Jerry Parker joins us today to discuss trading single stocks while maintaining a systematic approach, the benefits of trading a broad universe of assets, how investors naturally gravitate toward strategies with lesser returns, but hidden risks, why you need volatility in order to gain maximum returns, what to do with dividends as a Trend Follower, and diversifying Trend Following models versus diversifying look-back periods.
In this episode, we discuss:
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00:00 - Intro
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02:03 - Macro recap from Niels
03:10 - Weekly review of returns
06:44 - Q1; Robert: How does Jerry select his single stocks to trade?
16:27 - Q2; Brian: What does Jerry do with the dividends from the singles stocks he trades?
20:20 - Discussion on recent New York Times article, ‘The Risk-Return Trade-Off Is Phony’
31:34 - Trend Following and asset selection
37:40 - Why the right thing to do is often the hardest thing to do
45:36 - The need for asymmetry rather than low-volatility
48:48 - Diversifying Trend Following models versus diversifying TF look-back periods
57:57 - How Trend Following thrives during inflationary environments
01:01:10 - Benchmark performance update
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