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140 Systematic Investor Series ft Jerry Parker – May 16th, 2021

Jerry Parker joins us today to discuss the benefits of prioritising price over other factors, navigating a high-inflationary environment, how bad markets for average investors can often be great for Trend Followers, how public awareness of a market uptrend can often precede large price drops, the potential drawbacks of trying to standout too much as a money-manager, how classical Trend Following is an increasing rarity in the CTA space, the benefits of investing in Trend Following via a proven manager, the similarities between amateur golfers and traders, the point at which a trend has been ‘confirmed’, and conquering the fear of losses.

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Episode TimeStamps:

00:00 - Intro
02:55 - Macro recap from Niels
06:07 - Weekly review of returns
13:34 - Stanley Druckenmiller’s recent interview criticising the Federal Reserve
16:17 - Q1 & Q2; Shibojet: What are your thoughts about a dynamic trading system that focuses more on what’s working over any given time-period, rather than a static trading system with rigid criteria? Why don’t Trend Followers trade cash equities?
39:32 - Q3; Aldo: Is it worth trading a small account using micro-futures? What are your thoughts on pyramiding into positions?
50:51 - Conquering the fear of losses
53:45 - How many markets should we trade?
1:06:58 - Benchmark performance update
1:07:56 - CBOE announce new Bond futures

 

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