Adam Grimes

Adam Grimes

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Adam Grimes is the President and Chief Investment Strategist of Talon Advisors. He also writes market commentary and institutional advisory for the firm's clients. Grimes has over 20 years of experience as a trader, analyst, and system developer. His trading experience spans all major asset classes—futures, currencies, stocks, options, and other derivatives. He is also a sought-after speaker and lecturer on the topics of quantitative finance, technical trading, risk management, and related topics.

Professional Experience

Academic History

  • Grimes grew up up in an agricultural community in America’s Midwest. His first trading experiences were in agricultural commodities and futures
  • He moved to currency futures and then on to stock index futures, options, and individual stocks. 
  • He also shares daily market analysis and educational content at marketLife, LLC.
  • He is also an accomplished musician, having worked as a professional composer and classical keyboard artist specializing in historically-informed performance practices.
  • He is also a classically-trained French chef, having served a formal apprenticeship with chef Richard Blondin, a disciple of Paul Bocuse.
  • He has appeared as a guest on Real Vision.