“Today, the rules [and regulations] are much broader, capture far more, but are far less prescriptive; more likely based on general objectives and themes rather than micromanaging exactly how things occur.” – Arthur Bell (Tweet) Welcome to Top Traders Round Table, a podcast series on managed futures brought to you by CME Group. On today’s…Read More
US indices are within striking distance of new highs and Apple moved within a whisker ($65bn to be precise) of being valued at $1,000,000,000,000.
So all is good you would think…right?
Well not if you were long Facebook and GAM Holding stocks, as both firms saw their shares tumble by 20%…in one day!
Does this “contradiction” reveal a bigger problem in financial markets?Read More
“As an industry, I think we tend to overcomplicate what trend following really is.” – Niels Kaastrup-Larsen (Tweet) We’re changing things up on today’s episode of the podcast: we have with us Frank Conway from the Economic Rockstar Podcast interviewing Niels about trend following strategies, asset allocation, and more. Listen in to find out what changes need…Read More
Like in any major negotiation, there will be good days and bad days…and over here in Europe…the BREXIT negotiations seem like a perfect example of this.
When I look at the performance of CTA’s during the month of June, there were a lot of these good days and not so good days…but in the end the Bulls prevailed.Read More
“Are you invested in something that, whatever is going to happen, you can say, ‘okay, I’m invested in that for a good reason and I know that’s why i have it’?” – Harold de Boer (Tweet) Katy Kaminski and I continue our conversation with Harold de Boer, and discuss his philosophy behind pure trend…Read More
“The project was started with buying computers and getting data. That’s how far they were, so when I came there, they said, ‘we have computers and we have data, we hope you can do something with it’. For a mathematician, that’s a nice way to start.” – Harold de Boer (Tweet) Harold De Boer…Read More
“There’s more clarity gained not around the way the markets are, but the way people trade.” – Nigol Koulajian (Tweet) Katy Kaminski and I continue our conversation with Nigol Koulajian, and discuss if his strategies of working with, around, and doing the opposite of what many investors are doing, has given him any advantages?…Read More
“People say, ‘how did you manage to raise so much money by losing so much?’.” – Nigol Koulajian (Tweet) Nigol Koulajian is the Founder and Chief Investment Officer of Quest Partners LLC, and has been designing and trading short-term and long-term technical systems for over 22 years. Coming from Columbia business school, many of…Read More
Q2 kicked off with an early sign of what many investors are fearing. A sell-off in both bonds and stocks at the same time. This of course is nothing new, we saw it during the financial crisis…but the truth is that it has not happened very often in the past 30+ years, mainly because the interest rate cycle has been going down.Read More