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Top Five Most Popular Articles From 2015

Happy New Year system traders! With the new year it’s time to take a look back at 2015 and highlight the top five most popular articles. These articles all provide great material to help you in your systematic trading. Did you miss any of these articles? If so, now is your chance to review this […]

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Strategy Trading Primer

This spring TradeStation held a two part video presentation on the basics of strategy trading. It is a very basic primer with a TradeStation emphasis. Topics such as, what is strategy testing, an introduction to the tools TradeStation offers for working with strategies, and an overview of the system development process are covered. Part two of the presentation delves […]

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Most Popular Articles For 2014

mzns the year winds down, it’s time to take a look at the top five most popular articles for 2014. I determined the top five articles based upon the number of views the article received. So let’s get going by starting with the 5th most popular article for 2014… Number 5 RSI And How To […]

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The Wall Street Code

I just saw this short documentary, The Wall Street Code, on YouTube. It’s a peek inside dark pools and the people behind HFT. “A thriller about a genius algorithm builder who dared to stand up against Wall Street. Haim Bodek, aka The Algo Arms Dealer. From the makers of the much-praised Quants: the Alchemists of Wall […]

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Welcome Kevin Davey

I would like to welcome Kevin Davey as our latest member of our Expert Panel for System Trader Success. Kevin is a professional trader and avid system developer who has won three consecutive World Cup Championships of Futures Trading® using algorithmic trading systems. Kevin has recently released a fantastic book on building trading systems called, Building Winning Algorithmic Trading […]

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Effective Indicators for Trading Strategies

John Ehlers always has interesting indicators. Below is a video presentation where he highlights specific indicators for trading strategies.

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The Prophet’s Tale

An interesting look into starting a small business with Tim Knights’s  journey with Prophet Financial Systems, founded in 1992. Part 1 Part 2 Part 3   Part 4 Part 5 Part 6 Part 7

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Exploring Market Edges With Rob Hanna [video]

If I want to discover some  interesting market studies I make a point to turn to Rob Hanna. Below is a link to a great 60-minute video presentation by Rob Hanna of Quantifiable Edges. Here Rob demonstrates some of his excellent market studies. http://media.mta.org/videos/2013/educational-web-series/rob-hanna/rob-hanna.html

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Anatomy of $SPY on First Trading Day of the Month

Looks like System Trader Success is mentioned as a favored website by the Author of this new book entitled, “Anatomy of $SPY on First Trading Day of the Month“. Appears the book is an in-depth study of SPY on the first trading day of the month. I just ordered a copy. Here is the text […]

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High-frequency Trader Pushes Systems To The Edge

Jacob Loveless explains the technical issues when pushing high frequency trading systems to the edge of their capabilities. I am a former high-frequency trader. For a few wonderful years I led a group of brilliant engineers and mathematicians, and together we traded in the electronic marketplaces and pushed systems to the edge of their capability. “HFT (high-frequency trading) systems […]

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