FE Practioners Seminar: James strugger
February 27, 2017 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
FE Practioners Seminar: James struggerSchapiro Hall (CEPSR) Davis Auditorium
TITLE: The Golden Age Of Volatility Is Still To Come
ABSTRACT: Cross-asset and –geography measures of volatility along with other derivatives market metrics are data that remain in a gray area between being structured and unstructured. The data is generally accessible but in the early innings of being exploited via quantitative analysis for the vast majority of investment styles.
BIO: Jim Strugger is MKM Partner’s Derivatives Strategist and Head of Derivatives Products. Jim joined MKM Partners in August 2009. He was the Equity Derivatives Strategist at Société Générale and a derivative salesperson at Susquehanna International Group prior to joining MKM. He also spent eight years at Morgan Stanley in economics, international equities and domestic equity sales. Jim’s derivatives strategy work has been featured in Barron’s – where he has been a guest columnist and highlighted as “an increasingly influential volatility strategist” – Bloomberg and The Wall Street Journal among others. He has also appeared on CNBC, BNN and Yahoo! Finance and has a weekly derivatives segment on Bloomberg TV. Jim received his B.S. in mechanical engineering from Rutgers University and an MBA from Columbia Business School.