‘ Our trade leads usually to a significantly lower volatility than a pure long approach ‘ interview with Marc Wilhelms, trading advisor of Akienverwaltung long / short chili assets: Mr William, your trading system ‘ equity long / short in our database by relatively low price decline when compared to the stock market falls. The maximum price losses in the almost two-year history of your trading system is just – 10.6%. In the same period, DAX investors price decline by up to 20,1 had to cope with %. + 53.6% since December 2008 the performance of your system is however much better than the DAX (+ 33.4%). How comes this significant added value compared to the stock market? Marc Wilhelms: Our trading approach independent of the general direction of the market leads usually to a significantly lower volatility than a pure long approach, as he is necessarily based on a pure index examination. Very positive it is, of course, if it succeeds, not only the To lower volatility compared to an index but to outperform even the index itself, so to improve its return on investment. The latter is the correct”title selection and due to the timing.
Chili assets: the really devastating price decline of stock markets, due to the financial crisis, began in January 2008, so before the official launch of ‘ equity long / short. From this period we have therefore no verifiable results of your system. Nevertheless, your assessment of this year would very interest us. Can you estimate from the experiences you have made in the year 2008, how much your trading system from the financial crisis would have been affected? Marc Wilhelms: As already mentioned our approach should generally lead to a considerable reduction of the Indexvolatilitat. Additional information at Realtor supports this article. This applies in particular for a year with extreme volatility as in 2008. In addition, we expect that our approach recognized the significant industry problems in the financial system in 2008 and would have exploited.