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89 The Systematic Investor Series ft Rufus Rankin – May 25th, 2020

We’re joined by special guest, Rufus Rankin of Ampersand Investment Management, to discuss Trend Following ETFs, the definition of a truly diversified portfolio, flat-fees versus performance-based fees,  how to choose between different managers, learning from Q1 2020, predicting CTA returns, and the recent public spat between Cliff Asness & Nassim Taleb. Questions we answer include:…

88 The Systematic Investor Series ft Robert Carver – May 17th, 2020

Robert Carver joins us to discuss the huge outperformance year-to-date of systematic funds vs discretionary funds, negative prices & their effects on market participants, systematising volatility strategies, whether there is a Holy Grail for eliminating risk completely, Newfound Research’s article on Options Straddles & Trend Following, and where we currently see the strongest trends in…

86 The Systematic Investor Series – May 4th, 2020

Today, we discuss comments from Warren Buffett in the recent Berkshire Hathaway shareholders meeting, AQR Capital’s recent research finding pure Trend Following strategies to be a better hedge in bear markets than Options strategies, the oil market & the USO ETF, how commodities are great diversifiers which often outperform equities, how to think about market…

85 The Systematic Investor Series ft Nick Radge – April 26th, 2020

Today, special guest Nick Radge joins us on the show to discuss similarities between the market crashes of 1987 and 2020, the players behind the recent Oil volatility, the importance of avoiding trading paralysis, how to behave like a successful investor, developing different strategies for different market environments, how Nick fell in love with Trend…

84 The Systematic Investor Series ft Robert Carver – April 20th, 2020

We’re joined today by Robert Carver to discuss why classical Trend Following strategies did well in the recent selloff, the risks in OTC trading, why it’s important to diversify across different managers, the varying recent returns of Renaissance Technologies and AHL, and how Robert Carver approaches volatility, scaling & portfolio construction during a crisis. Questions…

83 The Systematic Investor Series – April 13th, 2020

In this episode, we discuss how Trend Following strategies are able to cope with the extra volatility around huge world events,  Transtrend’s recent article on responsible investing and why that includes the ability to short a market, the current oil situation, and recent interview appearances by Ray Dalio and Danielle DiMartino Booth.  Questions answered this…

81 The Systematic Investor Series – March 29th, 2020

Today, we discuss the benefits of focusing on highly liquid markets, why Trend Following strategies are usually less risky & volatile in any market environment,  how simple ideas can often be more robust than complex ideas, whether there’s a place for discretion in trading systems, why a manager’s true aims may not be what you…