83 minutes | Sep 3rd 2020

Canadian Commodities and Building Business with Tim Pickering of Auspice Capital Advisors

In today’s episode we’re pushing the boundaries of traditional alternative investments and getting into oil trading, trend following, and taking risks (both in business & with your strategy) with Lead Portfolio Manager and CIO at Auspice Capital Advisors, Tim Pickering. From trading shell oil to striking out on his own – Tim’s expansive experience in the alts world is about as big as the Canadian Wilderness he hails from. Today we’re talking with Tim about Lewis and Clark, Tim’s background in oil, willingness to fail, commodity market benefits, Canadian oil production, what a product suite entails, providing alpha and diversification as a trend follower, Canadian beer, striking out on your own, discovering new (profitable) ventures, Calgary rodeos, oils negative àrally movements, strategy evolution, Chicago or Miami, and Lake Louise.


00:00-01:27 = Intro

01:28-25:47 = TD, Shell, Enron to Two Men & a Dog

25:49-53:36 = Trend Following, Commodity Volatility & Aspects of Momentum

53:37-1:18:49 = Focusing in on Auspice

1:18:50-1:23:02 = Favorites

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Disclaimer: This podcast is provided for informational purposes only and should not be relied upon as legal, business, or tax advice. All opinions expressed by podcast participants are solely their own opinions and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of RCM Alternatives, their affiliates, or companies featured. Due to industry regulations, participants on this podcast are instructed not to make specific trade recommendations, nor reference past or potential profits. And listeners are reminded that managed futures, commodity trading, and other alternative investments are complex and carry a risk of substantial losses. As such, they are not suitable for all investors. For more information, visit www.rcmalternatives.com/disclaimer

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