Euan Sinclair

Partner at Talton Capital Management, a volatility trading fund.

Euan is a trader with over twenty five years of professional option trading experience. After clerking on the LIFFE floor he became a market maker in DAX and EuroStoxx options.  He has subsequently traded options on indices, stocks, commodities and interest rate products as well as a number of equity and future’s strategies.  

He holds a PhD in theoretical physics from the University of Bristol and has written two books, “Volatility Trading” (two editions) and “Option Trading”, as well as numerous papers and articles. He is a member of the editorial board of The Journal of Investment Strategies, and is an inaugural member of the EQDerivatives Volatility Investing Hall of Fame.

He has presented at Global Derivatives in Paris, Amsterdam and Chicago, and the CBOE Risk Management Conference. Other panel discussions have included those run by Trading Technologies, the Terrapin Trading Show and Bloomberg.

Originally from New Zealand, Dr Sinclair now lives in Chicago.

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Reflections on recent volatility

This paper deals with the unprecedented equity volatility in the second week of February 2018. The paper recaps the week, places the market movement in a historical context, discusses how some traders and funds were affected and offers a few guesses as…

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