Meet Thorsten Wegener

Thorsten Wegener

Thorsten Roland Wegener spent twenty years trading equity derivatives and was a partner at Bear Stearns. Currently, he teaches as well as cooking, driving, and cleaning lots.

His biggest professional achievement? Introducing Capital Guaranteed Products and High Yield Reverse Convertibles to the German Market, beating several public funds in the category fresh funds raised.

Hobbies? History, Science Fiction, Politics (isn’t this all the same?)

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  1. The Rise of the Algo-Shepherds

    Thorsten Wegener

    Why does the option guy feel the need to write about algorithmic trading you might ask? Because I think my ilk is kind of responsible, some say in a big way, for the Frankenstein monster that seems to run markets to a large degree nowadays.

  2. Grey Swan #4: A Very Peculiar German Coup

    Thorsten Wegener

    The White House chief of staff entered the Oval Office through the door connecting his office to the president’s. He almost felt bad ruining the president’s planned trip to Nantucket...

  3. Trading Hacks: The One-Two Punch

    Thorsten Wegener

    The thesis is simple. If a well-held stock gaps down after some horrific news event (perhaps disappointing earnings, subscriber numbers)...

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