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Searching for an Efficient Market Regime Filter [0.15]

Posted on Nov. 16, 2015, 4:09 a.m. by Helix Trader @ [source]

The probability of our long term success as traders increases when we trade with the prevailing market trend. This means when trading stocks we should be buying when the overall market is rising and / or shorting when the overall market is falling.

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In Part 1 of this article we focused on the key trading objectives that we must quantify before beginning the search for the strategy that will match our personality and lifestyle.

If our aim is to profit from market price movements, there are really only two types of strategy available to us; Trend Following, also known as momentum trading, and Mean Reversion, also known as swing trading.

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Better System Trader Podcast [0.49]

Posted on Oct. 21, 2015, 12:57 a.m. by Helix Trader @ [source]

The Better System Trader Podcasts, hosted by Andrew Swanscott, are a great resource for systematic traders of all levels. Andrew has done an excellent job in pulling together some of the best and brightest in the quantitative trading world, and this week he was gracious enough to invite me on to his show.

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The options to invest our money are increasing all the time, as are the strategies with which to do it.

In trading and investing, these metrics fall into five main areas.

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Global Markets Technical Outlook September 2015 [0.23]

Posted on Sept. 14, 2015, 2:50 a.m. by Helix Trader @ [source]

But what do the charts tell us about the future direction of the market?

View the video of the latest Global Markets Technical Outlook to see the patterns and levels to watch for in stocks, currencies and commodities.


After a blistering couple of weeks in the Australian stock market, which included a base rate cut by the Reserve Bank of Australia, we’re starting to see headlines such as “Australian stocks surge to new seven-year high on rate cut optimism“. But is the rate cut really what’s driving this market higher?

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