About Rob


Rob Hanna of Quantifiable Edges was named the 2024 recipient of the National Association of Active Investment Managers (NAAIM) Founders Award for his research paper Chicken & Egg: Should you use the VIX to time the SPX? Or use the SPX to time the VIX?”!

You may download the paper at the NAAIM website

More info on Rob can be found below.


Rob Hanna is well-regarded in the financial community for his analytical approach to the stock market, investment strategies, and personal finance. He has been particularly noted for his expertise in quantitative analysis, where he uses statistical and computational methods to identify trading opportunities based on historical data. Rob’s work involves examining market trends, volatility patterns, and other financial indicators to make informed trading and investment decisions.

His reputation has been built upon his ability to merge detailed historical market analysis with contemporary market conditions, offering insights that are both informed by past outcomes and relevant to current market participants. Rob began trading in the late 90s. In 2001 he formed a private investment partnership that he ran through 2019. In 2019 he decided to shut that down and join Eastsound Capital Advisors, LLC (ECA), dba Capital Advisors 360 (CA360). Since 2020 he has served as an investment advisor with CA360 and trades many of the models he developed over the years for himself and his clients.

Rob began sharing his research and ideas publicly in 2003. In 2008 Rob established Quantifiable Edges. Through his writings, particularly in the Quantifiable Edges subscriber letters and online courses, he has shared his extensive research, contributing valuable perspectives on market behavior, trading strategies, and risk management.

In addition to being interviewed in numerous trading magazines and podcasts over the years, Rob has spoken at major conferences for the Market Technicians Association, the American Association of Professional Technical Analysts, and National Association of Active Investment Managers among others. Rob’s advice is often sought after by both individual and institutional investors for its clarity, depth, and the quantifiable edge it provides in navigating the complexities of the financial markets.

Below are some other places you may have seen some of Rob’s work.

In 2010 Rob published “The Quantifiable Edges Guide to Fed Days”, which is available for purchase directly from Quantifiable Edges, or on Amazon.

His work has been mentioned and featured in a number of other books, including:

You can also find some webinars and videos on the Quantifiable Edges Youtube Channel.

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