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Trend Following Mindset: The Genius of Legendary Trader Tom Basso

Trend Following Mindset: The Genius of Legendary Trader Tom Basso

Trend Following Mindset brings to life the timeless conversations between Tom Basso and Michael Covel originally featured on Michael’s renowned Trend Following podcast. In these profound and enlightening exchanges, Tom shares with Michael his deep wisdom on trading, business, life, and the how and why of his mindset.

Tom Basso, dubbed Mr. Serenity by Jack Schwager, is one of the most experienced and knowledgeable trend-following traders in the world today―a trading legend who lives life to the fullest.

Tom’s most important trend following research papers are presented together for the first time, delivering a treasure trove of trading insights.

Michael also pulls from Tom his perspective on: How to get started in trading; What trend following is, and how and why it works so well; Constructing your trading system; Position sizing and account management; The work-life balance of a trader; The transition from independent trader to professional money manager; and so much more.

Trend Following Mindset will teach you the mindset of one of the great trend followers. Most important of all, it will show you how to do as Tom does … and enjoy the ride.

Part 1: Interviews

Chapter 1. Enjoy the Ride

Chapter 2. Q&A with Mr. Serenity

Chapter 3. Brain Teasers

Chapter 4. Travel, Politics and Catastrophic Events

Chapter 5. Tools That Make or Break Us

Part 2: Collected Research and Publications

Chapter 6. Adding Low Sharpe Ratio Investments Can Increase Your Sharpe Ratio

Chapter 7. Algorithmic Trading Is Getting a Bad Rap

Chapter 8. Currency Investing—Increasing Net Worth While Protecting Net Wealth

Chapter 9. Good Trading Is Not Rocket Science

Chapter 10. Some Leverage Is Good, Too Much Is Dangerous

Chapter 11. Study of Time Spent in Trending and Sideways Markets

Chapter 12. 10 Rules to Consider When Investing Your Money

Chapter 13. The ETR Comfort Ratio

Chapter 14. The Value Added of Asset Allocation Combined with Rebalancing

Chapter 15. Thoughts on Good Investing Psychology in the Midst of Turmoil

Chapter 16. Time Stocks Spent in Up, Down and Sideways Markets (2018 Update)

Chapter 17. Timing the Market Revisited

Chapter 18. Risk Control System

Chapter 19. Measuring Futures Volatility

Chapter 20. The Logic of Trend Following and How to Improve Your Trader Psychology with Market Wizard Tom Basso

Appendix: Trend Following Podcast—Selected Interviews with Michael Covel

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