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This podcast is an open-ended exploration of topics relating to growing and preserving your wealth including investing, markets, decision making under opacity, risk, volatility, and complexity. Mutiny Fund is a multi-strategy long volatility fund designed to give retail investors a way to insure their portfolios against volatility, tail risk, and black swan events.

This podcast is an open-ended exploration of topics relating to growing and preserving your wealth including investing, markets, decision making under opacity, risk, volatility, and complexity. Mutiny Fund is a multi-strategy long volatility fund designed to give retail investors a way to insure their portfolios against volatility, tail risk, and black swan events.

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This podcast is an open-ended exploration of topics relating to growing and preserving your wealth including investing, markets, decision making under opacity, risk, volatility, and complexity. Mutiny Fund is a multi-strategy long volatility fund designed to give retail investors a way to insure their portfolios against volatility, tail risk, and black swan events.

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@MutinyFund

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English

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Episodes

41. Drew Knowles: Yellowstone is Global Macro Trading

8/17/2022
In this episode I talk with Drew Knowles, managing member of XIT Ranch. XIT is long-term oriented family investment vehicle including real assets such as ranchlands, horses and cattle operations, venture capital, private equity, and hedge funds. We talk about: I hope you enjoyed this conversation with Drew as much as I did!

Duration:01:26:30

40. Wayne Himelsein: 2022 - Year of Unusual Volatility?

8/9/2022
In this episode I talk with Wayne Himelsein, CIO of Logica Capital Advisers. Wayne is responsible for leading portfolio management and the overall implementation of the firm’s investment strategies. Beginning his career as a Proprietary Trader in 1995, and launching his first Hedge Fund in 2000, Wayne has over 25 years of industry experience. We talk about the following: I hope you enjoyed this conversation with Wayne as much as I did!

Duration:01:33:14

39. Noel Smith & Darrin Johnson: How to Turn Pro as a Trader

7/27/2022
In this episode I talk with Noel Smith, Chief Investment Officer & Founder at Convex Asset Management as well as Volatility trader, Darrin Johnson. We talk about How to Turn Pro as a Trader, How to Join a Prop Shop, How to Run a Prop Shop, The Business Side of Running a Trading Business, How to Build Relationships from Scratch and more! I hope you enjoyed this conversation with Noel and Darrin as much as I did!

Duration:01:32:49

38. Evolution, Complexity, and the Remaking of Economics

7/19/2022
We have a special podcast for you today. We're getting the Mutiny team together. Taylor and I are doing a podcast together for the first time in a long time. We discuss Complexity Economics, Sugarscapes, Adaptive Walks vs Random Jumps, Bullwhip Effects, Spherical Cow Problem and more! Links mentioned in this show: https://mutinyfund.com/origin-of-wealth/...

Duration:01:44:13

37. Max Arb

7/12/2022
In this episode, I talk with Max Arb - @max_arbitrage. Max is anonymous on Twitter and is a doctor that has built, sold, and still runs several successful medical practices. We talk about generational wealth transfer of businesses, how to manage investment allocations, Via Negativa, balance sheet vs. income statement, and cognitive biases. I hope you enjoy this conversation with Max as much as I did...

Duration:02:01:56

36. Devin Anderson

6/29/2022
In this episode, I talk with Devin Anderson, CEO and co-founder of Convexitas. Devin is an investment manager dedicated to delivering high performance derivative overlays for families and institutions. He is responsible for firm governance, compliance, business development, and technology. Devin and I talk about Google AI bot sentience, syntax vs. semantics, Turing test, AI-Pascal's wager, sell side research into option flows, Man+Machine in Vol trading and much more! Links mentioned in...

Duration:01:26:44

35. Eric Crittenden

6/21/2022
In this episode, I talk with Eric Crittenden, Founder and Chief Investment Officer of Standpoint, an investment firm focused on bringing all-weather portfolio solutions to US investors. Eric plays an active role in the firms’ research, portfolio management, product innovation, business strategy, environments and client facing activities. He believes using an all-wealth approach is the most effective way to prepare for a wide rage of market environments, while producing meaningful investment...

Duration:01:34:08

34. Darrin Johnson

6/14/2022
In this episode, I talk with Volatility trader, Darrin Johnson. Darrin and I talk about all the things that traders never discuss. The dual role of being an independent trader and a family man and if balance is possible. What it's like to have your trader P&L also be your families balance sheet and what to do when you need a vacation. I hope you enjoy this conversation with Darrin as much as I did...

Duration:01:19:13

What happens in Vegas…. Gets Dished on this Pod. Overheard at a Derivatives Conference, Part 2

6/9/2022
Welcome to part two of the special edition podcast, What Happens in Vegas, where RCM's Jeff Malec @AttainCap2 and I discuss the EQ Derivatives conference that we recently attended at the Las Vegas Wynn Hotel. I highly recommend you go over to the Derivative podcast and check out part one of our discussion. I also recommend you check out EQ Derivatives. It's a tremendous source for volatility options and all forms of derivatives trading. I hope you enjoy this conversation with Jeff as much...

Duration:00:49:32

33. Corey Hoffstein

5/31/2022
In this episode, I talk with Corey Hoffstein, co-founder of and Chief Investment Officer at Newfound Research. Newfound Research LLC is a quantitative investment and research firm dedicated to helping investors pro-actively navigate the risks of investing through thought leadership and investment acumen. At Newfound, Corey is responsible for portfolio management, investment research, strategy development, and communication of the firm's views to clients. Corey holds a Master of Science...

Duration:01:35:42

32. PJ Pierre

5/16/2022
In this episode, I talk with PJ Pierre from Denali Asset Management. PJ and I talk about MMT as taught to him by Warren Mosler. Being an autodidact trader. How banks create money. The different forms of money as credit historically. What is the Haitian dollar. I hope you enjoy this conversation with PJ as much as I did...

Duration:01:39:18

[MM]31. Zed Francis

5/9/2022
In this episode, I talk with Zed Francis, co-founder and CIO of Convexitas. Convexitas is a fiduciary that works with families and institutions to maintain balance and flexibility. Convexitas is more than a manager or a product – they provide tools that bring balance to your allocation process. When you know Convexitas will provide liquidity during times of distress, you are free to make better allocation decisions and avoid becoming a forced seller. Liquidity enables proactive...

Duration:01:16:36

[MM]30. Kris Sidial

5/2/2022
In this episode, I talk with Kris Sidial, Co-CIO at The Ambrus Group. The Ambrus Group is a volatility arbitrage focused firm that was founded in 2020. The firm takes pride in having a math-driven ethos that specializes in leveraging an in-depth knowledge of volatility skew. Ambrus applies a discretionary twist to quantitative volatility strategies with the purpose of protecting investors from tail risk events in the U.S equity markets. Kris and I talk about "buy the dip" dynamics to...

Duration:01:08:49

[MM]29. Jerry Haworth

12/17/2021
In this episode, we talk with Jerry Haworth, CIO and co-founder of 36 South. Jerry has over 32 years of investment experience, and is well known for his thought leadership in the volatility space. He often represents 36 South as a speaker at high profile educational and professional events, and is a frequent guest speaker and writer on volatility in the financial media. 36 South seeks out long dated, pan asset class, global, convexity in the most cost efficient manner. We talk about Jerry’s...

Duration:01:11:02

[MM]28. John Krautsack

11/16/2021
In this episode, I talk with John Krautsack. John is the Chairman and CEO of EMC Capital Advisors. John and I talk about the history of EMC going all the way back to the unbelievable story of the Turtle Traders. We touch on how EMC has adapted their trend following models over the decades. We discuss how advancements in machine learning and artificial intelligence have helped their in-house team improve their risk assessments and monetization. I hope you enjoy this conversation with John...

Duration:01:09:25

[MM]27. Tim Pickering

7/14/2021
In this episode, I talk with Tim Pickering. Tim is the founder, President and CIO of Auspice. Auspice Capital Advisors is a quantitative investment specialist focused on Alpha and Enhanced Beta managed futures and commodity strategies. Auspice specializes in applying innovative rules-based investment strategies across a broad range of commodity and financial markets. Prior to forming Auspice, Tim was VP of Trading at Shell (North America). He began his career at TD Securities (Toronto) in...

Duration:01:10:01

[MM]26. Jerry Parker

6/25/2021
In this episode, we talk with Jerry Parker from Chesapeake Capital. Chesapeake has always been a classic trend following CTA. "Trend Following + Nothing" is their firm motto. Over the years Jerry has focused on adding markets to their portfolio. They were one of the few CTAs to trade single stock futures. They started trading single stocks in the '90s and continue to do so today. They do not trade any stock indices. About 50% of their portfolio is commodities with FX, FI and single...

Duration:01:13:29

[MM]25. Aaron Larkin and Matt Laviolette

6/4/2021
In this episode, we talk with Aaron Larkin and Matt Laviolette, Co-Founders of Breakout Funds. Breakout Funds, LLC ("Breakout") incorporates quantitative global macro thematic views with current news events to place discretionary short term concentrated trades in futures markets. Our trading approach draws on a combined 30 years of experience in the proprietary trading space where we have learned that protecting principal is the primary goal of any trading strategy. We believe that there is...

Duration:00:56:53

Quarter 1, 2021 Update

5/5/2021
In this episode I am joined by Mutiny Fund CIO Jason Buck and our close partner at RCM Alternatives, Jeff Malec. In this quarterly review, we discuss what we saw in markets in Q1 and how various volatility strategies performed. To give a bit of context, Q1 2021 saw The S&P up 6%, and the VIX down about -14.87% though it was fairly range bound. The inverse PutWrite index which is a rough proxy for at-the-money volatility on the S&P was down about -5.82%. Accredited investors interested in...

Duration:00:29:10

24. Cem Karsan

4/23/2021
In this episode, we talk with Cem Karsan, CIO and Founder of Kai Volatility Advisors (formerly Aegea). After his successful trading career, Cem decided to leverage his volatility arbitrage expertise by improving upon many of the flawed strategies he had witnessed during his tenure as a market maker. To that end, Kai Volatility Advisors has created a non-correlated and scalable investment vehicle that takes advantage of the structural mispricing inherent in option indices worldwide, while...

Duration:01:10:08