Michael Covel

Profit in Up, Down & Surprise Markets

Trend Following strategy-the game changer.

Repeatable rules you can use immediately to make outsized returns in bull, bear, and black swan markets. Clients in 70+ countries, from newbie to pro.

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Flagship System

Michael goes behind the curtain to reveal a state of mind the system doesn’t want you in. Characterized as “essential” and “required reading,” he teaches beginners to seasoned pros how to make above average profits with straightforward and consistent trend following trading systems.

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Bestselling Books

Read the bestselling classic TREND FOLLOWING rebooted. This new 600+ page beast maps out the controversial benefits and needed research. 100,000+ readers and translations globally.

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6 million+ listens across 550+ episodes: investments, economics, decision-making, behavior & entrepreneurship. Guests: Nobel Prize winners Robert Aumann, Angus Deaton, Daniel Kahneman, Harry Markowitz & Vernon Smith. And: James Altucher, Jean-Philippe Bouchaud, Marc Faber, Tim Ferriss, Jason Fried, Gerd Gigerenzer, Larry Hite, Sally Hogshead, Ryan Holiday, Jack Horner, Ewan Kirk, Steven Kotler, Michael Mauboussin, Barry Ritholtz, Jim Rogers, Jack Schwager, Ed Seykota, Philip Tetlock & Walter Williams.


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.

Trading Food for Thought: September 21st Edition

Posted on: Sep 21, 2017

Food for thought: Long-Term Investing Research and systematic investing can overcome motivated cognition Volatility-based measures giving false sense of security, warns fund manager Mass Psychology Supports the Pricey Stock Market US solar plant costs fall another 30 per cent in just one year Can you live in a shepherd’s hut? Investing Hot Shots Can’t Time, […]

Ep. 590: No Foot Inspiration with Michael Covel on Trend Following Radio

Posted on: Sep 17, 2017

Subscribe to Trend Following Radio on iTunes Recently after running sprints, Michael decided to walk home a different way. He ended up walking next to a woman with an artificial foot. She was about 4’9″, 75lbs, missing a foot but looked as if she was still kicking ass. From Michael’s perspective, she had no excuses. […]

Trading Food for Thought: September 16th Edition

Posted on: Sep 16, 2017

Food for thought: Mindfulness Meditation Reduces Implicit Age and Race Bias Can New York Reinvent Itself Again? Private Equity Bubble? What Private Equity Bubble? Your Tolerance for Investment Risk Is Probably Not What You Think Seriously, Equifax? This Is a Breach No One Should Get Away With The Special Trick To Find the Right Financial […]

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