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109 Risk Mitigation Whilst Trading Exotic Markets with Doug Greenig of Florin Court Capital – 2of2

"What is your edge? Why do you think you have it? Why do you think it will persist?" (Tweet)

Moritz Seibert and I continue our conversation with Doug Greenig, talking about the many different ways risk can manifest in your firm, how best to minimize it, and why building a strong team is one of the most important elements in staying ahead in the trend following space. Listen in to learn the many benefits of getting into exotic markets, how to best manage your risk, and what all investors should be asking themselves to better their portfolio.

Thanks for listening and please welcome our guest Doug Greenig.

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In This Episode, You'll Learn:

  • What makes the exotic market space so good to trade in right now
  • How Doug knows there is still a lot of room left for trading in the exotic market space
  • The difficulties Doug has had in attracting investors to investing in exotic markets
  • Why momentum should be your key signal when investing in exotic markets

"When things break and start moving quickly, if you're trading momentum as opposed to other kinds of signals, you're very likely to be going in the right direction. Then, when the peak of the crisis occurs, that's when liquidity 'dries up'." (Tweet)

  • The role cash equities play in Doug's portfolio
  • Why Doug has reservations in trading VIX
  • The different varieties of risk and how to minimize them
  • The importance of focusing on model risk

"I don't want to spend a lot of my time having to worry about, or explaining our position in volatility, because the VIX can positively explode." (Tweet)

  • Benefits of building and maintaining a good team
  • What questions investors should be asking themselves

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"The [exotic market] space has a fair bit of room to grow. The CTA space has about 300-350 billion in AUM, and we're talking about a number in the neighborhood of ten for the exotic markets." (Tweet)