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Don Martin

Don Martin
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Former owner of an NASD-member broker/dealer, 1993 to 1999. Ran a small private equity fund from 2002 through 2004. Registered Investment Adviser in 2005, back to private asset management in 2006.

I am an admirer of Burton Malkiel and his book "A Random Walk Down Wall Street", and yet I trade derivatives almost every day. I use them simply as a return enhancement. My core holdings are allocated between equities index holdings and fixed income with the Fed Model playing a significant role in determining my equities vs. fixed income mix.

  • Description: Portfolio manager. Trading frequency: Daily
  • Interests: Bonds, ETFs, Options, Stocks - long, Stocks - short
COMPANY A running summary of my derivative transactions along with links to brief comments on the Derivative Screening blog.
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Shorted the September 2009 e-Mini at 991. These earnings reports are good news, but they're not THAT good. Jul 30, 2009