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119 Systematic Investor Series ft Jerry Parker – December 21st, 2020

Today we welcome back Jerry Parker onto the show to discuss the possible long-term breakout of commodity prices, trading Tesla around its inclusion into the S&P 500 index, carrying out non-system trades, Bitcoin reaching new all-time highs, the importance of staying in some of these long-awaited trends, relying on your backtest regardless of the circumstances, why long-only buy & hold funds might not deserve many plaudits this year, the perfect time to make adjustments to your system, and why it can be a good idea to avoid being too skeptical in the markets.

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Episode Summary

0:00 - Intro
1:28 - Macro recap from Niels
4:13 - Weekly review of returns
12:34 - What is risk management?
57:50 - Q1; Michael: When you trade foreign instruments, do you trade them in their native currencies?
1:00:54 - Q2; Jim: Does the need for diversification outweigh the benefits of concentrated gains?
1:14:37 - Performance recap
1:08:45 - Recommended listening or reading this week: Hidden Forces podcast, Kyle Bass on the Macro Voices Podcast & Jack Schwager on the Systematic Investor Podcast

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