General Information

Jim Fink
Fool Since:
September 12 2005
TMFHamp (8/14/2008)
Where I Live:
Alexandria, VA

Investing Basics

Investing Style:
Options Time Decay Harvester

Investing Favorites

Stocks that settle at expiration right on my short option strike

Education And Work Information

School(s) Attended
Yale College, Harvard Kennedy School, Columbia Law School, UVA Darden Business School, CFA
Job Title
Futures and Options Trader


Personal Quote:
To build can be the slow and laborious task of years. To destroy can be the thoughtless act of a single day. -- Sir Winston Churchill
Person(s) I'd Like To Meet:
Victor Niederhoffer, Steven Cohen, James Simons, Tony Saliba, Mark Cook
Favorite Vacation Spots:
Las Vegas, NV (Venetian for lodging and Casino Royale for their $1 craps table)
Favorite Sports or Teams:
Billy Beane's Oakland Athletics
Favorite Music or Musicians:
Neil Diamond and his Las Vegas impersonator, Jay White
Great Books Read Recently:
Way of the Turtle - Curtis Faith

An Interview with XMFHamp

Last updated: 12/2/2008
The Fool:
Make a confession.
The Partridge Family is one of my favorite musical groups.
The Fool:
Would you rather be remembered as a person, a legend, or a myth?
A myth means I didn't really exist, so either of the other two.
The Fool:
How do you define success?
Learning new things.
[Read the full Interview]