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49 Will Big Data Enable KFL to Predict the Future? with Dave Sanderson of KFL Capital Management – 1of2

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“We set out to solve an enormous technology question. The technology risk on day one was very high. To some extent, it wasn’t very rational…” – Dave Sanderson (Tweet) KFL Capital Management is setting out to do something every financial team on earth dreams about… The ability to predict the future. Or at least get it…

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48 How to Understand a New Manager’s Track Record with Bastian Bolesta of Deep Field Capital – 2of2

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“The majority of investors just don’t take the time or don’t have the time to develop an understanding of just how we perform in different markets.” – Bastian Bolesta (Tweet) In the second part of our interview with Bastian, we talk about the ins and outs of his trading program and how they came to…

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47 How to Start Managing Client Capital with Bastian Bolesta of Deep Field Capital – 1of2

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“With hindsight, I would probably argue that we were naive.” – Bastian Bolesta (Tweet) The story of Deep Field Capital’s Founder and CEO is an interesting one. Bastian Bolesta met his future partners whilst spending a semester abroad in China before returning to Germany and then moving to Switzerland to join them. The team also…

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46 The Benefits of Negative Correlation with Roy Niederhoffer of R. G. Niederhoffer Capital Management – 2of2

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“The markets provide a certain level of novelty and demand a certain level of attention and creativity that very few jobs do.” – Roy Niederhoffer (Tweet) In our continued conversation with Roy Niederhoffer, we discuss risk management, drawdowns, why negative correlation is so important to Roy, and what gets him out of bed every morning…

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45 How To Overcome Cognitive Bias in Investing and Trading with Roy Niederhoffer of R. G. Niederhoffer Capital Management – 1of2

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“We are as humans essentially products of our hardware – that is an insight that I’ve taken with me into the trading side.” – Roy Niederhoffer (Tweet) Roy Niederhoffer has a fascinating live story that starts with Harvard and neuroscience and continues into his starting a hedge fund in the short-term trading space in 1993.…

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44 Buy Low and Sell High: Is It Really That Easy? with Mark Whitmore of Whitmore Capital Management – 2of2

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“Investing in some ways is unbelievably complex, and in other ways it’s literally as easy as buy low and sell high.” – Mark Whitmore (Tweet) In the second part of our conversation with the founder of Whitmore Capital Management, we learn the daily challenges, and lessons learned right from the founder and owner of a fledgling firm.…

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43 The Case For Currencies As An Asset Class with Mark Whitmore of Whitmore Capital Management – 1of2

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“I thought early on that having a fund would be really satisfying and exciting on a variety of levels.” – Mark Whitmore (Tweet) Our next guest started his firm back in 2012, and we’re talking to him at a special moment in the company’s evolution as it starts to gain outside capital and make its…

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42 Why You Need this Trading Strategy TODAY with Kathryn Kaminski of The Institute for Financial Research, Stockholm – 2of2

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“Benchmarks in our industry are like taking a fruit salad and comparing it to an apple.” – Kathryn Kaminski (Tweet) Welcome to Part 2 of our conversation with researcher and co-author of one of the definitive books on trend following. In this conversation, we dive into the the models that she used in writing the book,…

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41 Trend Following Expert Explains All with Kathryn Kaminski of The Institute for Financial Research, Stockholm – 1of2

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“I wasn’t as interested in finance originally, just because I didn’t understand how important finance was for the world.” – Kathryn Kaminski (Tweet) Our next guest is different than any guest we’ve had before, as she is not a fund manager but has spent much of her life’s work researching and writing about the topic…

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40 What To Do If You Are Making Too Much Money! with Mike Harris of Campbell & Company – 2of2

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“If a model makes more money than you expected to in a short period, that is just as much reason for you to put up the hood and take a look at the engine as when you lose money.” – Mike Harris (Tweet) Welcome to Part 2 of our conversation with Managed Futures expert and President…

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