Tradings Systems That Work: Building and Evaluating Effective Trading Systems: Building and…

Hardcover | December 11, 2000

byThomas Stridsman

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Today’s computer trading programs can be a godsend to traders looking for an extra edge. They can also be filled with dangerous—and expensive—pitfalls for the uninitiated. Trading Systems That Work reviews and analyzes today’s major software programs, and helps traders determine which will work best for their personal trading style and habits—and which could actually work against them.Emphasizing Tradestation and Excel (the two most popular software trading programs), this valuable guidebook covers all aspects of building, understanding, and evaluating a system. Traders will keep Trading Systems That Work handy for its: *Clear, step-by-step assistance with intricate systems*Techniques to evaluate the true performance of any system

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Today’s computer trading programs can be a godsend to traders looking for an extra edge. They can also be filled with dangerous—and expensive—pitfalls for the uninitiated. Trading Systems That Work reviews and analyzes today’s major software programs, and helps traders determine which will work best for their personal trading style and...

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Guidelines for Designing and Building a Unique, Powerful, and Profitable Trading SystemSuccessful trading is more than just a series of single, isolated activities, each fighting its own battles in a dog-eat-dog marketplace. It is instead a system, in which all components work together to ensure that each trade is well protected, easy ...

Thomas Stridsman is a senior editor for Active Trader magazine, trading consultant, and popular speaker at industry seminars and conferences. Previously, he wrote for Futures magazine. Before moving to Chicago in 1997, Stridsman operated his own Web-based trading advisory service in Sweden and was chair of the Swedish Technical Analyst...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:358 pages, 9.4 × 7.3 × 1.17 inPublished:December 11, 2000Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Evaluating Performance.

Performance Measures.

Better Measures.

Futures Contract Data.

System Concepts.

Picking Tops and Bottoms.

Data Mining.

Trade or Not to Trade.

Following the Trend.

Getting Out.

Efficient Trades.

Sweeney's MAE/MFE.

Adding Long-term Exits.

Working with Random Entries.

High Probability Filters.

Filtering.

Long-term Volatility Filters.

What Makes a Trend.

Money Management and Portfolio Composition.

Money Management.

Portfolio Composition.

Increasing Your Confidence.