Jun 06

Avoid this One Account Killer

Trader's Mindset

Serially correlated losses is probably the number one futures account killer. Serially correlated losses has been my Achilles heel. The question is why do they occur? In my case, most serially correlated losses occur when I use a specific style of trading where I try to shoot in multiple contracts without taking virtually heat. I […]

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May 29

Par tracking and hybrid trading

Graybox Trading

There are several advantages to hybrid methodology, and I identify many of them on my BeyondBot page. However, one advantage is that you have a very realistic par measure to compare your discretionary results too. In my discretionary trading, I always try to imagine a range of outcomes and compare my results to what I […]

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May 25

BeyondBot Everything?

Graybox Trading , Trader's Mindset

A question I ask myself is whether or not I can BeyondBot all my trading insights. In order to answer that question, I have to look at primary forms of discretionary trading edge. If you look at discretionary trading edge then it can only come in a few forms: Below is an expert system for […]

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May 13

Micro E-Mini Game Changer

Markets

The Micro E-mini futures are a real game changer. Because of the e-micro futures, I am working to rapidly automate many of the dozens of strategies I have developed over the years but never deployed. I have deployed some of these strategies, already. One question I have asked myself is why haven’t I had more […]

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May 11

Better Tactics

Markets

Wikipedia defines tactics as, a conceptual action aiming at the achievement of a goal. This action can be implemented as one or more specific tasks. And on strategy vs tactics: Strategy is a set of choices used to achieve an overall objective whereas tactics are the specific actions used when applying those strategic choices The S&P […]

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