Nomad Trader is a liberal contemporary autobiographical novel that follows a hedge fund trader seeking to discover the fabled truth in markets and in life.
In this daring exposé of the hedge fund world, Nomad Trader chronicles an insider’s account of the tyranny and the struggle that beset all who seek victory in financial markets. From terror attacks to blowing up his own trading floor, from media manipulation to corporate fraud, join Damon as he confronts the shadowy forces behind the crooked and awful truth. Heart-pounding and at times terrifying, this captivating tale leads to the darkest corners of the mind, where only a clean reset can empower a defiant return to the fray. But will it be enough to survive at Perdu, the toughest hedge fund of them all?
Contents 1 The First Wave of Gen Y 2 HSBC 3 Amrobas Bank 4 Sales 5 Trading 6 The First Algos 7 Madrid Train Bombings 8 Blowing up the Trading Floor 9 Rogue Trading 10 Convertible Meltdown 11 The Cherry Box Fund 12 The Glass Door 13 Perdu Capital Partners 14 New York 15 London 16 Vito 17 Windows to the Soul 18 Think Like a Quant 19 The Treachery of Fake News 20 Trading on Psychology 21 The Sick Salmon 22 Owl 23 One Bad Click 24 Kitzbuhel 25 Phoenix 26 Bluewave 27 The Great Quant Meltdown 28 Roberto 29 Asia 30 The Global Financial Crisis 31 Lehman Bust 32 Left Perdu 33 Goodbye Society 34 Nomad Trader 35 Epilogue