Tom Basso

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Thomas F. Basso is an American hedge fund manager. He was president and founder of Trendstat Capital Management. Trendstat manages over $65 million for 300 clients worldwide.[1] He is the author of two books, Panic-Proof Investing and the self-published The Frustrated Investor. In 1998, he was elected to the board of the National Futures Association.

Education[edit]

Basso graduated from Clarkson University in Potsdam, New York in 1974, where he majored in Chemical Engineering.[2]

Career[edit]

Before trading, Basso became an engineer for Monsanto Company.[3]

Basso became a registered investment advisor in 1980 and a registered commodities advisor in 1984. He founded Trendstat Capital in 1984, and served as its CEO until his retirement.[4] Retired from active trading, he now sits on the hedge fund advisory board of Blackstar Funds LLC.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Panic-Proof Investing". Fishpond. Retrieved 20 October 2013. 
  2. ^ "Clarkson University: Tom Basso '74 & Brenda Russell-Basso". Retrieved October 13, 2015. 
  3. ^ "When I first met Tom Basso, I was immediately struck by his incredible ease about trading". olesiafx.com. Retrieved 1 February 2011. 
  4. ^ "Thomas F. Basso of Trendstat Capital Management". 
  5. ^ Tharp, Van K. (1998). Trade Your Way to Financial Freedom. 83: McGraw-Hill. ISBN 0-07-064762-3. 

Notes[edit]

  • Basso, Thomas F. (1992). The frustrated investor. Trendstat Capital Management. ASIN B0006F1UQM. 

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