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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: August, 2021
Aug 24, 2021

Curtis White from Beyond Backtesting joins us to discuss 3 ways traders can build better trading models, including:

  • The problem with trading models and why traders struggle to incorporate predictive factors into models,
  • What drives the markets and using market cognition for better trading ideas,
  • Identifying and trading different markets and datasets,
  • Using statistical creativity in the strategy validation process,
  • Problems with Walk Forward Optimization and the 'proven winner' solution,
  • Testing with different bar types, the negative impacts of being too risk averse, and much more!
Aug 10, 2021

Kyle Schultz from Algorithmic Futures joins us to discuss how to leverage volatility in your trading strategies to improve risk/reward and outperform the market, including:

  • Why volatility is a key component in trading strategies,
  • 3 main ways to apply volatility in trading strategies,\
  • Types of volatility filters and when to use them in the strategy development process,
  • Using VIX term structure as a regime filter,
  • Adapting strategies to different volatility regimes,
  • Mean reversion vs momentum in different volatility regimes,
  • And much more!
Aug 3, 2021

Jeff Swanson from EasyLanguageMastery discusses how to avoid curve fitting your trading strategies using the "independent testing" technique, including:

  • The things traders do that cause curvefitting,
  • Is curvefitting a trading strategy really that bad?
  • Independent testing and why you should use it when developing trading strategies,
  • How to do independent testing of filters and using optimization to judge filter consistency,
  • Testing combinations of filters and why you should look to remove
  • Plus, types of filters to test, where to get trading ideas, how long to test a trading idea, when to switch strategies off, combining filters, tweaking a strategy and much more!
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