Mark Rzepczynski joins us on the show this week to discuss the importance of being aware of known and unknown risks, how economic data can contribute to a profitable system, the different types of liquidity, how futures markets are some of the most liquid markets in the world, the need for a rules-based approach to the markets, how fundamental trends usually cause price trends, why making market predictions based on Federal Reserve announcements can be a bad idea, how the constant debasement of purchasing power since the Bretton Woods agreement has made passive investing difficult over the years, some famous quotes that can be applied to investing, and how to integrate ESG investing with Trend Following.
In this episode, we discuss:
Some famous quotes which apply to investing, such as Donald Rumsfeld's quote about the types of risks to be aware of
How macro data can contribute to a profitable trading system
The true definitions of liquidity
Futures markets as the most liquid in the world
Why a rules-based approach to the markets is so important
The 50th anniversary of the Bretton Woods agreement
Trend Following with markets that are ESG-friendly
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00:00 – Intro
02:24 – A massive thank you to listeners of the show for leaving your 5-star reviews on iTunes
02:57 – Macro recap from Niels
04:37 – Weekly review of performance
09:16 – 'The black hole of Jackson Hole' and the 50th Anniversary of the Bretton Woods agreement
18:11 – The different types of liquidity
29:50 – How to measure a market’s true liquidity
01:01:37 – Integrating ESG into Trend Following
01:05:02 – Benchmark performance update