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’”


December 20, 2014, 5:13 am, 1392509
Feedback in: Mr. Covel, thank you so much for producing your podcast. It has been a great influence for me ever since reading your Trend Following book. I was wondering if your offer for a resource DVD (if I recall


December 19, 2014, 5:13 am, 1391949
Feedback in: I hope you are doing well on your journey. It has been a long time since we touched base. I have been incredibly busy to say the least, but at least I would say busy in a good


December 18, 2014, 11:14 pm, 1391842
Synopsis: Today on the podcast, Michael Covel speaks with Zbigniew Hermaszewski & Natasha Reeve-Gray, two of the four founding partners of Altis Partners–a very successful systematic and primarily trend following money management firm. Covel, Hermaszewski, and Reeve-Gray discuss Covel’s recent


December 18, 2014, 5:13 am, 1391272
Podcast Feedback: Hey Michael, if you had a 23 yr old wanting to become a CTA, graduating with a degree in Finance from U. South Florida in May, is there a certain firm you would push him towards? Two summers


December 17, 2014, 1:13 am, 1390396
Feedback in: Hi Michael, I really enjoy your podcast and the alternative ideas you put out. Please keep up the good work! I was wondering if you could help me with a question please. If one had around USD100,000 to


December 16, 2014, 3:13 am, 1389712
Interesting reads: How Large the n? Statistical Inference, Fat Tails, and Model Uncertainty Quant Fund Two Sigma Up 47% As Machines Beat Hedge Funds Confused By Oil With All Due Respect Mr. Bogle Swedroe: Ignore Forecasters At All Costs Lower


December 15, 2014, 7:13 am, 1389114
OPEC chief Abdallah Salem el-Badri pumps the propaganda: “The fundamentals should not lead to this dramatic reduction (in price). I believe that speculation has entered strongly in deciding these prices.” Name a time when speculation did not play a role


December 14, 2014, 11:13 pm, 1388978
Synopsis: Michael Covel speaks with Jim Rogers on today’s podcast. Rogers is an American businessman, investor and author currently based in Singapore. He is the Chairman of Rogers Holdings and Beeland Interests, Inc. He was the co-founder of the Quantum


December 14, 2014, 7:13 am, 1388792
Excerpted from here (PDF): Historically, performance and lack of correlation to credit and equity markets have made CTAs popular. There are several types of CTA strategies, including trend-following, mean reversion and pattern recognition. The vast majority of managed futures assets


December 12, 2014, 3:13 am, 1387922
Synopsis: Michael Covel presents a monologue and interviews Travis Jamison on today’s podcast. To start Covel reflects on the first 300 episodes of his podcast. He talks the start of the podcast, key guests and the overall uniqueness of the