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88 The Systematic Investor Series ft Robert Carver – May 17th, 2020

Robert Carver joins us to discuss the huge outperformance year-to-date of systematic funds vs discretionary funds, negative prices & their effects on market participants, systematising volatility strategies, whether there is a Holy Grail for eliminating risk completely, Newfound Research’s article on Options Straddles & Trend Following, and where we currently see the strongest trends in our portfolios.

Article mentioned: Straddles & Trend Following by Newfound Research

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Episode Summary

0:00 – Intro
1:32 – Macro recap from Niels
4:15 – Weekly review of returns
1:07:37 – Question 1; Brian: Where do you see the strongest trends in your portfolio?
1:08:34 – Performance recap

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