From October 2010 to December 2011, Stephen Gallant, a seasoned bond trader, portfolio manager, and investment management executive, delved into the topics surrounding investor psychology, macroeconomics, and risk. Along the way, Stephen challenges neoclassical finance regarding diversification, efficient makets, and monitary policy. Mr. Gallant's goal is to help the reader see through the misguided media that tries to explain why certain market actions occurred. Stephen argues that the driver in the market is the bullish or bearish tendencies already in our collective heads.
There are references to many great minds, which have helped shape Stephen's worldview. From Robert Prechter to Frank Knight, Stephen provides snippets of wisdom from these intellectual heavyweights.
As a whole, Stephen's goal was to provide a canvas for the reader to grow, and to help them develop better abilities to think about what is really going on.
Stephen Gallant traded bonds, managed institutional bond portfolios, and held an executive role for a global financial services firm.