On today’s show, we discuss Tesla’s threat to the current giants of European car manufacturing, how paper trading can dramatically differ to live trading, the drawbacks of Systematic Investing through a broker’s platform rather than manually operating the system, the benefits of including commodities & currencies in a Trend Following system, and the case against long/flat-only Trend Following on stocks. Questions we answer this week include: Do you recommend any platforms that you allow you to test your trading system? Do you recommend any ‘off-the-shelf’ Trend Following trading systems?
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0:00 - Intro
2:24 - The importance of investing psychology (with reference to Morgan Housel’s new book: The Psychology of Money)
07:20 - Weekly review of returns
23:32 - Discussion on the perceived safety of bonds
33:05 - Q1; Mike: Do you recommend any platforms that allow you test your system?
40:34 - Q2; Carmich: Can you recommend any off-the-shelf Trend Following strategies for retail traders?
49:32 - Performance recap