The probability of our long term success as traders increases when we trade with the prevailing market trend. This means when trading stocks we should be buying when the overall market is rising and / or shorting when the overall market is falling. In order to filter trading opportunities therefore, we need an efficient way of determining […]
About Alan Clement
Alan is a Certified Financial Technician, Quantitative Analyst, Trading System Designer and Private Consultant with over 20 years experience in the financial industry.
In Part 1 of this article we focused on the key trading objectives that we must quantify before beginning the search for the strategy that will match our personality and lifestyle. This month we’ll round off by looking at how we marry up those objectives with the right trading approach. If our aim is to profit […]
The Better System Trader Podcasts, hosted by Andrew Swanscott, are a great resource for systematic traders of all levels. Andrew has done an excellent job in pulling together some of the best and brightest in the quantitative trading world, and this week he was gracious enough to invite me on to his show. Listen below to […]
The options to invest our money are increasing all the time, as are the strategies with which to do it. So how then do we select a preference between all the choices available to us? Well it all starts with quantifying your own objectives. When we first come into the trading and investing game, our […]
Well, volatility has made a come back! But what do the charts tell us about the future direction of the market? View the video of the latest Global Markets Technical Outlook to see the patterns and levels to watch for in stocks, currencies and commodities. Note: Hover your mouse over the top right hand corner […]
After a blistering couple of weeks in the Australian stock market, which included a base rate cut by the Reserve Bank of Australia, we’re starting to see headlines such as “Australian stocks surge to new seven-year high on rate cut optimism“. But is the rate cut really what’s driving this market higher? And what are […]