Victor German has a background in math and computer science, and for over a decade he has been an investor and proprietary trader. Victor specializes in fundamental and statistical analysis of event-driven and special situation strategies. As a trader, Victor has extensive experience in the analysis of events affecting individual equities as well as commodities markets, including oil, gold, and agricultural commodities.
Igor began his career in academia in mathematics and computational neuroscience, and now applies his modeling expertise in the financial and insurance industries. He specializes in the development of risk management products for niche commercial markets.
Igor's investment analysis focuses on alternative investments and macro-driven emerging market opportunities.
Recent Articles By The Author
What Activist Hedge Funds Are, Part 2 -- Picking the Best Strategies
What kind of activist campaigns tend to be successful? Here's the distilled wisdom of several fund managers.
What Activist Hedge Funds Are and How You Can Benefit
With activist hedge funds' assets under management growing at a fast clip, it pays to know what they are and how they operate.
Rocket Fuel's High Frequency Marketing Business Is No Sure Bet
Digital ad exchanges handle 10 times the volume of Nasdaq, but Rocket Fuel and other tech firms fueling the platforms aren't all winners.
Four Ways High-Frequency Trading Harms Investors and the Economy
Small investors shouldn't shrug off high-frequency trading as something that doesn't affect them. Here's why.
Don't Panic, Orange Juice Won't Be Squeezed
Record-breaking cold is unlikely to cripple the citrus industry.
The Trouble With Payday Lenders
When times are hard, Cash America, World Acceptance and First Cash made money. But regulators are now watching.
Opportunities in Agriculture
Expect weakness short term, which may present a buying opportunity for long-term investors.
The World of Alternative Investment
In this first of a series, the authors take a close look at real estate, farmland and timberland.
How to Survive in the Age of High-Frequency Trading
Here's how individual investors can adapt to a stock market dominated by computer-driven trading.