Posts Tagged ‘Steven Cohen’

Does poker help to improve one’s investing skills?

In Articles on August 12, 2011 at 4:35 pm

Warning: This article may not be suitable for value investors, nevertheless no harm in keeping an open mind.

I believe in addition to this absolute passion for investing, playing poker does in fact help to improve one’s investing skills. Successful investing is a complex blend between valuation skills and ability to read the market sentiment. Thus, to be successful in poker, the same set of skills in reading people’s behavior (sentiment) applies. See, Notable Hedge Fund Managers Started Investing When They Were in Their Teens for more

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Does poker help to improve one’s investing skills?


Size Does Matter & the Importance of Never Losing a Dime

In Articles on August 9, 2011 at 4:50 pm

You would know that you are at the pinnacle of your hedge fund game when investors are begging to plunk in their money with you. Size does matter. Most hedge funds have capacity constraints in that the investment strategies can be only applied successfully to an optimal level of AUM. Also, to maintain a consistent performance level will be increasingly difficult with larger growing capital. Warren Buffet succinctly sums it up: Rule No. 1: Never lose money. Rule No. 2: Never forget rule No.1.

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The quick review on Paul Tudor Jones approach

In Articles on July 23, 2011 at 11:28 am

I wish there were more interviews to be gleaned from talented hedge fund manager, Paul Tudor Jones. Read more about his profile here:
With regards to his comments on tape reading “which is something of a lost art form”, this view is shared similarly by SAC, Steven Cohen here:

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