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Getting Started On Top Traders Unplugged

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Market Trends for August 2017

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After seven straight months of low readings in the Trend Barometer, August brought a glimmer of hope and what may be in stall for the true believers of trend following.
After a painful drought in Trends, August showed some signs of recovery. Not helped by the news cycle that unfortunately had a busy month with renewed terror in Europe and the Kim/Trump standoff.

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Top Traders Round Table – Adam | Harding | Lueck #13

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  “Always be paranoid about [your strategies], and always be paranoid about every part of it.” (Tweet) Top Traders is bringing you Top Traders Round Table, a series of conversations with industry leaders on the subject of Managed Futures. On this special episode, my guests are the founders of AHL: Michael Adam who later co-founded…

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Top Traders Round Table – Adam | Harding | Lueck #12

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  “That’s the challenge you face in systematic trading: it’s not to be really, really good, it’s not to be useful.” (Tweet) Top Traders is bringing you Top Traders Round Table, a series of conversations with industry leaders on the subject of Managed Futures. On this special episode, my guests are the founders of AHL:…

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Top Traders Round Table – Adam | Harding | Lueck #11

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“I do remember us having conversations about building something that would outlast us, but I don’t think we thought too hard about whether it would or not.” (Tweet) Top Traders is bringing you Top Traders Round Table, a series of conversations with industry leaders on the subject of Managed Futures. On this special episode, my…

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Market Trends for July 2017

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Trend following can be quite a challenging utility, return profile, for investors to hold on to. Equities tend to go up, up, up, up, up and then kick you in the teeth and then recover and then go up, up, up. Managed futures have an opposite profile where they tend to make consecutive losses than have a very strong run that makes money. That’s intrinsically quite challenging for investors to hold onto, but it’s really valuable in the portfolio.

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Top Traders Round Table – Abrams | Karahasanoglu | Lo #10

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“You need to share the vision and have a vision as where the portfolio is going.” (Tweet) Top Traders is bringing you Top Traders Round Table, a series of conversations with industry leaders on the subject of Managed Futures. On this episode my guests are Ryan Abrams, Portfolio Manager at Wisconsin Alumni Research Association, Ela Karahasanoglu, VP…

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Market Trends for June 2017

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As the drought in the Dakotas intensified, so did the drought in trends so far this year…leaving some trend followers close to their worst drawdowns…which typically means that…Better Times are Ahead!

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Top Traders Round Table – Abrams | Karahasanoglu | Lo #09

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“Pointing to the dispersion of returns among managers, it’s really difficult to desegregate skill from luck.” (Tweet) Top Traders is bringing you Top Traders Round Table, a series of conversations with industry leaders on the subject of Managed Futures. On this episode my guests are Ryan Abrams, Portfolio Manager at Wisconsin Alumni Research Association, Ela Karahasanoglu, VP…

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Market Trends for May 2017

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May 17th will be remembered by trend following investors, for the simple reason that it was one of those painful days where trends reversed as a group…with nowhere to hide for trend based strategies.

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Top Traders Round Table – Dennis | Proctor | Parker #08

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“During the Turtles program, it was very easy to do what you were supposed to do.” – Brian Proctor (Tweet) Top Traders is bringing you Top Traders Round Table, a series of conversations with industry leaders on the subject of Managed Futures. On this episode my guests are Richard Dennis, creator of the Turtle program, Brian…

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