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 was closed in 2003 when assets under management fell to $65M.[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 in 2003, he is enjoying managing his own portfolios and helping new traders learn their craft.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b This is corrected information from the subject of the page, Tom Basso
  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".

Notes[edit]

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

https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/trend-following-manifesto/id151217747

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