Turtle Trading legend Jerry Parker joins us today to discuss why smart people often struggle with systematic investing, the benefits of non-predictive investment strategies, what changes Jerry would make to Richard Dennis and William Eckhart’s original Turtle Trading rules, why predefined trade exits are good for your mind-state, why Trend Following strategies are so suited to unexpected market events, the importance of sticking to the core principles when applying a Trend Following system, whether Trend Following traders should have learned anything from the markets in 2020, why you should take as little as possible from a backtest, and what having a robust portfolio actually means.
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0:00 - Intro
1:41 - Macro recap from Niels
3:54 - Weekly review of returns
52:18 - Q1; Zack: Are there any known Trend Following strategies that increase position sizes as volatility increases?
57:55 - Performance recap
1:21:21 - Recommended listening or reading this week: Paul Singer on the End Game Podcast with Grant Williams, Corey Hoffstein on Bloomberg's Odd Lots Podcast & Jack Schwager on The Derivative Podcast