Michael Covel

Profit in Up, Down & Surprise Markets

Trend Following strategy-the game changer.

Repeatable rules you can use to make outsized money in bull, bear, and black swan markets. No passive indexing, buy and hope, fundamentals or predictions.

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Trading Systems

Michael goes behind the curtain to reveal a state of mind the Wall Street system doesn’t want you in. Characterized as “essential” and “required reading,” he teaches beginners to seasoned pros how to generate out-sized profits with straightforward and repeatable trend following rules.

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Bestselling Books

Read the 2017 reboot of the bestselling classic TREND FOLLOWING. This new 600+ page hardcover outlines the benefits, interviews, and research. Learn from great traders—their successes and failures.

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"The way I see it, you have two choices–you can do what I did and work for 30-plus years, cobbling together scraps of information, seeking to create a money-making strategy, or you can spend a few days reading Covel's Trend Following and skip that three-decade learning curve."
Larry Hite; legendary trader profiled in the “Market Wizards”

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Podcast

5M+ Listens, 500+ Episodes: investments, economics, decision-making, behavior & entrepreneurship. Guests: Nobel Prize winners Robert Aumann, Angus Deaton, Daniel Kahneman, Harry Markowitz & Vernon Smith. And: James Altucher, Dan Ariely, Jean-Philippe Bouchaud, Kathleen Eisenhardt, Marc Faber, Tim Ferriss, Jason Fried, Gerd Gigerenzer, Larry Hite, Sally Hogshead, Ryan Holiday, Jack Horner, Ewan Kirk, Steven Kotler, Michael Mauboussin, Tucker Max, Barry Ritholtz, Jim Rogers, Jack Schwager, Ed Seykota, Philip Tetlock & Walter Williams.

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Regular updates, the needed trend following insights to help you produce out-sized returns, and the ongoing psychological rules to keep you out of cognitive dissonance.

Ep. 549: Scott Hartley with Michael Covel on Trend Following Radio

Posted on: Apr 27, 2017

Subscribe to Trend Following Radio on iTunes Scott Hartley is a venture capitalist and startup advisor. He has served as a Presidential Innovation Fellow at the White House, a partner at Mohr Davidow Ventures, and a venture partner at Metamorphic Ventures. Prior to venture capital, Hartley worked at Google, Facebook, and Harvard’s Berkman Center for […]

“My book shelves are creaking…”

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Feedback in: Dear Michael: After many years in banking and by way of industry compliance regulation limited in what I can actually do with my money (I had already become very disillusioned with buy and hold “investing” only) I decided to investigate what was possible without loosing my day job. It seemed spot FX was […]

Trading Food for Thought: April 27th Edition

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Food for thought: Fat-tails everywhere even if volatility is low Survivorship Bias The Other Side The Dividend Growth Myth Statement of Principles The Hedge Fund Manager Who’s Shorting America’s Malls How Markets Respond to Tax Reform Contra Einhorn Andrew W. Lo Talks How to Evolve With ‘Adaptive Markets’ Wall Street’s New Problem: When Fund Titans […]

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