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SI213: Trend Following Records are being set in 2022? ft. Richard Brennan
8th October 2022 • Top Traders Unplugged • Niels Kaastrup-Larsen
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Richard Brennan joins us for a weekly update on Trend Following, where we reflect on what might be the strongest year for Trend Following on record. We discuss the robustness of Trend Following and how it allows investors to survive in times of uncertainty, how to handle stop-loss when calculating ATR and advice for entering and exiting trades. We also discuss trend identification and why you should avoid prescriptive visual methods, what we can learn from the human hearing when identifying trends and the importance of systematizing your decisions. We finish talking about how to extract and capture trends from your data and why it is important to make your system adaptable to change, why short term look-back periods might not be profitable, why nearly all traders and investors are trend followers and much more.


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Episode TimeStamps:

00:00 - Intro

02:15 - What happened this week?

07:22 - Strongest year for Trend Following on record

14:37 - Industry performance update

18:12 - Q1, Josh: Tips for using ATR-based stop loss

29:18 - Methods for identifying trends

47:39 - Fishing for trends

53:37 - Short term vs. long term look-back periods

57:47 - Are all investors trend followers?

01:09:58 - Thanks for listening

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