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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: July, 2021
Jul 27, 2021

Algorithmic trader Cesar Alvarez from Alvarez Quant Trading joins us to discuss low effort trading strategies, including:

  • An explanation of rotational trading and the benefits/challenges of using rotational strategies,
  • Why rotational trading is a fantastic way to diversify time (and also get to “trade lazy”),
  • How often to rebalance and the impacts of the day you choose to rebalance,
  • Ranking methods and some of the most effective ways to find the best candidates,
  • How to reduce the churn in rotational trading with one small but powerful exit tweak,
  • Plus, universe selection, risk management, rebalancing, short trades, mean reversion, stock splits, audience questions and much more!
Jul 20, 2021

Trend following trader David Lundgren joins us to discuss how to improve trend following performance, including:

  • The problem with momentum (and why momentum “doesn’t work”),
  • Why momentum isn't working today,
  • Mixing momentum with trend following for better performance,
  • The 4 conditions that must happen for a trend to occur,
  • Modeling regime drivers and digging deeper to understand true market health,
  • What to do when trading strategies are struggling,
  • And much more.
Jul 14, 2021

Trader, author and performance coach Dr Brett Steenbarger discusses how traders can get an edge by applying innovation to their trading, including:

  • The 2 levels of improvements traders can make,
  • Why traders resist innovation and how to address hesitation to change,
  • How to innovate by looking at what we do well,
  • Why NOT trading can be an innovation for traders,
  • Impacts of lifestyle and mindset on innovation,
  • Why you should “limit your search” when looking for edges,
  • The 2 qualities most shared amongst successful traders
  • Plus, odds and backtesting market patterns, skill vs luck, testing in relevant market regimes, what successful traders focus on and much more!
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