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SI241: Trend Following...The Perfect Risk Mitigation Strategy ft. Alan Dunne
28th April 2023 • Top Traders Unplugged • Niels Kaastrup-Larsen
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Alan Dunne returns to the show for a weekly conversation on Trend Following, where we reflect on the current global macro environment and the challenges that markets are facing at the moment. We discuss how to approach the percentage allocation to Trend Following when reaching retirement age and the current drawdowns that we see in the trend space, how to use risk mitigation strategies to create a more robust portfolio and how pension funds might end up filling the entire trend following space. We also discuss how Alan would go about constructing an alternative investment portfolio, the outlook for trend following and much more.


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Episode TimeStamps:

02:32 - Broad macro observations

10:21 - Consumer confidence and political obstacles

14:44 - Looking towards China

18:53 - Trend following update

24:38 - Q1, Lawrence: What to do when approaching retirement drawdown?

29:53 - Q2, Lawrence: How can smaller investors benefit from allocating to CTAs

31:31 - A trend following rollercoaster

36:33 - Using risk mitigation strategies

45:52 - Risk mitigation in pension funds

50:57 - How to build an Alternative Portfolio?

01:00:06 - What does the future holds for trend following?

01:04:51 - Thanks for listening

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