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017: Jerry Parker from the original Turtles trading group shares 30+ years of trading experience in

017: Jerry Parker from the original Turtles trading group shares 30+ years of trading experience in

Jerry Parker, Turtle Trader and CTA, talks about trend following, how to approach wins and losses, dealing with drawdowns, managing correlations in asset classes and how changing market dynamics have impacted trend following and the solution. He also gives us some tips on systematic trading including how he trades without relying on optimal values of the past.
Topics discussed

What types of characteristics Dennis and Eckardt were looking for in the Turtle traders program
How the Turtles were taught to approach losses
Common traits amongst the most successful Turtles
The hardest part of trading as a Turtle
How Jerry overcame the fear of taking trades
The biggest lesson being a Turtle
What Jerry did with the Turtles approach after the program ended
The impact managing other peoples money can have on trading
The key factors that make trend following work
Managing correlations between asset classes
Long-term vs short-term trend following
Dealing with drawdowns
How changes market dynamics

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