Meet the Insiders. The RQ team has spent many years working together, merging complex and diverse ideas into working trading and investment strategies and systems. Our success stems from our energy driven culture and the synergies derived from a multidisciplinary team. We bring unique expertise in market analysis, strategy development, software programming, trading and risk management. The RQ team is led by our founder Joe Garcia-Rios, a 27 year Wall Street insider recognized world wide as an innovator and developer of trading strategies and automated systems. He has worked for some of the industry's largest firms such as Prudential Securities, Citibank and Salomon Smith Barney.
While at Pru he was a portfolio manager for the Quantum Portfolio Management program. An investment management program that utilized highly disciplined quantitative models incorporating extensive fundamental, technical and statistical analysis. He has received several industry awards and recognition from large financial institutions including Franklin Templeton Group and Oppenheimer Funds. He is also the president and chief portfolio manager for Advanz Analytics, Inc. a Commodity Trading Advisor (CTA) registered with the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). He is also a sought out speaker on the topic of market cycles and electronic trading.Experience the RQ Culture.