Rob Carver joins us today to discuss whether it’s a good idea to adjust your strategy during different periods of volatility, Bitcoin’s expected role as an inflation-hedge, whether commodities are more suited to shorter-term trading than other markets, the NFT frenzy & its credibility as an investment asset, volume analysis and whether it can be play worthwhile part in a Trend Following system, and why volatility may not be a good measure of risk.
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00:00 – Intro
02:24 – Macro recap from Niels
04:17 – Weekly review of performance
31:32 – Q1; Dennis: How can a retail trader with limited capital access the commodity markets?
41:47 - Q2; Dennis: How would you deal with big intraday volatility such as in 2020?
51:02 - Q3; Cat: Is volume analysis overrated?
56:16 - Q4; Gustavo: Why should we be worried about volatility if it is going our way?
01:05:52 - Q5; Emra: How often should you recalibrate your system? Why do you recommend not locking in profits early, after unusually sharp portfolio increases?
01:16:08 – Benchmark performance update
01:12:25 – Recommended listening or reading this week: Howard Marks’ latest memo
01:27:35 – Recommended listening or reading this week: MacroVoices Podcast featuring Juliette Declercq
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