading?

5:29: How Can Traders Balance Science With Emotion?

9:42: Why Does Quantitative Trading Perform Particularly Well In Down Markets?

15:01: Why Is Wall Street’s Best Trader Not A Household Name?

17:03: Why Are Data Most Important?

25:22: How Do Everyday Investors Benefit From Different Trading Techniques?