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Top Traders Unplugged - Niels Kaastrup-Larsen 26th April 2020
SI85: Similarities between the market crashes of 1987 and 2020 ft. Nick Radge
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SI85: Similarities between the market crashes of 1987 and 2020 ft. Nick Radge

Today, special guest Nick Radge joins us on the show to discuss similarities between the market crashes of 1987 and 2020, the players behind the recent Oil volatility, the importance of avoiding trading paralysis, how to behave like a successful investor, developing different strategies for different market environments, how Nick fell in love with Trend Following from an early age, and more.  Questions we answer include: How do you incorporate risk management into your strategies?  What trading books do you recommend?

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Episode TimeStamps:

00:00 – Intro

01:05 – Macro recap from Niels

04:04 – Weekly review of performance

05:42 – Niels: For some context, tell us about little about your journey in trading so far.

17:58 – Niels: How have you made Trend Following strategies work on stocks?

22:48 – Niels: Why have you chosen to only trade equities on the long-side?

34:21 – Niels: How do you operate your different types of trading systems?  Do you always run them at the same time?

38:37 – Moritz: How do you help your clients today?

48:29 – Moritz: Do your clients ever have enough impact on the market to cause you to adapt your systems?

53:07 – Niels: Do you operate your US stocks portfolio the same as on Australian stocks?

58:47 – Niels: Are the Australian equity markets liquid?

01:00:53 – Niels: Why do you think the recent crash is similar to 1987?

01:16:30 – Question 1: Michael; How do you incorporate Risk Management into your system?

01:24:19 – Questions 2&3: Michael; How should I size positions for trades based on Moving Averages? Can you recommend any Trading books, especially related to Risk Management?

01:30:40 – Benchmark performance update