I'm Vijay Patel

Researcher and Trader

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Thanks for visiting my personal website. I am a researcher and trader that specializes in equity options. My previous experience is in the mutual fund industry helping manage an options-based hedged equity strategy. My research focuses on optimizing option strategies and analzying volatility.

I graduated from the University of Tennessee in 2014 with a B.S. in Finance and Economics with a collateral in Accounting. Prior to graduation, I studied abroad at the London School of Economics taking the course: "Options, Futures, and Other Derivatives".

I have completed all three levels of the CFA program in addition to obtaining the Series 65 license.

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What I offer Skills

Valuation

Experienced in asset valuation and equity research

Risk Modeling

Created stress test models using various VaR methods

Programming

Proficient in Java, VB/VBA, and HTML

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My Experience Work History

What I've taken Certifications/Licenses

Passed all three levels of the CFA Program on first attempt

June 2016

FINRA Series 65

March 2017

TN Real Estate Affiliate Broker

2011-2013

eCornell: Hotel Real Estate Investments and Asset Management

Summer 2012

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