Recently, I have been doing more research into portfolio trading strategies, particularly those that are based on financial ratios such as PE ratios. I seem to like these strategies because they appear to be robust, possibly more so than purely technical trading systems. They appeal more strongly to my logical side, the part of my brain […]
At the time of writing, WTI crude oil futures were trading at around $55 a barrel, the lowest level in five years and almost 50% lower than their June high of $107.85 The drop in oil has been fierce and comes amid an economic slowdown in China and a concerted effort by OPEC to maintain low […]
I had a few spare moments so I thought I would play around with the Portfolio123 simulator and see if I could come up with any new trading ideas. Small Cap Investing Strategy Rules The first thing that came to mind was to look at ideas for small-caps, since smaller companies outperform larger ones over […]
Recently, a reader questioned the trading systems that are presented in my book and course. I do not actually know whether they bought the book or the course or not but they emailed me to say that none of the trading systems presented work.
Monte Carlo analysis involves the use of algorithms to generate random repeated sampling of results. Typically, Monte Carlo is used to run a large number of simulations in order to find the likely probability distribution of an unknown event.
I have spoken before that I am a fan of the Dollar Cost Averaging (DCA) method for investing in stocks. Particularly as a way to invest a regular stream of income. In this article I present a new take on the traditional DCA approach and suggest a way investors can further improve their returns. I […]
I must admit that I have never really dabbled in penny stocks. Like most, I’m all too aware of the blatant risks trading in smaller cap shares. While there are plenty of legitimate companies, many stocks that trade under one or two dollars are just shells for more dubious operations.