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144 Systematic Investor Series ft Jerry Parker – June 13th, 2021

Jerry Parker joins us on the show today to discuss why CTAs could be mistaken in excluding single stocks from their strategies, the possible benefits of having exposure to multiple trading systems, why price action is more important than predictions derived from fundamentals, recommended books for learning about Trend Following, the differences between paper-trading and disciplined execution of real trades, comparing Bitcoin futures to commodity futures, and the extent of simplicity a good trading system should have.

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Episode TimeStamps:

00:00 - Intro
01:29 - Macro recap from Niels
08:01 - Weekly review of returns and the narrative change around Bitcoin
19:01 - Q1; Omar: What books do you recommend for Trend Following educational material?
27:52 - Q2; Jacob & Sam: Can Bitcoin futures be traded safely even though you can’t trade them over the weekend?
35:40 - Q3; Mark: Could Chesapeake and Dunn Capital trade as an ETF to allow more people exposure to their strategies?
44:22 - Q4; Vinicius: What are your thoughts about Trend Following on single stocks?
50:08 - Q5; Antonio: Should we be less diversified and more concentrated with our trades?
1:03:39 - Why having rules isn’t enough to justify a robust trading system
1:15:24 - Thoughts on measuring skew
1:19:05 - Benchmark performance update

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