Richard Brennan joins us today to discuss the stabilising effect that a healthy allocation to Trend Following can have on a portfolio, how to achieve compounded wealth in the long-term with systematic investing, how Trend Following strategies can thrive in both crisis periods as well as good times, some thoughts on data distribution and ‘skewness’, how to effectively communicate the benefits of Trend Following to investors, and the art of ‘embracing uncertainty’ in order to maximise returns.
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00:00 – Intro
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02:25 – Macro recap from Niels
04:10 – Weekly review of performance
11:35 – Knowing what to look for in a talented investment manager
19:58 – Discussion on the topic of ‘skew’
42:44 – How the term ‘skew’ relates to other terms such as ‘convexity’ & ‘kurtosis’ and which terms are the most important for investors to focus on
56:33 – Some thoughts on what is referred to as ‘path dependency’
01:01:03 – How Trend Following can positively influence an investment portfolio
01:02:57 – Benchmark performance update