Abraham Trading is an investment management company managed by Salem Abraham. Founded in 1990, the team has managed portfolios on behalf of foundations, endowments, pensions, investment advisors, mutual funds, family offices, and individuals for over three decades.
In this webinar, Salem Abraham, President & Head Researcher of Abraham Trading will share trading lessons and insights to help investors fortify their portfolios for today's volatile market environment.
Salem and Will will discuss critical investing principles that can strengthen your investment strategy and how investors can expand their asset menu beyond traditional assets.
Salem will also touch upon:
- The relevance of the Modern Portfolio Theory in today's asset allocation decision framework
- The evolution of portfolio theory, and the changing return/correlation profiles of traditional assets
- How the Abraham Trading team engineers deeper diversification in the Abraham Fortress Fund portfolio by employing unique tactics to provide downside risk their asset allocation strategies
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President & Head Researcher
Salem graduated cum laude from the University of Notre Dame in December 1987 with a bachelor's degree in finance. He began his investing career as a futures trader while still in college, using quantitative models to trade global futures markets beginning in 1987.
Throughout his career, Salem has managed investments in stocks, bonds, options, derivatives, and private equity. He has held full membership seats at both the Chicago Mercantile Exchange and the Chicago Board of Trade.
His first investment experiences were shared with his grandfather, who employed him to buy and sell distressed minerals and ranches in the Texas Panhandle in the late 80s.
In total, Salem has bought and sold more than 200,000 acres of land and resources. He manages investments in oil and gas properties, wind rights, and residential, commercial, and agricultural real estate properties.
Salem has served on nonprofit investment boards for over 25 years.
Salem has been featured in Michael Covel's books The Complete TurtleTrader and Trend Following. He has also appeared in Bloomberg Markets, Absolute Return, Barron's, Institutional Investor, and The New York Times.
Head of Sales
Will has spent his career within Alternative Investments, having worked with both fund allocators and directly with Hedge Fund and Private Equity Managers to help them optimise their investment processes and operational workflows.
Will joined Allocator in 2021 and is responsible for executing the global sales strategy and brings with him a wealth of commercial experience and a track record of building high performing sales teams.
Prior to working at Allocator, Will held several senior sales roles at Colmore, SS&C Advent and Alternative Soft.
Will holds a bachelor's degree in Business Economics from the University of Liverpool.