Monroe Trout

Person from United States of America

Monroe Trout, Jr. (born January 22, 1962) is a retired financial speculator and hedge fund manager profiled in the book New Market Wizards by Jack D. Schwager. Monroe Trout, Jr.'s expertise is in quantitative analysis, with pattern recognition backed by statistical analysis. He subscribes to Ayn Rand's Objectivism. He has traded stocks, stock index futures, commodity futures, and options on all these, both for his own account and as an advisor for others. Monroe Trout, Jr. is the son of Monroe E. Trout, the former Chairman Emeritus of American Healthcare Systems. In 1978 in his hometown of New Canaan, Connecticut at the age of 17, Trout got a summer job with a futures trader. Trout typed in newspaper data into his computer and got his start in markets trading. He was captain of the Harvard basketball team and led his team to a third place finish in 1984’s Ivy League. He graduated magna cum laude with a B.A. in Economics. His senior honors thesis was on stock index futures titled “Price movements in a Stock Index Futures Market”. Monroe Trout began his career when he went to New York to work for Victor Niederhoffer's NCZ Commodities at New York’s commodity pits. In his 20s during  ( Wikipedia article )


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Date of birth
United States of America
Businessperson, Entrepreneur


Institution From To
Harvard University

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