Author Archives: george_fx_trader

Trading Strategy Performance Review – Part II

In this week’s earlier post, I shared the summary statistics of the trend-following strategy that I have been trading over the last three months.  Following that I spent some time reviewing the screenshots of individual trades. In this article, I share … Continue reading

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Studying impact of new economic data on FX prices

Just over two weeks ago I listed several objectives to work on, as I set aside 5 weeks to spend on developing my trading strategies further.  As the hot weather continued in London, I sweated at my desk and made progress … Continue reading

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FX Price Data Comparison: FXCM v TradeStation

Currently comparing historical price data of several FX instruments between two of my regular brokers, FXCM and TradeStation.  The price data is the basis for the code written for generating trade signals and managing trades.  Hence the accuracy of the … Continue reading

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100 trades done & development work is cut out for next 4-5 weeks

The past two months have been a hectic time for me – continuing my trading efforts whilst having another, non-trading project, on the go.  However most of the time I have been able to monitor the market for setups and … Continue reading

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FXCM Algo Summit 2018

On Friday, FXCM organized a full-day event inviting various speakers to discuss topics relating to algorithmic trading.  After attending for most of it, here’s my write-up. The entire day was put on FXCM’s expense account – so thank you FXCM … Continue reading

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Long Japanese Yen & Nikkei trade signals

Today my automated strategy code fired off some trading signals.  A quick discussion of how I reviewed and analysed the signals, and details of some additional code I created to make the process more streamlined and to provide with more … Continue reading

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