Traders Outpost Podcast 08 – An Overview of Some new Portfolio Creation Tools

Fred and Rich discuss and demonstrate some new powerful tools developed within the Metatrader 4 (MT4) environment that allow traders to use fully automated methods to construct powerful risk-adjusted portfolios. These algorithms will be made available for use by our Premium Forum Members. These tools currently work at the individual market level (sub portfolio) and

Backtesting and Diversification – The Essentials for Price Following

There is always the inevitable debate between those who think backtesting is a waste of time and those who treat the process like gold. This argument typically splits us into our two major trading philosophies we have discussed before…….. that of prediction, where the emphasis is placed on recent market conditions (hence backtesting long data sets is meaningless) and that of price following (where future conditions are unpredictable and we like to test our systems over a broad set of market conditions in the past to see how well our systems manage risk).