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Our mission is to expand the toolkit of the quant-trading community and introduce investors to the many advantages of systematic trading. Our goal is to educate and inspire as we embark on a captivating journey into the vast knowledge & experience of leading portfolio managers and other experts in the field!

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February 14, 2024 016 - Joris Bastien of Quantaraxia - Multi Model ETF Trend Strategies

Deep Dive into Multi Model, ETF Trend Following Strategies with Joris Bastien   In this episode, we sat down with the distinguished Joris Bastien, a maestro in the realm of quantitative trading. Joris' journey into the financial world was anything but conventional. With a background rooted in mathematics, he ventured into the finance sector, initially […]

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January 24, 2024 015 - Jerry Parker of Chesapeake Capital - The Trend Commandments

An Unwavering Commitment to the Core Principles of Classic Trend Following   In this instalment of the Algorithmic Advantage podcast, we engaged in a fascinating dialogue with our friend and seasoned trader, Mr. Jerry Parker. The conversation focused on Jerry's extensive experience in the trading domain and his insights on the practice of trend following. […]

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January 16, 2024 014 - Dr Thomas Starke - Combining Alphas in a Diversified Quant Portfolio

Exploring the World of Quant Trading with Dr. Tom Starke of AAA Quants   Introducing a Pioneer in Quantitative Trading In this episode of The Algorithmic Advantage, we were thrilled to welcome Dr. Tom Starke. With a background spanning from physics (with a PHD in the field) and engineering to leading roles in finance, Tom's […]

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January 1, 2024 013 - Sanjeev Lakhanpal & Dr Paul Netherwood of Horizon3 Investment Management (Part II)

In this insightful second episode with Horizon3, Sanj and Paul delve into the complexities of systematic trading and the evolving landscape of the financial markets. The discussion kicks off with a critical look at traditional trading dogmas, emphasizing the importance of diversification and the challenges faced in adapting strategies to the dynamic post-Global Financial Crisis […]

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December 24, 2023 012 - Sanjeev Lakhanpal & Dr Paul Netherwood of Horizon3 Investment Management (Part I)

In this first part of a two-part series, we delved into the world of systematic trading with Sanjeev Lakhanpal and Dr. Paul Netherwood from Horizon3 Investment Management. The conversation provided a deep exploration into the complex and innovative strategies used in quantitative trading. Sanjeev shared his journey from a background in physics and finance to […]

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December 18, 2023 011 - Into the Quant Lab - Fooled by Randomness

In this thought-provoking episode, we address the complexities of extracting a trading edge from market data, challenging the efficacy of purely visual methods such as traditional Technical Analysis. We delve into the limitations of relying on chart patterns and indicators that many traders use to make decisions, demonstrating that these methods can be deceptive. The […]

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December 5, 2023 010 - Alan Clement - Fortified & Diversified Quantitative Equities Strategies

Navigating the Dynamic World of Equity Trading with Alan Clement: A Journey Through Systematic Strategies In Episode 10 of "The Algorithmic Advantage," we brought in special guest, Alan Clement, a seasoned trader and strategy developer with a rich background in software development and finance. Alan led an engaging and insightful discussion on the dynamic landscape […]

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November 30, 2023 009 - The Sydney Special - The New Turtle Traders & The Genius of Classic Trend Following

The financial Markets are in a perpetual state of flux, constantly evolving with changes in technology, shifts in regulatory landscapes, and the dynamic entry and exit of market players, all while business cycles ebb and flow. In the face of such uncertainty, how do we navigate these turbulent waters? How can we effectively process the […]

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October 26, 2023 008 - Linus Nilsson - The Nilsson Hedge CTA Database

Today we stepped away from talking specifically about trading strategies and chatted with Linus Nilsson about the database of about 4000+ hedge funds / CTA's that he maintains and makes available to the public. We thought this would be an important discussion because we all want to benchmark ourselves against other expert managers. It's an […]

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October 14, 2023 007 - David Bush of Alphatative - Mean Reversion to the Beat of the Drum

On Episode 7 after a number of discussions with trend followers we peek over the fence at how the other half live and talk to David Bush about Mean Reversion. David trades mega-cap US equities with a very strong focus on risk management. He includes a specific strategy in his portfolio that kicks in to […]

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October 10, 2023 006 - Art Holly - Who Needs to Back-Test?

Learn from the best & make it even better! Another fascinating show with Art Holly who has decades of quant trading wisdom on offer. Art has a rich experience as a Portfolio Manager but also as an Allocator and brings over 30 years of incredible experience to the table. His strategies are best in class, […]

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October 3, 2023 005 - Marc Malek of Conquest Capital Partners

A fascinating discussion with Marc Malek of Conquest Capital Partners that covers: short term trend following; diversified strategies; regime based dynamic strategy allocation; building behavioral & logic driven models; being an early adopter of new ideas; the mathematics of positioning tanks on a battlefield; breaking the HKD peg; replication & much, much more. "If you […]

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September 21, 2023 004 - The Two Quants of Takahe - Moritz Seibert & Moritz Heiden (Part 2)

In the compelling second part of their discussion on "The Algorithmic Advantage," Moritz Seibert and Moritz Heiden from Takahe Capital returned to delve deeper into the intricate world of systematic trading and risk management. This episode, rich with technical insights and strategic depth, offered a fascinating exploration of Takahe Capital's unique approach to trading. The […]

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September 18, 2023 003 - The Two Quants of Takahe - Moritz Seibert & Moritz Heiden (Part 1)

In this first instalment of a two-part series on "The Algorithmic Advantage," we embarked on an insightful journey into the realm of systematic trading with their guests and friends, Moritz Seibert and Moritz Heiden from Takahe Capital. This episode, rich in content and depth, served as a prelude to an in-depth exploration of the nuanced […]

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August 22, 2023 002 - Validate for Yourself! The Science of Trend Following - Richard Brennan

In the second episode of "The Algorithmic Advantage" podcast, the conversation with Rich, a seasoned trend following trader, delves deep into the intricate world of quantitative trading. The episode unfurls as a journey through Rich's fascinating transition from traditional finance to the realm of systematic trend following, driven by his passion for intertwining scientific principles […]

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August 22, 2023 001 - Diversified Quant Trading with Mean Reversion AND Trend Following - Simon Mansell

In this first episode of 'The Algorithmic Advantage' podcast, hosts Simon and Richard embark on an enlightening exploration of the Quant trading world. Simon, with a background rich in economics and finance, shares his intriguing journey from academia to the trading floors of London, and eventually to the pivotal Sydney Futures Exchange. This transition period, […]

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August 17, 2023 Quick Introduction to the Show

What's to come in The Algorithmic Advantage? Who will be hosting? What will make it different? Here's the brief introduction.

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