From our video archives, we found our interview with Fari Hamzei (@hamzeianalytics), market timer and expert futures and options trader. You can find Fari’s work on http://hamzeianalytics.com and his blog http://hamzeianalytics.net
Today, Fari Hamzei’s @hamzeianalytics twitter account surpassed 15,000 followers. We thought it would be great to bring out this video recorded on 2/24/10, where Fari spoke about how he built his twitter following so rapidly. Shortly after he began experimenting with twitter, Fari designed his real-time HFT Futures & Options trading service built around twitter. Check out his HFT service at http://marketheist.com/HFT
About Fari Hamzei
Fari Hamzei is frequently quoted by CNBC, Bloomberg, Fox Business and RealMoney. His book, Master Traders: Strategies for Superior Returns from Today’s Top Traders, published by John Wiley & Sons in October 2006, has already become a bestseller on Amazon trading books space. On January 29th, 2007, Timer Digest ranked Fari tied for THIRD place for the past THREE YEARS in its “Timer of the Year Competition. As of January 18, 2008, Fari is ranked 2nd for the last 90 days and 6th for the last 6 months by Timer Digest.
Fari is a graduate of Princeton University with a BSE degree in financial engineering and studied equity & debt derivatives under financial pioneers Jack Shelton, Ed Thorp, Richard Roll and Bob Geske at the UCLA Anderson Graduate School of Management. He was a director of strategic planning at Northrop Grumman Corporation’s Aircraft Group and served for eleven years on the Board of Directors of Electronic Clearing House (ECHO).
Hamzei Analytics LLC is in its twelfth year of operations and serves both the professional and institutional traders, while providing custom proprietary analytics to a select group of hedge fund managers.