Traders know that strategies that once worked can suddenly stop working. Part of the reason is that market conditions change. Knowing the environment we are in helps us tailor our strategy accordingly. This week we have an article from Phil Anderson on when we can expect the next downturn in the market. As Charles Dow said, our job is to identify the primary trend as soon as possible and trade with the trend. Phil Anderson’s work gives you an insane advantage to discovering the trend of the market.Read more
In this third session on Signal Testing, we combines multiple strategies with practical examples. Tests Include:
VBSR Reward and Risk with Optex Bands Trend.
RRG Headings in the Lagging Quadrant.
January Barometer on Dow Jones.
By mid-May, a death cross signal and its bearish implications made its way into financial news’ limelight. Being both curious and sceptical—and a bit of a mythbuster at heart—I felt compelled to dig in.Read more
In this session we continue our exploration into the Optuma Signal Tester and how you can use it to build better strategies. We also have a look at Profits and Targets to see what effect they really have. We talk about the dangers of tradition backtesting from a quantitative point of view.Read more
A very powerful—but little used—technique called Monte Carlo Simulation (MC) can help simulate what to expect in real life to see if our signal is robust. Let’s explore where Monte Carlo came from…Read more