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“Your style of interviewing is pure magic & waiting for your next podcast new or old is a wonderful learning adventure…”

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Good morning Michael,

I first found you from Dan Ferris. I trade options. I look forward to hearing your podcasts every week! Trading is so much more than hitting the Buy & Sell button. Your style of interviewing is pure magic & waiting for your next podcast new or old is a wonderful learning adventure.

Robert Rosenberg (CEO Dunkin’ Donuts 35 Years) This is just an example of your greatness in how “YOUR” back & forth is magic. What a learning day this interview was!

Thanks for adding your style to my learning week after week!

Thanks for your time in this matter,

Jeffrey

Thanks!

Ep. 918: Uri Adoni Interview with Michael Covel on Trend Following Radio

Uri Adoni
Uri Adoni

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Veteran venture capitalist Uri Adoni shares the secrets to Israel’s incredible track record of success that will help make any startup unstoppable.

More than half of all startups fail—often during the crucial early stages of development when they need to prove their viability on a limited budget. But when it comes to startup success, one country stands out: Israel. Even though it is a relatively small country with a population of just over 9 million inhabitants, Israel has one of the highest concentrations of startups in the world, has the highest venture capital per capita, is one of the top countries in terms of number of companies listed on NASDAQ, and is well recognized as a global leader in research and development.

Uri Adoni goes behind the scenes to explain the principles and practices that can make any startup, anywhere in the world, become an unstoppable one:

  • Build an unstoppable team;
  • Foresee the future and innovate to meet its demands;
  • Manage your funding and partnerships through all phases of growth;
  • Dominate the market category you are after or create a new one;
  • Build and manage an early stage investment vehicle; and
  • Build and grow a healthy high-tech ecosystem.

Adoni implemented these practices throughout his more than 12 years as a venture capitalist for one of Israel’s most successful venture funds, and he continues to utilize these same proven startup strategies today in metropolitan areas in the US.

Bio: Uri Adoni has over 20 years experience in high-tech and over 12 years of being a partner at Jerusalem Venture Partners Media Labs (www.jvpvc.com). JVP has listed twelve companies on NASDAQ and sold numerous others to leading tech companies such as Cisco, Microsoft, EMC, PayPal, Sony, Broadcom, AUO, Alcatel, and many more. Adoni served on the board of several JVP companies, early and late stage ones, and is also on the board of SifTech, one of Israel’s leading accelerators.

In this episode of Trend Following Radio:

  • The Startup
  • Venture Capital
  • State of Israel
  • Leading Tech Companies
  • Genuine Passion

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“I am determined to apply the Trend Following rules to develop a skill in managing my finances…”

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Thank you Michael for this video. It was a good reminder of the importance of following rules when investing. Your book was also helpful. Do you swim? When I was younger (in my 50’s) I learned about Total Immersion swimming. I wanted to compete in women’s sprint triathlons. Total Immersion techniques helped me to swim effortlessly and save those heartbeats for the 5K run. Now I am in my early 70’s and I am determined to apply the Trend Following rules to develop a skill in managing my finances.

Once again, thank you for this timely and encouraging reminder.

Junice Walker

Thanks! I do yoga, run sprints, Pilates, kettle bell swings, stairs and swim (some).

Ep. 917: Kevin Vallier Interview with Michael Covel on Trend Following Radio

Kevin Vallier
Kevin Vallier

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A perfect episode for right now

Americans today don’t trust each other and their institutions as much as they once did. The collapse of social and political trust has arguably fueled our increasingly ferocious ideological conflicts and hardened partisanship. But is today’s decline in trust inevitable or avoidable? Are we caught in a downward spiral that must end in institutional decay or even civil war, or can we restore trust through our shared social institutions?

Kevin Vallier offers a powerful counter-narrative to the prevailing sense of hopelessness that dogs the American political landscape. In an unapologetic defense of liberalism that synthesizes political philosophy and empirical trust research, Vallier restores faith in our power to reduce polarization and rebuild social and political trust. The solution is to strengthen liberal democratic political and economic institutions–high-quality governance, procedural fairness, markets, social welfare programs, freedom of association, and democracy. These institutions not only create trust, they do so justly, by recognizing and respecting our basic human rights.

Liberal institutions have safeguarded trust through the most tumultuous periods of our history. If we heed the arguments and data in Vallier’s words, trust could return.

Bio: Kevin Vallier is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Bowling Green State University, where he directs the program in Philosophy, Politics, Economics, and Law. His books include Liberal Politics and Public Faith: Beyond Separation and Must Politics Be War? Restoring Our Trust in the Open Society.

In this episode of Trend Following Radio:

  • Vietnam War
  • Trust in the Police
  • United States Presidents
  • Presidential Corruption
  • US Election 2020
  • The Left
  • Problems of American Politics
  • Freedom of Speech

Mentions & Resources:

“I would like to thank you for helping so many traders around the world to help them see the markets as they are and not as we think they are…”

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Hi Michael:

Thanks for sharing the replay link of your webinar. Indeed it was very useful. I have been trading now for 15 years & have made quite a few mistakes & have never been able to convince myself to follow the trend for trading. However, I must admit after listening to your webinar & podcast & reading your book I have been able to make changes in my mindset. I would like to thank you for helping so many traders around the world to help them see the markets as they are & not as we think they are. Also, you do have a very impressive voice that conveys your message in a profound way.

Regards
Ravi K

Thanks for the nice words!

“Didn’t try to figure it out too much. Not trying to figure out tomorrow either…”

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I heard you on a great podcast… Systematic trading I think.

Anyway, I’ve listened to many of your podcasts. I think you and Larry Hite have the right idea and others. It’s taking me a while but I finally think I’ve let go of the idea that I know where something’s going to go…

For example today it was a good day for me. Market down a lot of shorts sweet. Didn’t try to figure it out too much. Not trying to figure out tomorrow either. Hope you keep up the good shows. Would like to hear Larry Hite again. I’ve never had a chance to talk to Larry but hearing the interview was about as close as I’ll probably get. I never understood really the importance of stops… And a system.

Thanks

Yes. He is great. Heard my other trend following interviews with the old pros?

Listen.

“It’s allowed me to think clearly and achieve peace of mind during these wild times…”

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Boy, the world is just nuts, isn’t it? My goodness.

I’m so thankful for your book which I read in [date] at 23 yrs old. It set the foundation on how to think and poke holes in things. Your book was the spark that led me to the Trading Tribe, working on myself and improving my game. I’ve made great friends and have broken through my own personal barriers.

It led me to Jerry Parker, who has become a great friend… We collaborate, debate and argue over a wide variety of things — most recently, the decision to pull Snell in Game 6.

I’m thankful for this foundation. It’s allowed me to think clearly and achieve peace of mind during these wild times. It’s allowed me to share how I arrived at my view(s) (explaining the process) with my friends. It’s allowed me to not contribute to the noise, but to tune in to a signal then dissect it and move to the next one.

My friends and family say I’m exhausting because I just don’t let them slip out of their opinions and rationale without explaining it. “How do you know what you know” is a question I often ask. “Don’t blame me for being this way. It’s all Covel’s, Seykota’s and Parker’s fault!”

Thanks Mike.

FYI, I’m not sure why we weren’t connected on FB. We were for a long time, but I don’t know…something happened. Anyways…

Talk soon.

Great story! Awesome!