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Better System Trader

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: June, 2021
Jun 15, 2021

Quant trader Ernie Chan from PredictNow.ai joins us to discuss how to predict the profitability of trades using machine learning, including:

  • Unconditional probability and the problem with win% in backtest reports,
  • Why “conditional probability” is much more useful for a trader and how to apply conditional probabilities to capital allocation,
  • Why you should use Machine Learning for risk management and capital allocation only (and not for building trading strategies),
  • Why feature selection and feature importance ranking are so valuable,
  • Plus, the best ML techniques for prediction, how simple should trading strategies be, insights from cluster-based feature selection, do these techniques really work, ML as a crystal ball and much more!
Jun 9, 2021

Richard Metzger from Quantsys.net joins us to discuss how to combine algos using state-based market design techniques for more consistent trading performance, including:

  • Why it's important to be sceptical of your algos,
  • The main causes of poor algo performance and how state-based market design can address these issues,
  • How to define market states into "buckets" and why you should keep them simple,
  • Combining state-based algos to create a system, plus
  • Adjusting inputs for market states, combining strategies in Tradestation, market states vs regime filters, and much more!
Jun 2, 2021

Mandi Pour Rafsendjani from High Performance Trading joins us to discuss tips and techniques to perform like a world champion, even under times of stress and uncertainty, including:

  • The 2 types of fears that lead to stress in trading,
  • Self-image and accelerating trading performance,
  • The 3 different areas to look at when dealing with stress,
  • "Protective Pessimism" and positive vs negative thinking,
  • The "3M's" to check when a strategy stops working,
  • The "Queens Gambit" strategy to performance improvement, plus
  • How to recover from larger drawdowns, overtrading, Wim Hof and yoga, self-talk, mindset and why the market is like an “all you can eat” buffet you can keep going back to – yum!
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