October 22, 2020
Is trend following too big? Can managed futures do it without the bond tailwind they’ve had for 30 years? Does globalization take away diversification? We’re debunking these trend following myths/truths (?) in today’s podcast – and today’s guest is ideal to take us through the ins-and-outs of these trend following theories. We’re joined by Kathryn Kaminski, PHD, CAIA, and Chief Research Strategist & Portfolio Manager at AlphaSimplex who has written the literal book and research papers on these theories and more. We’re also talking with Kathryn about AlphaSimplex, COVID puppies, the Nashville predators, diversifying across trends, Dr. Andrew Lo, research papers & books, pure risk premium, crisis alpha, trend following “doesn’t work” theories, alternative data, being an MIT professor, homemade Swedish meatballs, risk/volatility targeting, and being an alternatives person in a stock town.
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