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03 Top Traders Round Table with Marty Bergin, Grant Jaffarian, and Mike Boss – 1of2

“The problem is you have a lot of trend followers who have been around a long time and haven’t adapted their programs.” (Tweet)

Top Traders is bringing you Top Traders Round Table, a series of conversations with industry leaders on the subject of Managed Futures. On this episode my guests are Marty Bergin, the owner and President of DUNN Capital Management, Grant Jaffarian, Portfolio Manager of the Advanced Trend program at Crabel Capital Management, and Mike Boss, who is a Director within the Capital Introductions Team at Societe General.

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In This Episode, You’ll Learn:

  • Key Insights from arguably the best Trend Follower & the best Short-Term CTA
  • How the challenges they overcame to get to where they are today
  • How trend followers can evolve their strategies to stay ahead
  • The reason why some trend followers haven’t changed in decades
  • Key insights to how Marty has allowed DUNN to stay ahead
  • How Mike & Societe Generale sees the industry changing and it’s new opportunities
  • Why the UCITS Directive started benefiting smaller specialized managers
  • The challenges with short-term trading
  • Why Crabel is strict with its capacity
  • The research that increased Crabel’s bottom line
  • How to ensure that CTA flagship offerings retain value over low-cost alternatives

This episode was sponsored by CME Group:

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Learn more about Marty Bergin and DUNN Capital Management

Learn more about Grant Jaffarian and Crabel Capital Management

Learn more about Mike Boss and Societe General

“If you’re using an algo off the shelf, there’s other algos designed to take advantage of that algo.” – (Tweet)