Category Archives: Strategy

Life Cycle of a Trading Strategy in an Automated Portfolio

Creating automated trading strategies is being presented as super hard work, that takes incredible discipline, lots of brain power and testing, testing and more testing. And only if you follow the prescribe thousands of steps will you achieve success. Well I say that’s a bunch of bunk! Now let’s be clear, I’m not saying it’s […]

Do More Of What Works – Finding An Edge In Systems Trading

There’s so much information out there for traders. You stick your finger in the air and get bombarded with advice, strategies, stock picks, analysts projections, and that’s all good for traders. The more information you have the better. So, the process of learning how to trade should be easy, right? Oh, that is so wrong! […]

How To Come Up With 200 Profitable Trading Ideas

Sounds a bit crazy, that anyone could think up that many tradable ideas, develop, test and then put them into action. But it’s not so crazy if you have a process, and you’re motivated. So, what’s the motivation? The motivation is to build an automated trading system that has some very desirable characteristics, like very […]

Where Do You Get Trading Ideas?

Trading ideas are everywhere, you just have to look and recognize them. The best ideas are intuitive and easy to explain. A trading idea doesn’t have to be mind blowing to work, it only needs a sound premise. Cobbling together a strategy with a bunch of indicators and tweaking the money management isn’t an idea, […]

Statistical Arbitrage Basic Strategy

Statistical Arbitrage is a pairs or spread trading strategy, predominately used by hedge funds, investment banks, and professional traders. The strategy involves tracking the difference in notional value between two highly correlated instruments, like Silver and Gold futures, or the NoB spread, which is a trade between the 10 year and 30 year treasury futures […]