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102 The Systematic Investor Series – August 23rd, 2020

This week, we discuss Tesla’s meteoric stock price rise and its likely inclusion into the S&P 500, similarities between today’s parabolic moves in the stock market and the famous tech bubble, why the current outlook for markets necessitates a place for investing in Trend Following strategies,  Germany’s move to tax investors on their gold ETF holdings, Volatility-focused trading strategies, and the differences in making adjustments to short term systems vs long term systems.  Questions answered this week include: At what point do you decide that your system is no longer working?  How do you adjust for ‘conviction’ when placing a trade?

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Episode Summary

0:00 - Intro
2:12 - Macro recap from Niels
17:53 - Weekly review of returns
22:52 - Discussion on how to safely own gold, and the German government’s move to tax investors on their Gold ETF holdings
31:56 - Q1 & Q2; Zaro: At what point do you decide that your model isn’t working?  How do you account for ‘conviction’ when placing a trade?
51:05 - Performance recap

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