58 min

106 The Systematic Investor Series – September 19th, 2020 Top Traders Unplugged

    • Investing

Today, we discuss the Federal Reserve’s current inflation targets, whether it is ok for systematic managers to turn off their systems during periods of high volatility & uncertainty, the looming questions around Ray Dalio & Bridgewater’s underwhelming performance in 2020, volatility control vs risk control, and why liquidity should be an important deciding factor for investors when choosing a money manager.  Questions we answer this week include: How do you size your positions once maximum portfolio risk is reached?  Do have you have any tips on how to perform volatility-control?

If you would like to leave us a voicemail to play on the show, you can do so here.

Check out our Global Macro series here.

Learn more about the Trend Barometer here.

IT's TRUE - most CIO's read 50+ books each year - get your copy of the Ultimate Guide to the Best Investment Books ever written here.

And you can get a free copy of my latest book "The Many Flavors of Trend Following" here.

Send your questions to info@toptradersunplugged.com

Follow Niels & Moritz on Twitter:

@TopTradersLive & @MoritzSeibert

And please share this episode with a like-minded friend and leave an honest rating & review on iTunes so more people can discover the podcast.





Episode Summary

0:00 - Intro

2:30 - Macro recap from Niels

04:36 - Weekly review of returns

31:24 - Q1; Daniel: How do you size new positions once your intended maximum portfolio risk is reached?

39:17 - Q2; Dave: Do you have any pointers on how effectively perform volatility targeting?

55:30 - Performance recap

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Today, we discuss the Federal Reserve’s current inflation targets, whether it is ok for systematic managers to turn off their systems during periods of high volatility & uncertainty, the looming questions around Ray Dalio & Bridgewater’s underwhelming performance in 2020, volatility control vs risk control, and why liquidity should be an important deciding factor for investors when choosing a money manager.  Questions we answer this week include: How do you size your positions once maximum portfolio risk is reached?  Do have you have any tips on how to perform volatility-control?

If you would like to leave us a voicemail to play on the show, you can do so here.

Check out our Global Macro series here.

Learn more about the Trend Barometer here.

IT's TRUE - most CIO's read 50+ books each year - get your copy of the Ultimate Guide to the Best Investment Books ever written here.

And you can get a free copy of my latest book "The Many Flavors of Trend Following" here.

Send your questions to info@toptradersunplugged.com

Follow Niels & Moritz on Twitter:

@TopTradersLive & @MoritzSeibert

And please share this episode with a like-minded friend and leave an honest rating & review on iTunes so more people can discover the podcast.





Episode Summary

0:00 - Intro

2:30 - Macro recap from Niels

04:36 - Weekly review of returns

31:24 - Q1; Daniel: How do you size new positions once your intended maximum portfolio risk is reached?

39:17 - Q2; Dave: Do you have any pointers on how effectively perform volatility targeting?

55:30 - Performance recap

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58 min

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