As the FED delivered its anticipated rate hike during the last week of the month (the eighths since December 2015), the month of September was in many respect a relatively quiet month for most markets.
As “usual” the US stock markets made a new all-time high, and as “usual” European markets struggled to keep up with this trend.Read More
Today I would like to share with you some life lessons and learnings from expert Robert Sinnott, where he shares his in depth knowledge of the modern evolution of systematic trading, in the form of Machine learning, and how machine learning has effected and impacted their short term and long term strategies. If you would like to hear the…Read More
Kathryn Kaminski and I had the opportunity to sit down with Nigol Koulajian, the founder of Quest Partners, in which he shared his wealth of experience including life lessons and even his take on the modern scientific trading systems that are used today. One of topics which I particularly liked, and would like to share…Read More
“I think the flat fee is market-driven, and the trader is still going to try to do the best they can because they want performance to attract more capital.” – Arthur Bell (Tweet) Welcome to Top Traders Round Table, a podcast series on managed futures brought to you by CME Group where I continue…Read More
“Today, the rules [and regulations] are much broader, capture far more, but are far less prescriptive; more likely based on general objectives and themes rather than micromanaging exactly how things occur.” – Arthur Bell (Tweet) Welcome to Top Traders Round Table, a podcast series on managed futures brought to you by CME Group. On today’s…Read More
US indices are within striking distance of new highs and Apple moved within a whisker ($65bn to be precise) of being valued at $1,000,000,000,000.
So all is good you would think…right?
Well not if you were long Facebook and GAM Holding stocks, as both firms saw their shares tumble by 20%…in one day!
Does this “contradiction” reveal a bigger problem in financial markets?Read More
“As an industry, I think we tend to overcomplicate what trend following really is.” – Niels Kaastrup-Larsen (Tweet) We’re changing things up on today’s episode of the podcast: we have with us Frank Conway from the Economic Rockstar Podcast interviewing Niels about trend following strategies, asset allocation, and more. Listen in to find out what changes…Read More
Like in any major negotiation, there will be good days and bad days…and over here in Europe…the BREXIT negotiations seem like a perfect example of this.
When I look at the performance of CTA’s during the month of June, there were a lot of these good days and not so good days…but in the end the Bulls prevailed.Read More
“Are you invested in something that, whatever is going to happen, you can say, ‘okay, I’m invested in that for a good reason and I know that’s why i have it’?” – Harold de Boer (Tweet) Katy Kaminski and I continue our conversation with Harold de Boer, and discuss his philosophy behind pure trend…Read More