Monthly Archives: March 2012

Eight Investment Lessons I do not Need

Another “lesson” list I do not agree with. 

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Technical Trading: The Winners and Losers

Technical trading is not as easy to define nowadays as it was in the 1980s when it become popular. It is no longer limited to technical analysis and indicators but encompasses a wide variety of methods. Most of the methods are well-known, … Continue reading

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The Secret to Profitable Trading

Regardless of your market and timeframe, profitable trading requires that the profit expectation is greater than zero. However, this is a requirement of profitable trading and not the secret as some book authors and academic types argue. The secret is finding … Continue reading

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Automated Discovery of Trading Strategies

There are many ways of accomplishing automated trading strategy discovery. The idea is simple in principle: historical data is used to discover strategies that fulfill certain performance criteria. Implementing the idea is not a simple task, as certain approaches for solutions … Continue reading

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The Most Important Performance Measure of Trading Strategies [Premium Articles]

Shortly after my post on Kelly maximization I received a number of emails from traders who are developing systems but are, understandably so in my opinion, a bit confused about which performance criterion or criteria to use when evaluating them. I understand why those … Continue reading

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Can We Know if the Market Will Rise or Fall on a Given Day one Day in Advance?

Long term investors and trend followers do not care to know if the market will rise or fall on a given day, one day in advance. A lot of traders do, including intraday, short-term, position, swing and even some option traders. … Continue reading

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