Category Archives: Futures Trading

Another week in a trader’s journey

Brief summary of my trading week/last few trading days – quite a few things on the list here – meetings with traders, mentors, some trades, and a lot of strategy development work – read on for details…

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3,000 test trades completed in a week

Over the last week, my new “testing engine” produced a sample slightly over 3,000 test trades.  In this post I am detailing my findings and thoughts for taking things forward. You are likely guessing (correctly!) that I will probably not … Continue reading

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End-of-May Trading Update

The week has been productive.  Traded Oil futures for a couple of hours each day as part of a trading room.  Completed a significant amount of back-testing. Balanced it out with regular exercise and lots of fun away from the … Continue reading

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Mid-May Trading Update

It’s been quite a few days since my last blog post. Although I have been quiet, I have been working diligently every day & coming into the office in the City of London.  My days have been spent 

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27/11 – Futures Trading Update

Had some good conversations with several members of the Aussie team. They clarified the bigger picture for me.  Thanks to that I now have a lot more clarity where the project, and where/what, I am meant to be aiming for.  It … Continue reading

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Trading Diary Notes – teamwork, futures trading, testing

Wow, time does fly.  It’s already been two weeks since my last blog post.  It’s continued to be a case of running back-testing using historical futures data, testing strategy refinements, as well as monitoring the automated strategy trading in the … Continue reading

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