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Trading Education Posted by Team Topstep August 20, 2020

How Dual Momentum Can Change Your Investment Game with Gary Antonacci

Episode Summary:

Trends are your friend. That’s the advice of Gary Antonacci, consultant and author of Dual Momentum Investing: An Innovative Strategy for Higher Returns with Lower Risk. Gary joined Jack and Dan to explain the theory of dual momentum and how it can help you make better trades. Listen for an overview of this novel, adaptive approach to changing markets.

Full Show Notes:

Gary Antonacci wrote the award-winning book, Dual Momentum Investing: An Innovative Strategy for Higher Returns with Lower Risk. He’s back for his second time on the Limit Up! Podcast to give us an overview of his theory of dual momentum.

He shared how this theory takes into account 200 years of market trend information and explains how this system can make you more adaptable to the changing whims of the market. Listen to learn how a monthly analysis of trends can make you a more competitive trader.

  • (02:08) – Market reaction
  • (05:40) – Interview with Gary Antonacci
  • (11:00) – Technological edge
  • (14:54) – Dual Momentum Investing
  • (20:53) – Consistent proprietary models
  • (24:28) – Academic research
  • (26:25) – Adaptation and diversification
  • (30:19) – The trend is your friend
  • (33:20) – Following the rules
  • (36:30) – Sports models

Gary Antonacci introduced the investment world to dual momentum which combines relative strength price momentum with trend following absolute momentum. He is recognized as a foremost authority on the practical applications of momentum investing and is author of the award-winning book, Dual Momentum Investing: An Innovative Approach for Higher Returns with Lower Risk. In 2012 Gary was first place winner of the prestigious Wagner Awards for Advances in Active Investment Management given annually by the National Association of Active Investment Managers (NAAIM). He received his MBA degree from the Harvard Business School. His website is Optimal Momentum


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Limit Up! is a podcast for traders of all levels brought to you by Topstep. Whether you’re considering a career in trading and don’t know where to start, or you’re a seasoned veteran looking for advice from big names in the financial industry, Limit Up! is your guide. Join us weekly as we discuss the market in all of its volatile glory. Risk Disclosure:

Jack Pelzer is a co-host of Limit Up! He traded as part of a U.S. Treasury group for 7 years at Chopper Trading and DRW. After leaving the industry, he became a Writing Fellow and Senior Contributing Writer for The Onion. He is now the Head of Content at Topstep.

Dan Hodgman is a co-host of Limit Up! Prior to coming to Topstep Dan traded 30 Yr Treasury Options and Yield Spreads. Before that, he served in the United States Marine Corps where he simultaneously managed his own Futures Account applying the skills he grew up learning from clerking on the trading floor. Now Dan works with the Traders here at Topstep as a Performance Coach as well as being a regular on the Daily Market Recap.

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