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27 Top Traders Round Table with Daniel Crosby – 2of2

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“Emotion overrides cognition pretty dramatically” – Daniel Crosby (Tweet) Welcome to Top Traders Round Table, a podcast series on managed futures brought to you by CME Group. On today’s episode, host Niels Kaastrup-Larsen continues his conversation with Dr. Daniel Crosby, Chief Behavior Officer of Brinker Capital, and the host of The Standard Deviation Podcast. Niels…

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26 Top Traders Round Table with Daniel Crosby – 1of2

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“If we can follow just a couple of simple rules, we can overcome the behavioral errors which are the plague of so many investors.” – Daniel Crosby (Tweet) Welcome to Top Traders Round Table, a podcast series on managed futures brought to you by CME Group. On today’s episode, host Niels Kaastrup-Larsen speaks with Dr.…

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Market Trends for August 2019

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While Hurricane Dorian was building up to severe intensity before making landfall in the Bahamas…August also turned out to be a Category 4 or 5 when it comes to the intensity of strong trends and performance for the CTA industry.

Having gathered strength in the first 7th month of 2019, the momentum in many markets was further unleashed during the late summer month, a month that historically has proven to be full of surprises for the markets.

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Market Trends for July 2019

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The hot month of July was not as quiet as you would expect, when lots of investors put on their “email auto responder” saying, “…I’ll be out of the office with limited access to email…” – clearly they did have access to their trading terminals as market prices continued to move in a trend friendly and divergent fashion.

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Best of TTU – Behavioral Finance and & Crisis Alpha

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When it comes to Behavioural Finance, a few people stand out in terms of their contribution to helping us all understand why and how it works. The intersection between Human Behaviour and Quantitative Investing can be difficult to understand for even the most sophisticated investors.  Today, I want to share some really important insights from one…

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Best of TTU – Un-Learning & The Legacy of AHL

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It has been said that: ‘The biggest room of all, is the room for improvement’, and one thing that is clear to see in the amazing careers of today’s guests, is the continued hunger for learning in the quest for an improved investment process. This has led to an unprecedented success for this trio.  Today, I…

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Best of TTU – The Importance of Asset Allocation & Patience

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In 1987, 3 scientists, 1 from Cambridge and 2 from Oxford, were brought together by their shared passion for the markets and for computers.  Little did they know, that over the next 3 decades, this passion would lead them to build 3 world-leading multi-billion dollar Systematic Investment businesses.  Today, I would like to share another…

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Best of TTU – Reminiscences of 3 Trend Followers

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One of the great Investment books of all time is Reminiscences of a Stock Operator, which is the fictionalized biography of perhaps the most famous Financial Speculator of all time: Jesse Livermore. There is no doubt that even today, 100 years later, we can all learn from of the experiences of successful Investors. In this…

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Market Trends for June 2019

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US Stocks had their strongest June since 1955 and recorded their highest ever monthly close, leaving investors in the S&P500 17% better off than at the end of 2018, marking the best first half in more than two decades.

Fears for the economy have stoked government bonds as investors fret slowing growth and rock-bottom inflation. Treasuries returned just over 5% in the first half as they piled in. In the process more of the yield curve inverted, and the world’s pool of negative yielding debt swelled to a new record.

Yet as bonds screamed recession, stocks defied that, too.

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Best of TTU – You Don’t Need To Be A Genius If You Can Stick To A Plan

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In the previous Best of Top Traders Unplugged, we went back in time to re-visit some of the key lessons that many investors learned during the Financial Crisis of 2008. It was my way of reminding myself, and you, of something that we as investors must never forget.  Today, Robert Carver goes much deeper into the…

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