The major components of an algorithmic trading system are research tools, performance, ease of development, resiliency, and testing, separation of concerns, familiarity, maintenance, source code availability, licensing costs, and maturity of libraries.
The new week of January looks quite usual. We have the statistics, politics, as well as a few monetary decisions. It seems that global economies and capital markets are working full-scale after the Christmas and New Year holidays.
I think researches on trading systems is the main issue of building trading strategies. Our main goal is to build a strategy, which will be successful in the future and not only on backtests (curve-fitting). Thatis why I consider it right to start the topic with the description of the two approaches to the creation of trading strategies.
Gann became known for his “sniper” forecasts based on his unique trading method, which later transformed into a whole concept.
This post is more likely to be interesting for beginners, who are only groping their way in the world of investments and are only thinking of taking their first steps in this direction. Here I plan to talk about my vision of this topic and try to encourage the further study of investment options in more detail.
It is no secret that trading results on real and demo accounts always differ, the former results usually being worse. In other words, if you succeed in trading on a demo account, you should always make allowance for the real situation. The devil is in the different attitude to trading demo money and the trader's own money.
During the holidays, most people have a lot of free time that they can spend with their nearest and dearest and watch a couple of movies. Most likely, if you trade or deal with the market in some other way, sometimes you want to see some movies connected to trading, speculations, etc. There are such movies out there! Not that they are so numerous, however, you can always pick up some.
For successful work on financial markets, it is important to collect a set of rules. Most often, traders draft a plan on paper for no steep movements on the market to make them turn away from their goal. What is more, experienced investors advise to make a sort of a checklist with several questions, the answers to which will show if the time is good for opening a position or the trade is better skipped.
Long-term experience of successful trading, personal strategies, and some books published made Ross popular, and he deserves it. The Ross hooks are a simple but efficient instrument of tech analysis that allows entering the market at low risk in the direction of the new trend
I have to say that FedEx position on the market of mail delivery has become even poorer. The reason is in the fact that the management did not take seriously Amazon taking up delivery. Now the former best client has become a severe rival to FedEx.