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SI90: How to make 3000% in a month and why CTAs are the perfect portfolio ft. Jerry Parker
1st June 2020 • Top Traders Unplugged • Niels Kaastrup-Larsen
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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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Episode TimeStamps:

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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