Blog Profile: Falkenblog, Making sense of Risk

A former hedge fund manager who hasn’t been able to work due to his former employer, Telluride Asset Management in Minneapolis, suing him for stealing the firm’s trade secrets and violating its confidentiality agreement. Falkenstein had created trading algorithms for Telluride during his two and a half years on the job there, and the firm believed he was planning to use the same techniques to trade stocks for a fund he wanted to establish.  Hence instead, Eric Falkenstein has been devoting time to his blogging and research.

Amongst his research, I found the most interesting one being the one on risk. In his article “Why Take Risk?” he discusses that risking taking in general taking in general is not compensated.  He notes that:

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