"The simpler systems are usually the better ones." - Andreas Clenow (Tweet)
In This Episode, You'll Learn:
- The many skill sets that Andreas has
- How he wrote the books that he is known for
- Why he has a large degree of flexibility with his firm and the capital they manage
- How he grew up in a small town in Sweden...with lots of cows!
- About the computer company that he started
"The better you are at getting things done, the less they let you do it." - Andreas Clenow (Tweet)
- How he became head of the Reuters Development Team in Geneva for equities and commodities
- How he left the corporate world
"Make yourself visible, and someone will find you." - Andreas Clenow (Tweet)
- How he started at ACIES
- What Andreas does when he is not working
- The books he has written about systematic trading strategies
- The value of simplicity
- What Andreas thinks about trend following
"The number of actual trend followers is now quite small." - Andreas Clenow (Tweet)
- The issues with doing trend following on stocks
- How he got the freedom to write a book
"Hopefully the way I explain it is new, but there are no secrets in my books." - Andreas Clenow (Tweet)
- What retail traders will get from his books
- Why managing your own money is a bad trade
"The main mistake that retail traders do is that they take on risks that would get people fired in the hedge fund world." - Andreas Clenow (Tweet)
- What he thinks about technical analysis and how to define it
- What it takes to start a firm or trading business
"If you’re managing other people’s money in addition to your own, you can think more long term." - Andreas Clenow (Tweet)
Resources & Links Mentioned in this Episode:
- Listen to our episode with Jerry Parker recapping 2014.
- A Definition of ATR (Average True Range).
- Buy Andreas' books.
- Check out his website FollowingTheTrend.com.
This episode was sponsored by Eurex Exchange:
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"It’s getting very strict and very expensive to comply with increasing regulatory requirements." - Andreas Clenow (Tweet)