Canadian Society of Technical Analysts

Oakville Monthly Meeting - September Season Kickoff!

  • 10 Sep 2014
  • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Queen Elizabeth Park Multipurpose Room #1 (Formerly C094)


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Hans Albrecht, CIM®, Vice President, Portfolio Manager and Options Strategist, Horizons ETFs

Hans Albrecht is Vice President, Portfolio Manager and Options Strategist with Horizons ETFs Management (Canada) Inc. (“Horizons ETFs”).
He co-manages over $550 million in a number of Horizons ETFs’ growing global ETFs.   Products include a suite of covered call strategies, as well as the Canadian Black Swan downside equity protection strategy.

Prior to joining Horizons ETFs, Hans spent most of the past 18 years as a Senior Options Trader for National Bank Financial. His volatility portfolio comprised a significant open interest in TSX listed company options, where he blended a number of trading tactics, which included actively managed income, gamma-rich volatility arbitrage strategies and overwrite strategies. Hans graduated from McGill University with a Bachelor of Commerce and holds the Chartered Investment  Manager (CIM®) designation.  He has lectured at Mcgill, is a regular on BNN, has spoken on numerous conference expert panels, and is read regularly through his weekly ‘Volatility Report’.

 Read Hans’ market commentaries at


Hans Albrecht


Join us at the CSTA Oakville September Season Kickoff, where we will discuss…

 1.  Options 101: Let’s get comfortable with put and calls.

2.   Volatility.   Why implied volatility is the most important thing to know.  How do option traders look at it.   Realized versus implied:  What is the ‘insurance company’ charging you?

3.   Combining technicals with options:  How views on volatility can be effectively used to complement a stock view.

4.    VIX – You’ve heard so much about it:  Let’s understand it more.

 Time permitting:   Volatility ETNs (VXX etc…):   Dangers that most people don’t know about.   How to use them…

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