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SI218: Trend Following to the Rescue ft. Richard Brennan
12th November 2022 • Top Traders Unplugged • Niels Kaastrup-Larsen
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Richard Brennan joins us for a very important conversation on Trend Following, where we reflect on the FTX crypto collapse and CPI melt-up. We discuss how the outlook of inflation is changing and how it impacts trends, how the concept of "pants size" relates to different lookback periods as well as stops and the importance of position sizing, the difference between different position sizing schemes and how to best utilize them. We also discuss the trading opportunities that the uncertainty of the current environment brings and how trend following is part of it, what drive trends and why trend following is an essential tool in diversifying your portfolio, how uncertainty in the markets causes a shift in trader behaviour and much more.

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Episode TimeStamps:

00:00 - Intro

02:26 - What happened this week?

11:32 - Industry performance update

15:41 - Q1, Daniel: Tight or loose pants for different lookback periods

22:52 - Q2, Henrik: Trade-offs between different position sizing schemes

34:51 - Trading opportunities that uncertainty brings

48:02 - Why is trend following so great in times of uncertainty?

01:17:49 - Thanks for listening

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