Author Archives: george_fx_trader

A trading journey into Randomness

A conversation on testing, analytical thinking and randomness with a fellow trader over a cup of coffee on Wednesday afternoon. Yesterday afternoon I had a great time catching up with a fellow trader I had met on the VTP program in … Continue reading

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Nine months next to a hedge fund

Moving Day! For the past nine months, I was lucky enough to have my desk right next to a small hedge fund based in the City of London, including spectacular views! Here are some reflections on the experiences I had … Continue reading

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Analyzing entries from systematic trading strategy

Today I analyzed 4 major instruments on the 4-hour and daily timeframe and compared hypothetical entries taken by a coded trading strategy with what I would have considered if I had been trading the same market on a discretionary basis. … Continue reading

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Trading Strategy ideas, programming & switching trading offices

My trading days continue to be filled with coding up trading strategies and then evaluating back-testing results.  As mentioned previously, I am doing this using EasyLanguage on the TradeStation platform, a US broker.

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Easy Language: Bullish and Bearish Candles

Quick illustration of systematically marking candles, using EasyLanguage, in terms of bullishness and bearishness. 

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Systematic Trading Resources & etc

Here’s a brief recap of recent learning resources I have used for coding & systematic trading. The objective has been to improve my EasyLanguage skills and to brainstorm trading strategy ideas. A systematic trader here at the fund explained to … Continue reading

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