The Research Hub: Man vs Machine / Market Views
Quant or Discretionary ?
Every day when I wake up, I know I'm in a battle against the clock. Time is always ticking away, and whether we like to admit it or not, we don't even know the length of our personal timelines. When your starting point considers the availability of your most scarce commodity—time—you begin to think differently. Productivity, focus, and high-quality thinking become the tools through which you can extract the most from your limited clock.
The illusion that deceives most people is the belief that time, learning, and all of life (which encompasses markets) operate in a linear fashion.
Topics in this article
The Fog: A personal story
Man vs Machine / Quant vs Discretionary
Current Market Psychology
Regime Models: How to build them
Ideas I am thinking about
Books I am reading
Allow me to share a personal story. Some time ago, I encountered a challenging period in my journey in the markets. I just couldn't decipher how to truly make money. And by "make money," I don't simply mean identifying reasonable risk-reward setups and executing trades—anyone can do that. I'm referring to generating outsized returns, a feat that's extremely difficult to achieve.