10 Minute Stock Trader Interview

10 Minute Stock Trader Interview – watch now

Published June 3rd, 2021 I was recently interviewed by Christopher Uhl for the 10 Minute Stock Trader podcast. You can watch the video recording here. In the video we discuss how I got into trading, what I learnt from the Turtle Traders (and still do to this day), the difference between amateur and professional traders and […]

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trend following

Measuring Trade Efficiency

Published June 2nd, 2021 Can your current trading strategy be enhanced without making radical changes? To understand where your strategy may be lacking, or where it could be improved, we need to break down the trades to view any developing inefficiencies. The following tools can be used for any style of trading or any instrument. […]

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Which Trading Strategy is Right for Me

Which Trading Advice is Right for Me?

Published June 2nd, 2021 Each week we receive many emails from traders and investors asking which trading advice should they follow? Also, which strategy is the right one for them. That’s something we will never give you advice on. We’re not licensed to do so, nor do we have the appropriate background information on you […]

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Single Market Systems

Single Market Systems – Be Wary; A Red Flag Warning

Published June 2nd, 2021 When I hear of a single market system I shudder. Have you come across a strategy that trades just one market? That’s a big red flag, in my opinion. Why? 1. Data mining 2. It’s unlikely to be robust. Data mining is the process of extracting hidden patterns from extremely large […]

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mentor course

5-Step Solution to Maximise Your Profits

Published April 12th, 2021 Would you like a 5-step solution to maximise your profits? This article is a snippet from The Trading System Mentor Course. There are many different ways to grow an account. Using a linear method such as Fixed Fractional position sizing will do it, albeit slowly and surely. The key to growing the […]

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testing a mobentum strategy with 52-week high

Testing a Momentum Strategy with a 52-Week High

Published June 2nd, 2021 Testing a momentum strategy with a 52-week high  – a question from Michael G. “Have you ever backtested the momo (weekly) bull strategy- top 5 or ten stocks closest to 52-week high and then reload every week?” I haven’t tested this idea but let’s do it now. Here’s how we’ll start. […]

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The Importance of Regime Filters – Part 2

Published March 15th, 2021 Last week we discussed Regime Filters and tested their significance on two longer-term trend style strategies. If you missed that, read about it HERE. The conclusion was that a regime filter can reduce drawdown by a reasonable amount, yet not overly impact returns. For the record, every longer-term strategy I trade, and […]

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12 month windows

Recency Bias – Using a Recent Sample to Draw Conclusions

Published June 2nd, 2021 “The great strategy you can’t stick with is obviously vastly inferior to the very good strategy you can stick with.” That’s a great quote. Why? Too often aspiring traders look for the greatest strategy. Instead, it would be better to look for a reasonably good one and applying it for the […]

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Meme Stocks

Meme Stocks vs Hedge Fund Titans

Published July 9th, 2021 Hedge fund titans were thrown into chaos this week. We explain GameStop and the short squeeze that pushed a $12b hedge fund to the brink. GameStop (GME) is a struggling, mid-size retailer stuck in a legacy business — selling physical video games. Being in such a business has attracted large hedge […]

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effective mean reversion

An Effective Mean Reversion System – Part 2

Published June 2nd, 2021 I laid the foundation for effective mean reversion trading, in Part 1. You may read that article HERE. I’ll build upon that now with a specific set of rules then test the outcome. In layman’s terms the rules are: When a stock is trending higher look for a heavily oversold point. Once […]

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