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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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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 […]

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It is not thinking that makes big money in stock market

It has been over two months since I last wrote about my trading. Tho I’ve been reading good books and reviewing them here in my blog, I will now give a quick overview how I’ve been actually doing in the stock market during the past couple of months. “It never was my thinking that made […]

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The data for any decision is infinite

Crazy times in the world, huh? A year ago today, I was flying to NYC to meet other traders and attend a trading workshop. Can’t imagine that opportunity right now. However, something has stuck with me ever since. When I was on the plane, I was listening to a podcast that played an excerpt of […]

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The best loser is the long-term winner

Winning is easy, losing is hard. In school and sports we are taught to be winners. In trading we need to learn to lose. Amateurs like to take quick profits cause it feels good, they hold on to losing positions cause having it on paper doesn’t feel as bad as actually taking it. Pros do […]