Category Archives: Work in Progress

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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3x discretionary trades on DAX

Three nice discretionary trades on the DAX 1-minute timeframe this morning – screenshots included.

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Example application of Bergstrom’s e-ratio

This week I calculated the e-ratio outlined by Dave Bergstrom for a systematic trading strategy I am currently developing for the FX markets.  

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Halloween Trading Update

Briefly highlighting some of the trading development work and meetings with various traders I got done over the last week (and a glimpse from my Halloween outing!).

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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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