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SI68: The surprising relationship between volatility and risk
29th December 2019 • Top Traders Unplugged • Niels Kaastrup-Larsen
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In this week’s episode, we discuss the notion of correlation between volatility and risk, why it can be a bad idea to equate a manager’s performance with their skill-level, when a losing trade should still be considered a good trade, how much opportunity is in Low-Volatility Targeting strategies, and we also give our end-of-year reviews.  Questions answered this week include: Is Trend Following another form of price prediction?  Do you follow the weekly Commitments of Traders report? Can you can you make money in the markets without the need for predictions?


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Episode TimeStamps:

00:00 – Intro

00:55 – Macro recap from Niels

03:10 – Weekly review of performance

18:41  – Top tweets

43:29 – Question 1: Woody; Is Trend Following another form of predicting price moves?

01:00:18 – Question 2 William; Do you follow the weekly COT (Commitments of Traders) report?

01:05:02 – Benchmark performance update

01:08:52 – End of year recap

01:19:32 – Top tweets (cont.)

01:20:59 – Thank you to our listeners in 2019

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