John Roque on the Language of Wall Street
This week on Masters in Business, we speak with John Roque, a highly regarded technical analyst at Key Square Capital, a George Soros-seeded hedge fund. He spent the first part of his career on the sell side, working as a technical analyst for Lehman Brothers and Natexis. He later moved to the buy side, joining Soros Fund Management.
Roque explains the importance of objectivity when considering individual stocks or analyzing the market. He explains why the technical side is different yet complementary to fundamentals. He notes that “charts are the language of Wall Street” -- and regardless of the differences between sell-side and buy-side research, everyone looks at a chart before making an investment decision.
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