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Candid CEO: Don’t Tweak Your Models! | Aref Karim, Quality Capital Management | #30

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“We are not a firm that is constantly tweaking models, trying to calibrate.” – Aref Karim (Tweet) Welcome back to the second part of our discussion with Aref Karim. In this episode, Aref discusses his firm’s strategies and the broader philosophies that drives what he does. He also talks about market volatility, the need to…

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How the largest investor in Hedge Funds got Started | Aref Karim, Quality Capital Management | #29

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“Simplicity and robustness, some of the basic things that were fundamental to our philosophy at QCM because I believed in them, still prevail today.” – Aref Karim (Tweet) How do you transition from working alongside the capital management industry to starting your own hedge fund? Our next guest grew up in Bangladesh but fled to London…

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How to Bridge the Gap Between Philosophy and Rules | Scott Foster, Dominion Capital Management | #28

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“You are not going to make money because of a formula; you use formulas, but that is not why you make money.” – Scott Foster (Tweet) Welcome back to the second part of our interview with Scott Foster, President and Founder of Dominion Capital Management. In this episode, we learn the philosophical rules that drive…

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Magician-turned Trader: “Reality Doesn’t Matter” | Scott Foster, Dominion Capital Management | #27

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“You can even argue that in the markets – reality doesn’t matter. Because when reality catches up, it will change perception.” – Scott Foster (Tweet) Our next guest was a philosophy major and a magician before he ever considered trading in the stock market. In Part 1 of our talk, he describes how philosophy and…

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“The Most Repeatable Method of Trading Ever Invented” | Scot Billington, Covenant Capital | #26

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“Trend following is the most repeatable method of trading ever invented.” – Scot Billington (Tweet) Welcome back to the second part of our interview with Scot Billington of Covenant Capital Management. In this episode, Scot delves into the practice of trend following and why it is a great model to follow. He also discusses tips for…

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Why a Mechanical, Long-Term Trend Approach is Best | Scot Billington, Covenant Capital | #25

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“Nobody ever started trading a model that didn’t make money in the past. But we don’t know if those things were luck or skill.” – Scot Billington (Tweet) Our next guest takes a mechanical, long-term trend approach to trading to a new level, and you’ll find out why he thinks it is the better option in…

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What it Takes to be a Great Hedge Fund Manager in Today’s Economy | Anders Lindell, IPM | #24

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“Carry is really about picking pennies in front of a steam roller. The greedier you get, the closer to that steam roller your going to be.” – Anders Lindell (Tweet) Welcome back to the second part of our interview. In this episode we dive into the negative effect of greed on the market. Anders Lindell again shows…

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Former CEO Reveals How to Thrive in a Challenging Market | Anders Lindell, IPM | #23

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“It’s always important to know that individual data points, may actually lead you astray and quite significantly so as an economy does move and change in a relatively slow fashion.” – Anders Lindell (Tweet) Our next guest turned a challenging market into an opportunity to transform his strategy and build something substantial. Welcome back to another episode of Top…

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The Most Important Question Investors Should be Asking | Nigol Koulajian, Quest Partners | #22

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“Knowledge can be a negative. It can be a luggage to seeing life as it is.” – Nigol Koulajian (Tweet) Did you know that a meditation practice can help you be a better investor? In this episode we discuss our common lessons that we ask all Top Traders, but we dive deep into why Nigol thinks differently…

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Want to Build a Computer That Makes Money? | Nigol Koulajian, Quest Partners | #21

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“Volatility is the most important criteria behind our strategy.” – Nigol Koulajian (Tweet) Want to build a computer that makes money? Quest Partners LLC has a long, robust track record with their systematic trading approach. They utilize a different strategies from many of their peers and have diversified their product range to include equity programs both hedge and long…

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