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SI106: Ray Dalio's underwhelming 2020 performance and the FED ft. Moritz Seibert
18th September 2020 • Top Traders Unplugged • Niels Kaastrup-Larsen
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Today, we discuss the Federal Reserve’s current inflation targets, whether it is ok for systematic managers to turn off their systems during periods of high volatility & uncertainty, the looming questions around Ray Dalio & Bridgewater’s underwhelming performance in 2020, volatility control vs risk control, and why liquidity should be an important deciding factor for investors when choosing a money manager.  Questions we answer this week include: How do you size your positions once maximum portfolio risk is reached?  Do have you have any tips on how to perform volatility-control?


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Episode TimeStamps:

00:00 – Intro

02:30 – Macro recap from Niels

04:36 – Weekly review of performance

31:24 – Q1; Daniel: How do you size new positions once your intended maximum portfolio risk is reached?

39:17 – Q2; Dave: Do you have any pointers on how effectively perform volatility targeting?

55:30 – Benchmark performance update

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