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SI300: Finding the Optimal Trend Following Rules ft. Richard Brennan
15th June 2024 • Top Traders Unplugged • Niels Kaastrup-Larsen
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Together with Richard Brennan, we discuss the optimal way of doing trend following and how to find the optimal set of rules to use in different market regimes, how to examine market states through Markov models and how artificial intelligence will impact trend following and make short-term trading incredibly competitive. Lastly, we ask ChatGPT what the optimal way of doing trend following is.

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Episode TimeStamps:

01:04 - What has been on our radar recently?

04:03 - Industry performance update

07:50 - Q1, Dennis: Given the nature of lengthy hold periods, do you recommend trading cash CFD's accounting for the overnight costs?

11:40 - Q2, Ramki: Using ATR for position sizing when backtesting a trend following system

14:47 - Optimal rules to use in different kinds of market regimes

18:46 - How to use Markov models and mathematical algorithms to optimize trend following strategies

41:17 - Is trend following threatened by AI?

51:39 - "ChatGPT, what is the optimal way of doing trend following?"

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