SI157: How to Make Money & Survive in the Markets ft Jerry Parker
Today we are joined by Jerry Parker to discuss how shorter-term systems can be more susceptible to market noise, the importance of sticking with your system during different market environments, how major investment firms have consistently performed well by keeping Trend Following in their portfolios, some insights into Jerry’s approach to backtesting, the drawbacks of being labelled as a CTA, Jerry’s bold prediction that Trend Following firms will be the most popular type of investment fund in the future, how trading smaller during bad periods can set you up for success during favourable conditions, ensuring protection against cyber attacks, and why past correlations can’t always be relied upon.
Also check out my interview with Turtle Trading legendary mentor Richard Dennis here.
In this episode, we discuss:
The case for longer-term strategies
Not over-optimising strategies to adapt to every market condition
How adding Trend Following to a portfolio increases its robustness
Why Trend Following firms will be the number one choice among investors in the future
How to prevent cyber attacks
Why you can't always rely on past correlations to continue