Artwork for podcast Top Traders Unplugged
SI28: Investing based on the "Evidence" and what are the Trend Commandments?
24th March 2019 • Top Traders Unplugged • Niels Kaastrup-Larsen
00:00:00 01:22:29

Share Episode

Shownotes

On today’s show, we give our thoughts on ‘Evidence-Based Investing’, David Harding’s latest comments on Trend Following, how much is too much ‘Open Risk’, as well as answering: what are some of the ‘Trend Commandments’?  Also, we discuss whether it’s safe or not to buy after a big upside price break or sell after a big gap down, whether Volatility should be ‘targeted’ in your portfolio, and if a system can be designed handle ‘parabolic moves’ better.

-----

EXCEPTIONAL RESOURCE: Find Out How to Build a Safer & Better Performing Portfolio using this FREE NEW Portfolio Builder Tool

-----


Follow Niels on Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube or via the TTU website.

IT’s TRUE ? – most CIO’s read 50+ books each year – get your FREE copy of the Ultimate Guide to the Best Investment Books ever written here.

And you can get a free copy of my latest book “Ten Reasons to Add Trend Following to Your Portfoliohere.

Learn more about the Trend Barometer here.

Send your questions to info@toptradersunplugged.com

And please share this episode with a like-minded friend and leave an honest Rating & Review on iTunes or Spotify so more people can discover the podcast.

Episode TimeStamps:

00:00 – Intro

02:00 – Weekly review of performance

06:30 – Top tweets

34:40 – Question 1: Michael; Have any of you backtested 2009 trades onward with one size fits all position sizing?

47:15 – Question 2: Dave; What represents too much open risk as a percentage of AUM?

56:55 – Question 3: Brian; How does a Trend Following system trade a parabolic market?

01:06:15 – Question 4: George; What are the commandments of Trend Following you reference in earlier episodes?

01:10:00 – Question 5: George; Could Moritz discuss why he dislikes a simple Trend Following system on just the S&P 500 when Meb Faber’s research shows it is effective.

01:12:40 – Question 6: George; Is Jerry’s infrequent overall risk reduction built into his system?

01:15:10 – Question 7: George; Most Trend Followers use stops, why doesn’t DUNN?

01:19:10 – Benchmark performance update

Copyright © 2024 – CMC AG – All Rights Reserved

----

PLUS: Whenever you're ready... here are 3 ways I can help you in your investment Journey:

1. eBooks that cover key topics that you need to know about

In my eBooks, I put together some key discoveries and things I have learnt during the more than 3 decades I have worked in the Trend Following industry, which I hope you will find useful. Click Here

2. Daily Trend Barometer and Market Score

One of the things I’m really proud of, is the fact that I have managed to published the Trend Barometer and Market Score each day for more than a decade...as these tools are really good at describing the environment for trend following managers as well as giving insights into the general positioning of a trend following strategy! Click Here

3. Other Resources that can help you

And if you are hungry for more useful resources from the trend following world...check out some precious resources that I have found over the years to be really valuable. Click Here

Privacy Policy

Disclaimer

Chapters

Video

More from YouTube