This is the second article in a series on alternative finance. In the previous piece I talked about asymmetric positions in investments and trading, and one potential method for leveraging them (the Barbell Strategy). Now we’re going to talk about short selling. How is that alternative finance? First, shorting has…


This is the first in a series of articles on what I’m referring to as ‘alternative finance.’ This is not to be confused with DeFi or next-generation finance, rather, it’s alternative in the sense of falling outside mainstream, conventional Wall Street thinking. The markets are entering new territories, and old…


If you’ve been paying even slight attention to the news this past week, you’ve probably heard about the historic price movements in GameStop (GME) stock, the Reddit / Main Street vs Wall Street hedge fund narrative, and multiple interpretations of what it all might mean. I’m not going to try…


The modern business world is captivated by data science and analytics. It seems like in almost every enterprise there is talk of needing to bulk up the data science and analytics functions to solve all conceivable business problems and chart the company towards endless success. In more cash-rich operations, management…

Nick Gausling

Nick Gausling is a strategic business leader, author, speaker, and investor currently residing in Texas. He can be reached via NickGausling.com

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