It's time to get our hands dirty and enter the world of data mining where we will be demonstrating a workflow process we use at ATS to create a vast array of divergent systematic trading strategies with high positive skew that are applicable to Forex and CFD instruments that span across asset classes.
Let's have a big shout out for all the divergent traders in da house....say Hey..."Hey".....say Ho..."Ho"...say Hey Hey...... "Hey Hey"...say Hey Ho......"Hey Ho". Today we will be mixing some beats...aka return streams........ and looking at how we as producers in the Lab turn up or down a few dials and remix those beats at the… Continue reading Mixing in ‘da Lab’ – Dialling Up or Down Portfolio Volatility
The financial markets are a battlefield and in very real terms we know what a battlefield represents. Very few winners with many scarred losers....and I really mean very few long term winners. One thing that war guarantees is that there are less winners and losers than what started out in the game. The longer the… Continue reading The Quick and The Dead
To the passive investment manager with a buy and hold position in the S&P500 who shakes his fist at the Trend/Momentum Follower and declares "I told you so.....Buy and Hold is the only way"..perhaps it is just an illusion of perspective. After all, the S&P500 itself being an index is a trend following system that… Continue reading Talking Semantics – It’s all Price Following
"Round like a circle in a spiral, like a wheel within a wheel Never ending or beginning on an ever spinning reel Like a snowball down a mountain, or a carnival balloon Like a carousel that's turning running rings around the moon Like a clock whose hands are sweeping past the minutes of its face… Continue reading The Windmills of your Mind and Why the Circles are Important