Finance Roundtable

Finance Roundtable

The market forecasters and personal finance blogs complement the Economics Roundtable.

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Michael Covel

"Michael Covel is the Author of ‘Trend Following: How Great Traders Make Millions in Up or Down Markets’”

July 20, 2014, 9:13 pm, 1303744
Synopsis: Michael Covel speaks with Megan McArdle on today’s podcast. McArdle is a Bloomberg View columnist who writes on economics, business and public policy. She is the author of “The Up Side of Down: Why Failing Well Is the Key

July 20, 2014, 3:13 pm, 1303725
Consider some feedback: Michael, a couple of things: first, in your very interesting interview with Ben Hunt, you and he spend some time criticizing financial regulations and regulators. Particularly you dislike the idea of private trades needing monitoring and some

July 19, 2014, 1:13 am, 1303403
Some will always say, “Trend Following doesn’t work. It lost 5% for the month.” Well, let’s look at it a little more in depth. Consider this thought from Jason Gerlach of Sunrise Capital: Trend following is no more dead than

July 17, 2014, 5:13 pm, 1302621
Synopsis: Michael Covel speaks with Cullen Roche. Roche is the founder of Orcam Financial Group, a financial services company based out of San Diego. He also runs a very well-known blog called Pragmatic Capitalism ( His new book, Pragmatic Capitalism,

July 17, 2014, 7:13 am, 1302267
A recent email: Hey Mike, Hope you’re well. I’m sure you’ve come across this before, but in case you haven’t, I thought you might enjoy it. BBC documentary on novice traders. I think when you surround yourself (via social media)

July 16, 2014, 1:13 am, 1301550
Feedback in: Thanks for keeping up the good work, Mike. I especially enjoyed your recent podcast number 254, with William Poundstone on his excellent book “Fortune’s Formula”. I’m [also] looking forward to your future podcast addressing [the] problem of throwing

July 15, 2014, 7:13 am, 1301038
Trend Following Radio feedback: Hi Michael, I have been diving into the podcasts and they are really great. You offer different perspectives but I love how you are able to keep it so relevant to trend following and life. There

July 14, 2014, 1:13 am, 1300437
You want it all “cheap”? No. Wrong way to think. For example, if you enter a market at price level 50 and it goes to 100, does it really make a difference whether you got in at 52 or 60

July 14, 2014, 1:13 am, 1300435
Now, let’s get practical. Answer the following five questions, and you have a trend following trading system: 1. What market do you buy or sell at any time? 2. How much of a market do you buy or sell at

July 14, 2014, 1:13 am, 1300436
Synopsis: Today on the podcast, Michael Covel speaks with Mike Harris. Harris is President of Campbell & Company (3B+ AUM), the systematic trading firm started by Keith Campbel (Campbell was featured in Covel’s first book Trend Following). Covel and Harris