March 2020 saw one of the quickest bear markets in history as coronavirus shook the world and the S&P 500 dropped 34% in about five weeks. Since then, the market has reversed and rallied about 24% from its low meaning it’s now down only 19% from the February peak. The market is now trading at […]
I thought I would write an article about bitcoin because it might be valuable to go over what happened. I bought some bitcoin in 2017 and made some money with it. In fact, percentage wise it is the best trade I have made in the past few years. However, I still think I messed up […]
There are thousands of trading websites and tools out there. This list contains some of my favourites. I’ve left out a few of the really popular ones since everyone knows about them already. Hopefully you’ll find a few new websites to add to your bookmarks. Finviz Most people know about Finviz already but I had […]
In this post I will be sharing 10 tips that can help you to build better trading strategies and become a better systematic trader. These tips contain little things that are often overlooked or ignored. They’ve helped me and many of the traders I’ve worked with.
Traders are all different. But to be successful some things are unavoidable. This list of trader essentials can serve as a rite of passage for every aspiring trader.
My goal is to bring new trading strategies to the table every month. Last month, I brought you details about building a trading robot with Excel and Interactive Brokers and this month I’m back with another excellent strategy from Peter Titus called The Big Volatility Short.
It’s fair to say that I did not post as much content as I would have liked in 2016. As you can probably imagine, this is mainly an issue of time.
Technical analysis refers to the study of past price action to predict future market moves. It makes use of charts, trading volume, and other statistical or mathematical indicators to gauge how the market might behave, based on the concept that the fundamentals of an asset are reflected in its historical price action.
This article contains a quick introduction to shorting shares then presents my favourite strategy for finding shorts. I then put this strategy to the test on historical data before finishing up with some final tips.