Finding The Bias That Suits Your Trend Following Strategy – PART 4 – CFDs (Excluding Indices) – FINALE

Welcome back trend followers. We are now getting to the pointy end of this exercise of determining where the ‘favourable’ bias lies in a variety of different asset classes that are made available to the Retail trader using Forex and CFD derivatives. So far we have come to the following conclusions. Given the substantial ‘cost

Finding the Bias that Suits your Trend Following Strategy – PART 3 – EQUITY INDICES VIA CFDs

Understanding how the Bias influences the Overall Result for Trend Following So far in this series we have been undertaking fairly extensive research on the suitability of a ‘classic’ but simple trend following model (a Donchian Breakout Strategy) in generating positive expectancy across a range of different asset classes which are readily available to the

Finding the Bias that Suits Your Trend Following Strategy – Part 1 – A Selected Retail Universe

This Blog series seeks to break down some of the statements made by the pro’s in the industry to investigate whether or not you need to apply a degree of ‘selection’ in your choice of markets to trade using classic trend following strategies for us poor struggling retail traders seeking a more sustainable path towards the future.

The Many Different Flavors of Trend Definition – Who is Right and What Really Matters?

You can never actually visually determine whether a price movement is actually a random movement or an auto-correlated one ….so that is why a trend trader needs to apply continued patience to catching all trends according to their subjective definition as they will never know if that trend they are riding is simply a random result with no future potential momentum or an auto-correlated one with future substance.