Global Macro vs Trend vs Quantitative: What’s the Difference?

We couldn’t stop thinking about our discussion with Joe Kelly on The Derivative Podcast in which we delineated between Global Macro, Trend Following, and Systematic or Quantitative Macro (i.e., the newer moniker). The alternative investment landscape is confusing enough with all of the jargon, acronyms, and complex strategies that can leave your head spinning, and that gave us a thought: maybe a table comparing the different strategies would help make sense of it all.

So, with that in mind, we gave it the old college try. Check it out below:

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