About the Author | Christopher Cain, CMT
Christopher Cain, CMT, is the U.S. Quantitative Equity Strategist for Bloomberg Intelligence, a division of Bloomberg LP, and is based in New York, NY. Christopher provides analysis and tactical strategy on equity factor investing and other quantitative, model-driven equity market topics.
He is the 2020 Charles H. Dow Award-Winning author of “Quantamentals – Combining Technical and Fundamental Analysis in a Quantitative Framework for Better Investment Results”.
Prior to joining Bloomberg, he was a quantitative analyst focused on building alpha generating trading strategies for institutional investors. He is also a former fixed income market maker, managing a 500MM trading book consisting of cash rates products (US Treasuries, US Agencies and SSA Bonds) and US Interest Rate derivatives.
Christopher is passionate about systematic/quantitative investing, equity factor modeling, trading system design and testing, Python programming and behavioral finance. He holds a bachelor’s of science degree in Finance from The Pennsylvania State University and holds the Chartered Market Technician designation.
About the Author | Laurence Connors
Laurence Connors is Chairman of The Connors Group (TCG), and the principal executive officer of Connors Research LLC. TCG is a financial markets information company that publishes daily commentary and insight concerning the financial markets and has twice received an award by the Entrex Private Company Index for being one of the 10 fastest growing private companies.
He has over 30 years of experience working in the financial markets industry. He started his career in 1982 at Merrill Lynch as an Investment Advisor, and later moved on to become a Vice President with Donaldson, Lufkin, Jenrette (DLJ), where he worked with the Investment Services Group from October 1990 to March 1994.
Mr. Connors is widely regarded as one of the leading educators in the financial markets industry. He has authored over 20 books on market strategies and volatility trading, including Short-Term Trading Strategies That Work, and Street Smarts (with Linda Raschke). Street Smarts was selected by Technical Analysis of Stocks and Commodities magazine as one of “The Classics” for trading books written in the 20th century. His most recent book The Alpha Formula: Beat the Market with Significantly Less Risk (with Chris Cain, CMT) is now available.
Mr. Connors has been featured and quoted in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Barron’s, Bloomberg TV & Radio, Bloomberg Magazine, Dow Jones Newswire, Yahoo Finance, E-Trade Financial Daily, Technical Analysis of Stocks and Commodities, and many others. Mr. Connors has also been a featured speaker at a number of major investment conferences over the past two decades.