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How to build a systematic relative momentum strategy by Nick Radge

How To Build A Systematic Relative Momentum Strategy

I’m going to talk about how to build a Systematic Relative Momentum Strategy. Just to introduce myself, because a lot of you probably don’t know who I am. About me As you can tell by my accent, I am an Australian and I started trading in 1985, so just finished my 34th year of trading. […]

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Members-only webinar

Members Only Webinar Join Nick Radge for a one hour webinar on all things trading and the markets. Members are asked to submit their questions by Wednesday. Send your questions to nick@thechartist.com.au Nick  is a Professional trader, analyst, educator and author. He was a trader on the floor of the Sydney Futures Exchange, worked for […]

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Trading with Seasonality

Trading with Seasonality In the prior article we discussed the concept of seasonality. I’m now going to expand on that to show how it can be used in the real world using a systematic approach. The following chart shows the seasonal tendencies of the XAO over 25-year and 10-year time frames. Whilst there are several […]

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Seasonality

Seasonality

Seasonality Seasonal patterns are common within the financial markets and occur for a variety of reasons. They can range from single day patterns to more complex multi-month patterns. Short term traders and long term active investors can add seasonality into their trading plans to create a better risk adjusted return. In this months article I’d […]

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4 Ways to Trade Through Drawdowns

4 Ways to Trade Through Drawdowns

A drawdown is a decline in equity measured on a marked-to-market basis. Drawdowns are the ‘cost’ of exploiting a risk premium and cannot be avoided. However, the ability to stay with a strategy during a drawdown is one of the most difficult aspects all traders face. Rather than take steps to adjust or second-guess strategy […]

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The Life Cycle of a Trade

A common misunderstanding with trading and investing is the life cycle of a trade, specifically, when does analysis become an actual trade? To put it another way; an unfolding scenario does NOT automatically equate to a position being taken or a position being removed. Let’s use a real time example to look at the life […]

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Diluting Signal Luck

Diluting Signal Luck

As I’ve mentioned in a few of my recent video’s, now is a good to reflect, not only on life in general but also on your trading. What could I have done better? Am I missing anything? Are there risks I’m not seeing? The market will always keep you humble. It seemingly gives you a slap […]

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Trend following: An effective method for your SMSF?

Trend following: An effective method for your SMSF? A recent release from The Industry Super Network (ISN) – the umbrella organization for industry super funds here in Australia, suggests that high embedded fees, including commissions to financial planners, is the main cause for the poor performance of for-profit retail super funds. And, according to Australian […]

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Webinar announcement

Webinar Announcement and Market Update 31 March 2020

A quick market update and webinar announcement by Nick Radge. Hi, it’s Nick Radge again, just giving you an update. Day 13 for Trish and I in isolation. We get out tomorrow, yes! Not sure what we’re gonna do when we get out, but it’ll just be nice to get out without having a mask […]

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Should I Adjust My Strategy?

Should I Adjust My Strategy? It’s been a tough month or two in the markets with some historic moves across stocks, commodities, currencies and bonds. (View my quick market update 24th March) Not many strategies have escaped the carnage. Even some of the ‘best of the best’ hedge funds have come somewhat unstuck. Here’s how my […]

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