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SI202: Trend Following in a Binary World ft. Mark Rzepczynski
24th July 2022 • Top Traders Unplugged • Niels Kaastrup-Larsen
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Mark Rzepczynsky joins us today for a weekly talk on Trend Following, where we discuss how we are beginning to see stagflation and recession around the world, how to manage systemic risk as a trend follower, how to construct your portfolio using Trend Following funds and why it’s preferred to let Trend Following funds replace bonds and commodities, whilst leaving equities in your portfolio. Additionally, we discuss how a global macro binary world allows for Trend Following to work and why Mark believe in “let prices speak for themselves”. We round things off discussing how the Fed uses the “Powell Call” rather than the "Greenspan Put" to determine how they should react to the markets and much more.


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Episode TimeStamps:

00:00 - Intro

02:43 - Recap of the major events from this week?

09:43 - Industry performance update

12:40 - Q1, Alp: How to manage Systemic Risks

32:40 - Q2, Algernond: Portfolio construction using Trend Following funds

41:05 - A global macro binary world and its impact on trend following

53:13 - Revival of accepting price action when it comes to investment process

01:01:18 - Moving beyond the Greenspan Put

01:04:39 - Thanks for listening

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