Finance Roundtable

Finance 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’”

April 19, 2014, 3:13 am, 1257732
Article seen by Francois Sicart titled “Don’t Get Sidetracked by Momentum Chasing”: In an early philosophy course, to introduce the concept (and danger) of extrapolation, our professor used the example of an Englishman landing in France for the first time.

April 18, 2014, 11:13 am, 1257573
Some recent feedback on my latest Trend Following Radio monologue: Michael, I laughed my end off listening to your brutally true evaluation of the talking heads on the financial channels!!! Love the podcasts. And another: Hi Mike, I don’t know

April 17, 2014, 3:13 am, 1256799
Synopsis: Michael Covel talks with Bill Adams in his second visit to the podcast. Adams is a private trader and systems developer. He is based in Zurich and works with institutional clients. Adams and Covel discuss if Adams views himself

April 15, 2014, 7:13 am, 1255592
A recent email: …read your book “Trend Following” on the plane. Your style of writing is amazing simple, clear, and direct. I used to be a journalist in the Marines so I appreciate well written thoughts. I especially love the

April 13, 2014, 11:13 pm, 1254988
Synopsis: Michael Covel cuts up a Yahoo Finance segment called “Are Social Media Stocks In A Bear Market?” with Michael Santoli and Jeff Macke. Covel dissects the terminology and words used by the media, and the position of the talking

April 13, 2014, 9:13 am, 1254856
Good feedback is always welcomed: Hey Michael, was trying to write a comment following one of your podcast and couldn’t seem to get past the captcha. Just wanted to let you know that because of your show I can no

April 13, 2014, 9:13 am, 1254858
Feedback: When a portfolio enters a drawdown (below 90%) and you need to reduce risk (by 20%) do you modify existing unit positions to fit the new risk profile or just the new units going forward? Thanks You are going

April 13, 2014, 9:13 am, 1254857
Feedback in: Hi, my name is James [name] and I’m from Malaysia. I would like to inquire about the trend following training program especially on the premium flagship system + training. I am only interested in currencies and I have

April 10, 2014, 1:13 am, 1253384
Synopsis: Michael Covel speaks with Justin Fox. Fox is the executive editor at the Harvard Business Review Group. He writes a blog for ( and a monthly column for Time magazine. Fox is also the author of “The Myth

April 9, 2014, 1:13 am, 1252719
Feedback in: Hi Michael, I see a few weeks ago you were after a new laptop 13 inch Air. Just trying to work out do you use that laptop on your travels to trade personally? Or have you got staff