Fill the Gap Episode Twenty-Eight LIVE: Tenets of Trendfollowing


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This fireside chat was broadcast live from midtown Manhattan on April 28, 2023 as episode #28 of Fill the Gap: the Official Podcast of CMT Association.

One of the famed Turtle Traders groomed under Richard Dennis, Jerry Parker has continued to thrive through multiple market cycles as a systematic trend-following manager and CEO of Chesapeake Capital. Co-host of Fill the Gap, David Lundgren explores Jerry’s time-tested approach to trend following, and what it takes to succeed, both as a portfolio manager and business owner, using this “simple but not easy” style of investing.

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Dave Lundgren, CMT, CFA

David Lundgren, CMT, CFA

David Lundgren has more than three decades of investment industry experience, with a focus on technical analysis strategies, particularly momentum and trend following.   He is the former Director of Technical Research at Wellington Management, where he was also a...

Jerry Parker

Jerry Parker

Jerry Parker is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Chesapeake Capital. Chesapeake is a Commodity Trading Advisor in Richmond that uses a diversified, systematic, trend-following approach to trading the markets. Chesapeake is the subadvisor to the Equinox/Chesapeake...

Tyler Wood, CMT - 2023

Tyler Wood, CMT

Tyler Wood serves as Managing Director of CMT Association with the aim of elevating investors’ mastery and skill in mitigating market risk and maximizing return in capital markets through a rigorous credentialing process, professional ethics, and continuous education. He...