Sol Waksman

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Sol Waksman
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Occupation President/founder
Employer Barclay Hedge
Location Fairfield, Iowa, USA
LinkedIn Profile
Website www.barclayhedge.com

Sol Waksman is the founder and president of Barclay Hedge, a firm that provides institutional clients and high-net-worth investors in the hedge fund and managed futures sectors with performance measurement and portfolio management products, niche publications, database and software programs and consulting services.[1]

Background

Waksman has more than 30 years of executive experience in the industry. He has served as a director of The Foundation for Managed Derivatives Research. He has been a guest lecturer at Cornell University, served on industry panels, and published a number of articles about the managed futures industry.[2]

He was cited in a research paper in 2002 titled "Managed Futures and Hedge Funds: A Match Made in Heaven" by Harry M. Kat, Professor of Risk Management, Cass Business School, City University, London.[3]

He was also thanked by the CME for contributing to its "Guide to becoming a CTA."[4]

Fernando Diz, an assistant professor of finance at Syracuse University, and president of M&E Financial Markets Research, LLC, a registered Commodity Trading Advisor, thanked Waksman in his paper titled "How do CTAs’ Return Distribution Characteristics affect their likelihood of Survival?”[5]

Waksman had money invested with the hedge fund manager Victor Niederhoffer when Niederhoffer went under in 1997.[6]

Education

Waksman holds a BA in Psychology and Economics from City University of New York.

References

  1. Make It Eight Years In A Row For Managed Futures. Finalternatives.
  2. Sol Waksman. CTA Expo.
  3. Managed Futures and Hedge Funds: A Match Made in Heaven. Cass Business School, City University, London.
  4. Guide to becoming a CTA. CME Group.
  5. How do CTAs’ Return Distribution Characteristics affect their likelihood of Survival?. TurtleTrader.com.
  6. The Re-education of Victor Niederhoffer. Bloomberg Markets.
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