Is Trend Following Dead?

As the shouts arise that trend following is offering no Crisis Alpha during the recent Equity turbulence….we once again get the age old cries that Trend Following is Dead. There is no black and white in this story….just different shades of grey. This video hopefully puts to rest those arguments and suggests that Trend Following

The Case for Systematic over Discretionary Trading Styles

“You need many trials to expose biases the same way Vegas needs many bets to exemplify the fact that their long-term edges are ultimately insurmountable”. Art Collins in In Beating the Financial Futures Market (Wiley, 2006) makes a powerful case for systems trading over discretionary trading. The following thought provoking extract was posted by Brenda Jubin in