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Garrett DeSimone

Head of Quantitative Research,


  • Head of Quantitative Research at OptionMetrics, LLC
  • Instructor in Economic Issues, Finance and Macroeconomics at University of Delaware
  • PhD in Financial Economics

About Garrett

Garrett DeSimone is the head of quantitative research at OptionMetrics, LLC. DeSimone graduated with his PhD in financial economics from the University of Delaware, where he served as an adjunct lecturer in finance and economics. He earned a MS in economics and applied econometrics from the University of Delaware, and a BS in mathematics from the University of Maryland-Baltimore County.

Garrett's Articles

One investing theme in 2022 was the failure of tail-risk hedges amid a grinding bear market, states Garrett DeSimone of OptionMetrics.
The British Pound Sterling (GBP) has experienced historical levels of turmoil over the past month and traded at record lows compared to the dollar, states Garrett DeSimone of OptionMetrics.
Meme stocks once again surged in popularity earlier this month, states Garrett DeSimone of OptionMetrics.
Market volatility induced by macroeconomic factors has brought into question the resiliency of today’s retail option trader, states Garrett DeSimone of OptionMetrics.