CHAPTER 27

Personality Case Study: Ralph Vince

Over the past 30 years, Ralph Vince has worked with institutional asset management companies, managed millions of dollars, and advised both sovereign wealth funds and private traders. By profession Ralph is a computer programmer who writes analytical programs for funds, large traders, and professional gamblers. He is also the author of five books on investing in his field of expertise: portfolio management and portfolio/trade optimization.

Ralph Vince and my dad teamed up in 1987, when Pops took $10,000 to $1,110,000 to win the Robbins World Cup. Ralph was there as it happened, watching my dad employ the Kelly Ratio (more on this in a moment) for a very aggressive form of money management. Since ...

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