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Issues With Bitcoin Correlations

There are a few issues when calculating correlations between bitcoin and traditional markets for use in asset allocation. Two examples are included below.

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When a High Reward – Risk Setup Is Actually Just High Risk

Visual charting is plagued by confirmation bias and ambiguous  reward-risk. Traders need more objective ways of identifying setups and calculating reward-risk than visual analysis of charts, which rarely works.

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Are Trading Strategies Based on the RSI2 Random?

The Relative Strength Index is a popular indicator for developing short-term long-only strategies but careful analysis shows that its performance depends on price action dynamics and as a result ex-ante parameter selection is hard or impossible.

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1072 Chances to Short and Profit [Premium Articles]

The S&P 500 has increased by 324.4% since the bottom on March 6, 2009, and short trades had 1072 chances to profit big time but didn’t. What went wrong? In this article we present related statistics, simulations and the reasons … Continue reading

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Cryptocurrency Technical Analysis: Is it Effective?

The advent of cryptocurrencies has given rise to a new wave of aspiring traders that use technical analysis, mostly in its classical form, in an effort to profit from those markets. But is technical analysis effective in high volatility markets? … Continue reading

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