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The Derivative

111 EpisodesProduced by RCM AlternativesWebsite

Welcome to The Derivative by RCM Alternatives, where we dive into what makes alternative investments go, analyze the strategies of unique hedge fund managers, and chat with interesting guests from across the investment world. Hosted by RCM Managing Partner, Jeff Malec, join us to take a ride through… read more


Carefully Constructing a Cockroach (portfolio) with Mutiny Funds Jason Buck and Taylor Pearson

Who in their right mind would name an investment strategy after cockroaches?  Well, probably the guys who view themselves as staging a mutiny against traditional portfolio construction and the investment business = Jason Buck and Taylor Pearson of Mutiny Funds. 

We're digging in deep with the two wunderkids in this episode on what exactly the Cockroach strategy is, what the first year for Mutiny looked like, Jimmy Buffet lyrics, AustinTexasville, applying e-commerce process and principles to asset management, living through the largest vol crush in history (as a long vol fund), the four quadrant model, gold and crypto as fiat protection, the modern hedge fund manager as a social media personality, Pretty Woman, growth stocks, inflation, deflation, diaspora, going full Kelly, and more... 



02:30-17:04=Jimmy Buffet & Going from 0 to 1

17:05-27:00= Playing the Orchestra Not the Instruments

27:01-36:44=The merging of Social Media and Investing

36:45-52-12=The Cockroach Fund: Nuclear Winterizing Your Portfolio

52:13-01:05:19=Solving Multi-Generational Wealth 

01:05:20-01:09:04=Who in their right mind would name an investment strategy after a Cockroach


Follow along with Jason and Taylor on Twitter and learn More about the New Cockroach Strategy here =

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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

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