Utilizing Trend Following

The views expressed in this program are solely those of the host and speakers in their individual capacity and they do not necessarily reflect the views of the program’s sponsors or the entities with which any of the participants are affiliated. The contents of this program are for informational and educational purposes only. They do not constitute and should not be considered legal, tax, investment advice or a solicitation of the sale or purchase of any futures, options or swaps contracts.

Guests: Jake Barton, the Senior Portfolio Manager at Promus Capital, Trent Webster, Senior Investment Officer of Strategic Investments at Florida State Board of Administration, and Steve Wilson, Senior Portfolio Manager at Teacher Retirement System of Texas. 

 

Part 1

Topics discussed:

  • The core beliefs and principles that drive each of the guest's decisions
  • Why our guests are firmly committed to trend following even after a few years of lower returns 
  • How the funding level of the pension fund can change investment decisions 

Part 2

Topics discussed: 

  • How the guests review their managers and analyze their results
  • When to use investment theory versus data, and how you know when you have chosen correctly
  • What is new and upcoming in the hedge fund space


The views expressed in this program are solely those of the host and speakers in their individual capacity and they do not necessarily reflect the views of the program’s sponsors or the entities with which any of the participants are affiliated. The contents of this program are for informational and educational purposes only. They do not constitute and should not be considered legal, tax, investment advice or a solicitation of the sale or purchase of any futures, options or swaps contracts.

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