Interviews I've done over the years: Click on the link to listen/read.
This discussion tells the story of the origin of the Standpoint "All-Weather" concept and the subsequent BLNDX fund that evolved from those initial discussions.
This discussion ranged from stories about starting out in trading, meeting Brenda, meeting, becoming involved in Standpoint Asset Management as the Chairman, and a variety of other fun stories on Tom's life in the investment world.
This discussion ranged from stories about investment psychology, examples of markets that look like they have a bad return/risk going forward to why investors would have a hard time doing this themselves. We also discussed how we met each other decades ago and why we are so in tune with each other's trading philosophies. Disclaimer: I'm the Chairman of Standpoint these days.
This interview had a lot of discussion of a complete trading strategy requirement and the use of automation in dealing with volatility/risk in the markets. Part interview, part webinar.
Austin is a fun interviewer. We had a great time talking trading on a variety of subjects.
One of my long-standing trader friends has a great conversation with Jeff on traditional diversification versus what makes sense in today's situation. Disclaimer: I am Chairman of the Board of Eric company, Standpoint Alternative Investment Management.
Eric is one of the smartest, thoughtful traders and trading philosophers I've run into in my days. I agreed to chair the board of Standpoint and invest in the company, because of Eric's involvement. I've known him for a few decades now and always love listening to his simple, easy-to-understand analogies. Great interview!
Vivek, who specializes in algo trading, and Tom have share an in depth tete-a-tete on a variety of topics, particularly on starting out as a new traders, some of the keys to successs in trading and other trading topics.
Khaled and Tom have an in depth discussion of dealing with yourself as a trader, overcoming fear, improving self esteem and lots of stories on how Tom found his mental balance as a trader.
Meb and Tom talk everything from buy/sell, position sizing, mental aspects of trading to fly fishing and life. A very relaxed interview with Meb and fun for both of us. We could have talked for hours!
Austin and Tom explore how Tom got from Chemical Engineering to money management, risk and volatility management, cryptos, foreign exchange, the mental side of trading and a variety of other trading topics.
An hour of Eric's brilliant discussion of typical investor psychology and how to help investors take on investments they really want, but for some cognitive dislocation, miss out on some sensible choices. Eric is one of the traders out there that I've known for decades and I love the way he thinks. (Disclaimer: I am Chairman of the Board of Eric's firm, Standpoint Alternative Asset Management)
Almost an hour and a half of reminiscing about meeting, the Peak Performance Seminars Tom did with Van in the 90's, the Jack Schwager interview for The New Market Wizards, trading topics and so many other stories. A fun trip down memory lane. More information on Van Tharp and the Tharp Institute at: Van Tharp Institute.
Over an hour on trading, position sizing for volatility and the mental side of trading during the coronavirus market shutdown.
Interview entitled The Traders' Psyche: Tom Basso
Interview took place in January 1997. The article is entitled: Tom Basso: Objective Observer
A link to the entire Algo convention talks. (about 25 hours worth for $199 to the convention organizers - Dravyaniti Consulting). This is a talk Tom gave kicking off the April, 2019 Algo Convention in Mumbai, India that included buy/sell, position-sizing, portfolio allocation, mental side of using algos and other trading topics.