Alan Dunne joins us for the weekly conversation on Trend Following, where we reflect on the current macro environment and how it impact markets. We discuss how the apparent positivity in the markets might get derailed by the lack of cooperation from policy makers and how a lurking uncertainty is threatening the calmness of the markets, the performance of the CTA industry, which markets are the best to trade and how the speed of your trend system affects the outcome, how CTAs capitalize on people’s behavioural biases and what the conversations in the new TTU mini series have taught us so far. We also discuss the advantages of being a multi manager and whether managers should give the investors multiple choices or do the choosing themselves and much more.
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02:16 - The current macro picture
15:56 - Trend following update
18:04 - Current markets and asset allocation
28:07 - Papers on the CTA industry
38:15 - Fast vs. slow trend systems
42:32 - Reflecting on the TTU CTA mini series
49:12 - The multi-manager perspective
56:42 - Feedback on the TTU CTA Mini series
59:07 - Thanks for listening
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