In this week’s episode, we discuss the notion of correlation between volatility and risk, why it can be a bad idea to equate a manager’s performance with their skill-level, when a losing trade should still be considered a good trade, how much opportunity is in Low-Volatility Targeting strategies, and we also give our end-of-year reviews. Questions answered this week include: Is Trend Following another form of price prediction? Do you follow the weekly Commitments of Traders report? Can you can you make money in the markets without the need for predictions?
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0:00 – Intro
0:55 – Macro recap from Niels
3:10 – Weekly review of returns
18:41 – Top tweets
43:29 – Question 1: Woody; Is Trend Following another form of predicting price moves?
1:00:18 – Question 2 William; Do you follow the weekly COT (Commitments of Traders) report?
1:05:02 – Performance recap
1:08:52 – End of year recap
1:19:32 – Top tweets (cont.)
1:20:59 – Thank you to our listeners in 2019