Ep. 156: Patrick Boyle Interview with Michael Covel on Trend Following Radio

Patrick Boyle
Patrick Boyle

Michael Covel talks with Patrick Boyle of Palomar Fund Management. Covel and Boyle talk about directional trading; timeframes in trading and short-term trading; Boyle’s background and how he came to be a founding partner of Palomar; Boyle’s time working with Victor Niederhoffer; Niederhoffer and his teaching lineage; David Harding and Bill Dunn; Boyle’s political stances, the Fed, and the SEC; risk and running a directional fund; performance correlation to the S&P and the trend following CTA’s; the big picture takeaways that Boyle learned under Niederhoffer; correlations to people who have come out of Niederhoffer’s shop; Monroe Trout; testing ideas; how quantitative analysis is different from technical analysis; the book publishing industry, and why all the secrets might not be in a $20 book; where Palomar Fund Management is at today; foundational advice to the budding fund manager; and libertarianism.

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