In this year-end review, Marc Malek explains why intervention in the markets affects trend following, but also why trend following strategies are not long volatility strategies. He discusses 2014 from the point of view of his firm, how his program did, and why he is excited about 2015.
In This Episode, You’ll Learn:
How 2014 treated Conquest Capital.
How volatility shows itself in a market like oil.
What strategies performed well and what markets contributed to their success.
How he prepares himself for extreme volatility and how he dealt with the Swiss Franc move.
What intervention does to the markets.
How his firm would plan for our react to a big market change such as the break up of the Euro overnight.
Why people use correlation in the wrong way.
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Listen to 2 hour-long episodes with Marc Malek on this podcast here and here.
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