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105 The Systematic Investor Series – September 13th, 2020

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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Episode Summary

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

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