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If you’re looking for inspiration, motivation and practical advice on improving your trading results, Better System Trader delivers every week. Each episode brings you an expert trader who shares their own story, along with the steps, both good and bad, that they’ve taken on their path to success. With a focus on actionable insights, the tips and tricks used by the experts contain loads of value, providing you with insanely practical tips and tools you can start using TODAY. Improve your trading with Better System Trader.
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Now displaying: December, 2020
Dec 16, 2020

With 2020 coming to a close, we’ve got a great opportunity to stop for a breather (phew!), look at some of the craziness that has happened this year, and identify how we can use those insights to improve our trading even more in the future.

On this episode of BST Live Mike Grech from Quantopolis.com joins us to discuss 2020 and how we can better deal with market uncertainty. Here are just some of the tips you’ll discover:

  • Why 2020 has produced 5 years of market action in 1 year,
  • How this year has produced outsized returns for some trading styles and what could happen next,
  • Understanding your strategy, how it reacts to markets and when to stop trading it,
  • The future impacts of 2020 on backtesting, re-optimization and quant trading,
  • What could crash an overvalues stockmarket if a global pandemic can't,
  • Tail-risk hedging during volatility environments,
  • The drawbacks and dangers of using indicators in trading, plus…
  • The psychology of gains and losses, the information we don't see as traders, the best risk management tool you can possibly have, and MUCH more.
Dec 9, 2020

“Randomness has the greatest negative impact on single entry trading strategies.” – Brian Miller (Optimized Trading).

In this new episode of BST Live, Brian Miller from Optimized Trading joins us to discuss “3 under-utilized techniques to build dramatically better trading strategies”. 

Brian shared some unique ideas for building (and improving) trading strategies. Here are just some of the tips you’ll discover:

Basic market classifications most traders use (that miss the complete picture),

  • Designing models for specific market classifications
  • Managing trades as market classifications change,
  • How to get started building multi-structured strategies,
  • Matching the strategy style to the market,
  • Multi-value, multi-entry strategies, and diversification,
  • Adaptive money management using market classifications, plus…
  • Trade frequency, trending vs mean reverting, intelligent allocation, and much more.
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