Brad Lamensdorf a seasoned money manager and market strategist, is the CIO of The Lamensdorf Market Timing Report. A frequent guest commentator and analyst on major business networks including CNBC, CNN and Fox Business News, he also serves as a Portfolio Manager and Principal of Ranger Alternative Management LP, a sub-advisor to the Advisor Shares Ranger Equity Bear Exchange Traded Fund (NYSE: HDGE). In this role, he conducts top-down technical evaluations of broader market liquidity, sentiment and breadth to help identify short and intermediate-term market trends, manage exposure and mitigate risk. HDGE was launched in 2011 and is the first and sole actively managed, short-only ETF in existence.
Lamensdorf has also managed investment portfolios for the Hughes family and was principal of Tarpon Partners, managing a long/short fund that was up more than 200% gross over six years. Earlier in his career, he worked as an equity trader/market strategist for Taylor and Company, the Bass brothers’ trading arm, co-managing a short-only strategy in a derivative format with national exposure. He served as the in-house market timing strategist for the entire internal and external network of Bass managers.