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SI196: Where Next for Trend Following? ft. Rob Carver
12th June 2022 • Top Traders Unplugged • Niels Kaastrup-Larsen
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Today, Rob Carver joins us to discuss recent events in the world of Trend Following and takes questions from listeners regarding what it takes to do Trend Following full-time and how much capital is needed to do so. We also discuss potential benefits of adding a mean reversion system on a short term time frame and exploring trend following in spreads, what Rob thinks of trading alternative markets, how to mitigate the pain from false breakouts and how to select a universe of stocks to apply your existing rules. Finally, we break down the latest research paper from AHL dealing with the outlook of Trend Following, how Trend Following perform in crisis periods, in periods of rising interest rates and much more.


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Episode TimeStamps:

00:00 - Intro

03:14 - Market recap

05:51 - What has caught Rob’s attention recently?

13:35 - Q1, Ben: Going Full-Time a a Trend Follow - How much capital do I need?

22:16 - Q2, Gambit: Should I add a Mean Reversion & Spread Trading model?

31:47 - Q3, Younggotti: Alternative assets and markets - do they help?

36:44 - Q4, FluffyDunny: How to best avoid False Breakouts

39:36 - Q5, Mendel: How to select your universe of stocks to trade

44:37 - AHL Paper: Gaining Momentum - Where Next for Trend Following?

01:07:22 - Bloomberg article

01:10:00 - Industry performance update

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