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123 Systematic Investor Series – January 18th, 2021

In today’s show, we discuss the benefits of not taking profits too early during huge price moves, how a Trend Follower might be trading Bitcoin, if March 2020 may have impacted a Trend Follower’s approach to the markets, why the S&P 500 could be considered just as much of an ‘alternative’ market as Iron Ore, our most memorable trades, Bitcoin as a great diversifier in a Trend Following portfolio, and how a retail trader can gain access to managed futures.  Questions we answer this week include: What prompted Moritz to place his Tesla short trade recently, and how did it play out?  What are your views on stop-losses?

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Episode Summary

0:00 - Intro
1:40 - Macro recap from Niels
5:06 - Weekly review of returns
53:15 - Q1; Carlos: Has March 2020 impacted how you view your Trend Following approach?
59:14 - Q2; James: Why did Moritz place a discretionary short-trade on Tesla last month? Why does Dunn Capital avoid using stop-losses? What are your most memorable trades?
1:12:09 - Q3; Peter: Do you recommend any particular brokers?
1:17:30 - Q4; Craig: What are your thoughts on managed futures ETFs?
1:20:22 - Performance recap
1:21:21 - Recommended listening or reading this week: Macro Voices Podcast ft Art Berman & Danielle Dimartino-Booth on The Felder Report Podcast

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