Jerry Parker rejoins us today to discuss how single stocks behave differently to indexes, knowing when to ignore your backtests, multi-strategy CTAs vs trend following CTAs, how to make 3000% in a month, why CTAs should be considered the ‘perfect portfolio’ rather than ‘crisis alpha’, and how luck plays a part in past returns. Questions we answer include: What is the shortest timeframe you look at? What positions are you mainly in at the moment?
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00:00 – Intro
00:51 – Macro recap from Niels
03:13 – Weekly review of performance
51:23 – Question 1; Brian: What are the main positions that you are in at the moment?
53:56 – Questions 2; Daniel: Does it matter how something has made a breakout?
57:50 – Questions 3, 4 & 5; James: What is the shortest timeframe you look at? Can Jerry share how his equity portfolio has faired during the Covid-19 crisis? How should you space apart chosen look-back periods?
01:18:30 – Benchmark performance update
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