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SI165: Responsible Investing as a Trend Follower ft. Rob Carver
7th November 2021 • Top Traders Unplugged • Niels Kaastrup-Larsen
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Rob Carver joins us today to discuss the perception of cryptocurrencies since the new Bitcoin futures ETF was launched, scaling into and out of positions, the possibility of a synthetic Bitcoin supply resulting from the new futures ETF, how to approach climate change and ESG investing as a Trend Follower, ideas for selecting which markets to trade, the benefits and drawbacks of trading single stocks, and how to embrace a creative mindset.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • The new credibility of cryptocurrencies
  • Scaling into positions using various methods
  • ESG investing as a Trend Following investor
  • How to select the optimum markets to trade
  • Trading single stocks
  • Embracing creativity as a systematic investor

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Episode TimeStamps:

00:00 - Intro

01:14 - Feel free to share this podcast with like-minded friends using this link: and a big thank you to those who have left a rating or review on iTunes

03:12 - Macro recap from Niels

06:45 - Weekly review of returns

15:04 - Niels: Has your opinion of cryptocurrencies changed since the launch of the new Bitcoin futures ETF was announced?

20:04 - Q1; Adam: What is your advice for scaling into positions?

28:18 - Q2; Brendan: Do Bitcoin cash-settled futures create a synthetic Bitcoin supply?

36:08 - How should futures traders approach climate change?

49:03 - Choosing which markets to trade

01:04:05 - Q3 & Q4; Michael: What are the benefits and drawbacks to trading single stocks? How do you come up with new ideas?

01:16:45 - Factor investing and thoughts on longer-term momentum strategies

01:21:46 - Benchmark performance update

01:23:02 - Next week, special guest Hari Krishnan joins us on the show