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Thomas Stridsman – Trading Systems That Work – Review

At first I was a bit skeptical taking this book to hand because it was published 20 years ago, therefore the title sounds like a book about aged trading strategies that probably don’t work anymore. But since few traders had recommended to read this book I gave it a shot. After reading the introduction, I […]

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Good trading ideas often turn out to be bad when backtested

First off, my trading timeframes vary from short to intermediate, but I am looking at the bigger picture to compound risk premium over time in the US stock market. I like to build quantitative trading systems that don’t need me in front of the screens during market hours. I had been swing trading and studying […]

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Book Reviews

Mark Minervini, David Ryan, Dan Zanger, Mark Ritchie II – Momentum Masters – Review

The book published in 2015 is an interview format by Mark Minervini, David Ryan, Dan Zanger and Mark Ritchie II. They are all successful stock traders in America. The participants chose 130 of the most relevant trading related questions asked by other people, to answer them in this project. Mark Minervini was featured in Jack […]

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Rishi K. Narang – Inside the Black Box – Review

A book about quantitative and high frequency trading. Published in 2013, this is the second edition. Rishi Narang talks about the quants, traders who use computerized approach to find alpha strategies to generate returns by systematically selecting and sizing various financial holdings. This book explains the difference between discretionary and systematic trading: what, how and […]

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Charts

It is OK to be wrong, it is not OK to stay wrong

In my last post I wrote about a couple of shorts to hedge my long exposure in the market. Here I will show the charts. It’s useful to go back and review trades after a while, studying the entry and exit in the middle of the chart is a much better way to learn than […]