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The following topics were covered in the discussion:
1) Covel talks to Shore about the "a-ha" moments of his students when teaching managed futures, and how he brings his students into the world of managed futures.
2) The term "managed futures" is sometimes confusing.
3) Understanding positive skewness and drawdowns.
4) The issue of survivorship bias.
5) Shore's paper, "Decoding The Myths of Managed Futures".
6) Concepts of systematic trading.
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Mark Shore has more than 20 years of experience in the futures markets and managed futures, publishes research, consults on alternative investments and conducts educational workshops. www.shorecapmgmt.com
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