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Bestselling author Michael Covel is the host of Trend Following Radio with 10+ million listens. Investments, economics, psychology, politics, decision-making, human behavior, entrepreneurship and trading -- all passionately explored and debated. Guests include Nobel Prize winners: Robert Aumann, Angus Deaton, Daniel Kahneman, Oliver Hart, Harry Markowitz & Vernon Smith. More guests: Jack Canfield, Howard Marks, James Altucher, Dan Ariely, Jean-Philippe Bouchaud, Kathleen Eisenhardt, Marc Faber, Tim Ferriss, Jason Fried, Gerd Gigerenzer, Larry Hite, Sally Hogshead, Ryan Holiday, Jack Horner, Ewan Kirk, Steven Kotler, Michael Mauboussin, Tucker Max, Barry Ritholtz, Jim Rogers, Jack Schwager, Ed Seykota, Philip Tetlock & Walter Williams.

Nov 29, 2013

My guest today is Mikael Stenbom, the CEO and founder of RPM, which is an advisory consulting firm in Sweden. They advise, consult, or manage over 3.5B AUM. Stenbom has had tremendous experience in understanding strategy and the money management side of the CTA/managed futures world.

The topic is CTA's.

In this episode of Trend Following Radio we discuss:

  • Stenbom’s early influences
  • Stenbom’s economics background
  • Connections between economics, trading, and sociology
  • The Austrian school of economics
  • His style of responsive, systematic trading to new clients
  • Andrew Lo’s Adaptive Markets Hypothesis
  • The process of rebranding Stenbom’s firm in 2008
  • The “politically infected” investor
  • The cultural compatibility between Nordic countries and the Japanese

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