Obscure Edges, Outsized Alpha · James Chen


EP 231 | Obscure Edges, Outsized Alpha · James Chen

James Chen is an equities trader and a partner at Sydney-based fund BlueLake Partners. Furthermore, he’s a heavy-hitter who operates on a different level to most…

For well over a decade, James has been discovering edges and developing trades that the typical trader would consider as rather obscure. And for that reason, we’re fortunate to have James on the record—being able to learn about how his brain ticks.

Our interview starts with James telling how he cut his teeth trading retail, then how he exploited a loophole in an ASX trading competition, won and got hired. Next, we discuss trades surrounding index rebalances and dual-listed stocks, and lastly, James imparts with comprehensive thoughts on finding alpha.

00:00 – Intro
02:20 – Cutting Teeth
07:20 – Gaming the Game
12:38 – Index Rebalances
17:33 – ADR’s / Dual-Listed Stocks
42:09 – Finding Alpha, ASIA (Access, Speed, Information, Analytics)
56:33 – Hiring / Outro

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