Patrick is a finance professor, creator, quant hedge fund supervisor and a connoisseur of monetary historical past. As a younger investor in Utility shares, Patrick’s starvation to study and apply the teachings of monetary historical past helped him to take care of composure throughout the frenzied bubble market within the late 90’s and keep away from many of the losses his colleagues suffered throughout the dot com blowup.
Patrick’s studiousness, and rising aptitude for locating alternatives, resulted in him making useful connections with mentors and enterprise companions. His want to grasp historical past by analyzing information led to constructing quantitative buying and selling fashions and ultimately launching a quant hedge fund Palomar Capital.
This episode is filled with a lot wealthy info, knowledge, and humor.
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- 0:00 Background
- 4:00 How Patrick picked his first shares
- 5:33 How the web and dot com growth influenced Patrick
- 8:46 Was the dot com growth a lot completely different from different bull markets?
- 14:02 Did overvaluations in dot com shares tempt Patrick to promote brief?
- 18:18 Early curiosity in quantitative buying and selling
- 29:40 Patrick’s greatest loss and classes realized
- 34:09 How has the constraints of quant buying and selling various through the years
- 36:44 Must ceaselessly provide you with new methods?
- 40:40 Simpler or harder right this moment than the early years?
- 43:50 The 2010 Flash Crash
- 48:10 Why solely 22% of Hedge funds are purely quantitative
- 51:43 How was 2022 for Patrick. Why he dislikes shorting
- 59:42 Managing threat and false expectations
- 1:04:30 How one can shield ourselves from scams
- 1:10:50 Do older methods turn out to be efficient once more?
- 1:13:49 Patrick’s greatest struggles in buying and selling
- 1:16:20 How one can contact Patrick