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Best of TTU – Market Psychology & Universal Truths

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A while back, I had a very enjoyable time speaking to Scott Foster from Dominion Capital Management, who is not your typical Trader. He draws from a wide range of influences such as Aristotle, Magic, and Austrian Economics. I am delighted to share some of these deep insights with you in this short blog post,…

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Best of TTU – Simplicity is the Ultimate Sophistication

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A few years back, I had a great discussion with die-hard Trend Follower, Scot Billington.  I would like to share some key moments with you, including how to perceive past track records, and also some of the differences between the long side and the short side.  If you would like to listen to the full conversation, just…

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19 Top Traders Round Table with Andrew Lo and Sol Waksman – 2of2

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“If someone wants a better return, they have no choice but to take additional risk, no matter how they feel about risk or how risk averse they may be.” – Sol Waksman (Tweet) Welcome to Top Traders Round Table, a podcast series on managed futures brought to you by CME Group, where host Niels Kaastrup-Larsen…

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18 Top Traders Round Table with Andrew Lo and Sol Waksman – 1of2

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“I was going through one of those inevitable losing streaks [early in my career] and I had a fundamental question. Does anyone make money trading the futures markets, or is it all a casino set up for the benefit of the exchanges?” – Sol Waksman (Tweet) Welcome to Top Traders Round Table, a podcast series…

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Market Trends for December 2018

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Can we just be real for a minute?

2018 was a roller coaster of a year…and one of those years where you could easily feel a bit sick to your stomach when you looked at the performance of your investments.

(at least it was for most trend followers)…but lately even hardcore equity bulls have felt the pain, just like bond investors did until a couple of months ago. Indeed 2018 will be remembered by many investors for its lows, rather than its highs.

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Best of TTU – Systematic Global Macro…An Experts View

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A while back I had a very memorable time talking with Anders Lindell, discussing many trading related topics.  There was one part in particular that I want to share where Anders shared his understanding on US institutions and how they deal with asset allocation and position sizing.  If you would like to find out then read…

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Best of TTU – From Discretionary Trading to a Systematic Approach

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At the very beginning of my podcasting career, I had a great conversation with Mike Dever covering many trading related topics, one of which were the different approaches to trading. And there was One segment I really liked in particular, and which I would like to share with you today.  It was a segment where…

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17 Top Traders Round Table with James Koutolas, Tim McCourt, and Roy Niederhoffer – 2of2

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“I would say that 90% of the people I’ve talked to that have made investments have actually used the term ‘picks and shovels’, and I’m starting to worry about whether the picks and shovels trade is the crowded trade, not the crypto trade.” – Roy Niederhoffer (Tweet) Welcome to Top Traders Round Table, a podcast…

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Market Trends for November 2018

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Since 1999, the 3 best months of performance for managed futures, represented by the SG Trend Index, have been November, December and January… but as November did not live up to this reputation, let’s see if December and January can make up for this.

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16 Top Traders Round Table with James Koutolas, Tim McCourt, and Roy Niederhoffer – 1of2

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“The reason that I’m so bullish on crypto is that it’s the first fixed supply asset that has ever existed in human history, with all of the characteristics of money, but without the vice of overcreation, which has happened 100% of the time in human history.” – Roy Niederhoffer (Tweet) Welcome to Top Traders Round…

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