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Ernest Chan

Benzinga Contributor


Ernie is the Managing Member of QTS Capital Management, LLC., a commodity pool operator. Ernie has worked for various investment banks (Morgan Stanley, Credit Suisse, Maple) and hedge funds (Mapleridge, Millennium Partners, MANE) since 1997. He received his Ph.D. in physics from Cornell University and was a member of IBM's Human Language Technologies group before joining the financial industry. He was a co-founder and principal of EXP Capital Management, LLC., a Chicago-based investment firm. He is also the author of "Quantitative Trading: How to Build Your Own Algorithmic Trading Business" published by John Wiley & Sons in 2009. Find out more about Ernie at
June 18, 2013 12:18 PM
As I always say, finding trading ideas is not the difficult part - there are literally hundreds of these ideas out in the public sphere on various b ...
May 13, 2013 8:28 AM
  Backtesting is the process of running your algorithmic trading strategy on historical data. The ability to backtest a strategy is what dist ...
April 15, 2013 9:04 AM
In my last article, I said that essentially every trader can become an algorithmic trader, no math or programming skills needed. If you are already ...
March 21, 2013 7:30 AM
  To many investors, the increasing volume of algorithmic trading (over 50% of all stock trading at last count1) is evidence of Skynet out to ...