Michael Covel breaks open the newest edition of Trend Following and discusses details of the 5th edition. It becomes a challenge to continually “up the ante”. The book is double the size and broken down into three sections: Principles, interviews, and research. Michael discusses: Dunn vs. S&P, mechanical trading, fundamentals, Warren Buffett and his drawdowns, 200 day moving averages, Nate Silver and Harry Denton on prediction, large fund trading vs. small fund trading, John W. Henry, chasing tops and bottoms of the market, Paul Tudor Jones, price action, process and outcome, CNBC and Joe Kernen, and much more.
In this episode of Trend Following Radio:
Is trend following dead?
Catching the bottom of the market
Prediction as a business
Process vs. Outcome
“Not losing money is a great trading strategy.” – Michael Covel
The new edition of Trend Following has gone from 100,000 words to 230,000. It is out now and it is the definitive effort on trend following. Other books have been written and they have given some good insights. However, this new edition is it. Today, Michael reads passages from the Preface and Chapter 1 of the 5th edition of Trend Following. This sneak peak gives listeners a flavor of how Michael is pushing the envelope in today’s world and further enhancing an understanding of trend following.