• Brett Friedman

Rethinking Risk Management: Avoid Surprise, Not Risk.

Appearing on Real Vision, I discuss vol trading, recent trading debacles, and risk management with Michael Miller of Northstar Risk. Not everything is a "failure of risk management," it's much deeper than that.



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Archegos: I Have a Solution

I wrote about Archegos a few weeks ago but it’s effects are still reverberating. Other than the usual firings, statements of contrition, and juicy insider accounts, the incident has revived the age-o

Archegos: Not So Fast!

It’s been a few weeks since the Archegos story broke and everyone seems to have moved on. As popularly told, it’s the emblematic story of inscrutable hedge funds, excessive leverage, regulatory failur

Toxic Due Diligence!

A colleague of mine once said that he could assess the quality of investment managers within 5 minutes of meeting them. Yes, the usual stuff is important, but not the most important. As Warren Buffe