Market trends are the most potent driver of long-term investment performance

In my April report I suggested that effective trend following required discipline and a good deal of patience. In this report we discuss the strategy’s proper objective, which leads compellingly to the conclusion articulated in this article's title. We are after outsized, long-term windfalls Many individual traders obsess over short term gains or even day … Continue reading Market trends are the most potent driver of long-term investment performance

Trend following is the only valid answer to the problem of uncertainty

Spending time looking at economic data releases or focusing on corporate earnings is a colossal waste of timeDavid Zervos, MD, Jefferies Over the years I’d written many articles suggesting that price forecasting based on market fundamentals is a waste of time – if not something worse. In polite society, this is not a popular claim, … Continue reading Trend following is the only valid answer to the problem of uncertainty