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Michael Covel

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


October 20, 2014, 1:13 am, 1353786
Synopsis: Today on the podcast, Michael Covel speaks with Anthony Todd. Todd is the CEO of Aspect Capital, one of the most successful managed futures trend following firms. Todd co-founded Aspect in September 1997. Before that, he was with AHL.


October 19, 2014, 7:13 am, 1353612
Don’t confuse luck with a profitable system. Dumb luck is just dumb luck: Reader: I open[ed] an account with 10 USD and with trend following I make 20 USD in 6 days. Covel: That is gambling. Not trend following. Reader:


October 19, 2014, 7:13 am, 1353611
Some words of wisdom from James Altucher: Don’t plagiarize the lives of your parents, your peers, your teachers, your colleagues, your bosses. Create your own life. Nice.


October 18, 2014, 7:13 am, 1353349
Great article that hits the “sheeple” point home titled, “Why Is Independence So Frightening To Some People?”: In past articles I have examined the nature of power and division in our society and have always come to the same conclusion,


October 17, 2014, 7:13 am, 1352785
Feedback in: Dear Michael, I am a fan of you in mainland China. I love the podcasts you bring to us full of wisdom. I started to listen to you since the beginning of this year and never miss one


October 17, 2014, 1:13 am, 1352661
Synopsis: Today on the podcast, Michael Covel speaks with Jason Fried. Fried is the founder and CEO of Basecamp (formerly 37Signals). Fried is also the co-author of the book Rework, which is about new ways to conceptualize working and creating.


October 16, 2014, 7:13 am, 1352044
Great article from Brian Costa of the WSJ: Take a peek inside the frazzled mind of a major-league hitter these days. It isn’t a pretty sight. Pitchers are throwing harder than ever. Batters are striking out more often than ever.


October 15, 2014, 7:13 am, 1351379
Feedback in: Hey Michael, Big fan of the podcast. This may be a weird question but have you considered doing your podcast in video format? Sort of like what Joe Rogan does. I think it would be pretty cool to


October 14, 2014, 1:13 am, 1350538
Phil Jackson’s 11 Principle’s of Mindful Leadership are worth reviewing, but #10 is the trend following creed: 10. When in Doubt, Do Nothing. “Basketball is an action sport, and most people involved in it are high-energy individuals who love to


October 13, 2014, 1:13 am, 1349921
Article from Miles Johnson titled, “Trend-following’ algo funds back in fashion”: They are the fashion victims of the hedge funds world: funds that make money by copying exactly what everyone else has been doing. But more recently “trend following” trading