TTU48: How to Understand a New Manager’s Track Record ft. Bastian Bolesta of Deep Field Capital – 2of2
In the second part of our interview with Bastian, we talk about the ins and outs of his trading program and how they came to create the current trading system that they run now. Niels talks with Bastian about drawdowns, risk management, and how investors should read and understand a manager’s track record. Listen in to find out more about Deep Field Capital and learn what it takes to be an successful emerging manager today.
Thank you for listening and welcome to Part 2 of our discussion with Bastian Bolesta.
In This Episode, You’ll Learn:
About the 23 potential markets that Bastian trades, and which ones are actually traded.
How he uses a “bus stop” metaphor to explain which markets get picked for trading.
How he views risk and how he deals with risk management.
If there are certain markets that are better performing for his strategies than others.
What kinds of drawdowns he expects his strategy to go through.
The three different types of investors that come in to his fund.
What he learns from drawdowns when they happen.
About the research and futures development that his firm conducts.
What the biggest challenges are today for his business.
What reason investors give for not investing in his fund.
What question investors are not asking in their due diligence.
If he was starting out today, the things he would have done differently.