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SI146: The Trend Following Mindset ft. Rob Carver
28th June 2021 • Top Traders Unplugged • Niels Kaastrup-Larsen
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We’re joined today by Rob Carver to discuss why investors worried about inflation need to be invested in Trend Following strategies, the Russell 2000 being mainly comprised of companies that are losing money, long and short positions when Trend Following on ETFs, the difficulties in combining simple methods into a balanced and profitable system, open trade equity risk and if it can predict future returns, the perils of over-optimisation, embracing the mindset of Trend Following, and the results of an experiment where retail investors traded the same stocks as a professional fund, leading to different outcomes.

You can read some of Rob’s work here.

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In this episode, we discuss:

  • Trend Following as a solution to rising inflation
  • The major stock indices being of composed of mainly companies are losing money
  • Trend Following on ETFs
  • Predicting future returns using current risk exposure
  • Retail traders versus professional money managers

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