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King Dollar

For the past couple of years I’ve heard narratives that the dollar was going to collapse. Who knows, maybe one day it will, but I feel much more comfortable making decisions based on price charts than such narratives. My trading business is in US dollars because I trade the US markets. I live in the […]

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Sell in May and go away?

I don’t make trading decisions based on sayings that rhyme well. There has been a seasonality expectation that the period of lower performance in equities tends to be from May to October, and the period of higher performance from November to April. I am a quant and I like to look at data to verify […]

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Technicals often precede fundamentals

It is something I was taught by Dr. Alexander Elder already at the beginning of my trading journey, but I have realized it even more along the way based on my personal experience. A single example in trading doesn’t mean very much as it can often include market noise and randomness. However, these recent examples […]

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Book Reviews

Bill Perkins – Die with Zero – Review

This is not a usual book for my blog even though the author had his first job as a screen clerk at the New York Mercantile Exchange, also working later on in the hedge fund space. I didn’t know the author was a trader when I got this book. The book is not about trading […]

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I have taken more chips off the table

The current crisis is putting my trading system to a test just like the pandemic did two years ago. Of course, we are all worried about the happenings in the world, but when it comes to investing or trading in the markets, we can’t let emotions influence the activity, otherwise it wouldn’t make sense to […]