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Context is the Key to Replicating Successful Trading Strategies

There are lots of books written on a diverse set of trading strategies. Some experts share their approaches on social media and other forums. Still very few traders who try to follow these approaches can replicate the success. Why

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Position Sizing in Trading with Kelly Criterion

How much of your portfolio should you put in a given trade or investment? That's something that intrigues all traders and investors. There is a scientific solution to this problem. It is called the Kelly Criterion.

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Andreas Clenow | Expert Systematic Trader

Andreas Clenow is a Swedish-Swiss author, asset manager, and entrepreneur. He has a grounding in both trading and quant modeling, which gives him a unique perspective when it comes to cross-asset quantitative trading.

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Trading for Software Engineers

Did you know most successful systematic traders are software engineers? Here is food for thought: If you are a software engineer but not trading, are you missing out? This is not a FOMO post but a general commentary on opportunity

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Why Software Engineers should do Systematic Trading?

Trading seems like a daunting as well as exciting task for Software Engineers. Most engineers start trading discretionarily like everyone. However, Discretionary Trading is not the game of engineers, Systematic Trading is.

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Opening Range Breakout: A Powerful Day Trading Strategy

Opening Range Breakout is one of the most powerful day trading strategies employed by traders.‍ Here we dive a bit more into the details of the strategy and how one can go about doing systematic trading with it.

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Turtle Traders 3.0? Ordinary People, Extraordinary Results in 2022!

Can ordinary people become extraordinary traders? Richard Dennis ran this famous Turtle Trader experiment in 1980s with phenomenal success. In 2022 we ran the first of a similar experiment. Learn about the results in this article.

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Thank You, Legends of Systematic Trading

Happy Thanksgiving! This Thanksgiving, we want to convey our thanks to some of the masters of systematic trading who have made invaluable contributions to this domain. They are the icons and inspirations for every trader.

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The Biggest Mistake New Traders Make

Why do 90-95% of traders fail? While there are various reasons for this but in this blog post, we address the most important reason, which also happens to be the biggest mistake that new traders make.

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Laurens Bensdorp | Expert Systematic Trader

This week's spotlight is on Laurens Bensdorp, an expert systematic trader and best-selling author. He has been making a risk-adjusted return of more than five times the S&P 500 since 2007. He is an icon for the next gen of traders

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Different Types of Systematic Trading Strategies

There are many different types of systematic trading strategies that traders and investors can use depending on their preferred styles, like day trading, swing trading, position trading, and long-term investing. Learn more here.

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Systematic Trading vs. Algorithmic Trading

Many people view systematic trading and algorithmic trading as one and the same. While it is true, in the sense that all algorithmic trading is systematic, the reverse is not true. Some key differences between the two are...

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Systematic Trading is like Mindful Meditation!

When it comes to trading, emotions can be a powerful force. So the solution here is not to tell traders to control their emotions - that is like asking them to swim against the water current. But changing the context around them.

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Kevin J. Davey | Expert Systematic Trader

This week's spotlight is on Kevin J. Davey, an expert systematic trader and winner of the worldwide futures trading contest. He has been creating profitable trading systems for nearly three decades. He is also an author and mentor

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How to convert a negative expectancy trading system into a positive expectancy one | Hedging Magic

Here we explore an idea of how hedging can be used to convert a negative expectancy trading system into a positive expectancy one.

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What is the Fractal Market Hypothesis

The Fractal Market Hypothesis (FMH) is a theory about how heightened market uncertainty can lead to sudden market crises and crashes. Using machine learning, repeating sequences or fractal patterns can be detected.

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What is the Efficient Market Hypothesis?

The efficient markets hypothesis states that it is impossible to beat the market because all relevant information is already priced into securities. Many studies have found evidence supporting at least weak form efficiency in U.S.

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The Adaptive Market Hypothesis and its implementation in a Trading System

In finance, the adaptive market hypothesis (AMH) is the theory that financial markets evolve and adapt to changing conditions, affecting market participants' behavior. The AMH has been used to explain the price action of assets.

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What is Behavioral Portfolio Theory?

Most investors are familiar with the Modern Portfolio Theory. But the Behavioral Portfolio Theory is a new field with roots in behavioral finance. It attempts to explain the impact of investor behavior on decisions & performance.

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The Modern Portfolio Theory

Modern Portfolio Theory (MPT) is a framework for analyzing and constructing portfolios to maximize return for a given level of risk. It was developed by Harry Markowitz in the early 1950s.

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Perry J. Kauffman | Expert Systematic Trader

Continuation of our series to provide a weekly spotlight on different expert systematic traders who are the icons and inspirations for the next generations of systematic traders. This week the spotlight is on Perry J. Kauffman.

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The Market of Experts, Noise, Contradictions, and Finding Sanity

The experts on the news probably know it all, right? But what we get from the news are just contradictory opinions and opinions that change every day in the market. So these are simply nothing more than noise!

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The foundational book on Systematic Trading

The book explains how markets work, the foundations of technical + fundamental analysis, and how to use market knowledge to create trading systems. The goal is to fill the void in the foundational education of trading & investing.

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Keeping up with the Feds

The value of stocks fell after Jerome Powell, the chair of the Federal Reserve, said there may be more interest rate hikes in the future. This caused people to worry that there might be a recession next year.

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Simplicity on the other side of complexity: How to get started in trading systematically!

In the world of trading and investing, it's easy to get caught up in the details. There is much information to process, where there is more noise than signals. Training the eye of looking at charts doesn't work. Right way is then?

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Spooky Financial Crisis Stories on Halloween!

Happy Halloween, everyone. On this day, we stroll down history lane to learn about the scary stories of 15 different global financial crises. Learn what caused them. What we can learn from them. History is the best teacher!

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Nick Radge | Expert Systematic Trader

In this series on expert systematic traders, we have the spotlight on Nick Radge. The goal is to help new systematic traders discover their icons in this world.

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Financial Astrology - Real or Snake Oil?

Financial astrology is the practice of using the positions of the planets and stars to make predictions about financial markets. Proponents claim that these can outperform. But is it real or just snake oil?

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Understanding correlation and causation and the impact in trading decisions

Investors are always looking for patterns in the market so they can make better-informed decisions about where to invest their money. Correlation and causation are two important concepts that traders/investors need to understand.

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How the US mid-term elections can impact the stock market

There is no doubt that the upcoming US midterm elections will have an impact on the stock market. By following systematic trading and investing approach, traders/investors can withstand any market environment and thrive.

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Warren Buffet is WRONG about Index Funds?

Warren Buffet is one of the world’s most successful investors. In an interview, he said that most people should put their money in an index fund. But he is wrong about Index Funds? We discuss this further in this blog post.

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Commodities Trading as a Hedge Against Inflation

Commodities trading is buying and selling certain natural resources, crops, livestock, and processed products. Commodities can be traded as futures, options, or ETFs. They offer good hedging against inflation for investors

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How to invest in the Metaverse?

The metaverse is a digital world that exists on top of the internet. The metaverse is growing in popularity, and there are many ways to invest in it. This is an interesting space to see if it lives up to the hype.

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Price Action Trading

Price action is using price changes in the market to make trading decisions. It is a technical analysis tool that looks at the prices of traded assets over time rather than economic indicators or fundamental analysis.

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Benjamin Graham and the Science of Value Investing

Benjamin Graham is known as the father of value investing. He was a successful investor and teacher who wrote several books on investing, which are considered some of the most important books in this field.

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How to SHORT the market by going LONG?

In a market downtrend, shorting can be a good way to generate profit in trading and hedge one's portfolio from downside risks. But shorting stocks directly is risky and requires experience. For beginners, there is a better way.

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Researchfin.ai Product Tutorial

In this video learn how to use the Researchfin.ai product.

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AI and Machine Learning from Hedge Funds to Retail Trading

AI-based hedge funds generated average returns of about 0.75% per month vs. about 0.25% per month for the human-guided hedge funds. For AI to be successful for retail traders, it should blend into the trading approach and workflow

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What is Relative Strength and how to use it to generate trade ideas?

How do you find high-performing assets in all market conditions? Enter Relative Strength. This is a metric that helps you identify leaders within any market. Relative Strength can help you find emerging opportunities to trade.

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For new traders, trading seems like rocket science! It shouldn’t be!

We challenged ourselves to create a novel Financial Market Intelligence Platform that masks the complexity for the newcomers and provides them a guided journey to help them adapt some of the best practices and develop their own.

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Is there always a bull market somewhere?

Jim Cramer of CNBC’s Mad Money show keeps saying, “There is always a bull market somewhere..”. We set out to validate this hypothesis with Researchfin.ai.

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Why should you Swing Trade?

Learn about Swing Trading in this short video education series.

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Trading Psychology

Trading psychology is one of the most important topics of trading. It is not something that new traders are consciously aware of. But mastering psychology goes a long way in successful trading.

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What do chart patterns tell us?

In this short video series, we discuss how can traders use chart patterns.

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The simple trick to score the 10-bagger in investing and trading.

You don’t need 10-baggers to win the trading game, just like you don’t need to go for the 13+ 3-pointers shots to win your basketball game. In fact, quite the opposite.

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The Secret Formula for Super Successful Trading

To be super successful in trading you don’t need a crystal ball but simple things that work almost as well as a crystal ball. And these “secrets” are hidden in plain sight but tend to be overlooked.

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What is Margin Trading and how does it affect your account?

Margin trading offers several benefits for traders with experience. Here we go more into detail about what it is and how one can use margin to maximize their trading results.

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Different Trading Styles: Day Trading, Swing Trading, and Position Trading

There are many different trading styles, each with its own strengths and weaknesses, and different traders will find themselves drawn to one or another style based on their personality and preferences. Here we discuss those styles

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Researchfin.ai 2.0: AI-Powered Technical Analysis for High Precision Stock Trading

Expert traders have spent years and even decades studying the price action to familiarize themselves with the behavior of the market. They have made expensive mistakes in the process, and some have even blown their trading account

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AI in Trading: A Great Validation!

2021 has been a phenomenal year for Researchfin.ai. We have launched an amazing version of the that Automates Technical Analysis for traders. It is a game-changer for making new traders successful and expert traders!

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The Secret of Risk-Free Trading

Trading is inherently a risky business. There is a great amount of uncertainty in how the markets can behave as there are a lot of factors at play. So, is the concept of risk-free trading even possible?

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