Live trading

By now you should have your trading systems, bundled in a portfolio ready. You should have chosen a broker (or several brokers), opened an account and deposited the capital you set aside for trading. It is now time to go live with your trading setup. Trading platform setup The first…

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Choosing a broker: Part 5 – Trade execution

Trade execution is the last factor on this list, but this is because it comes after all the other factors, not because it is the least important. An important question that needs to be answered at this point is: Who takes the opposite side of the trade? In trading, in…

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Detailed trading system results check

If you've already performed a quick check of live trading system results and comparison between evaluation profile and live trading performance and still find discrepancies between your simulation and live trading performance it is time to dig deeper into the data and run a detailed trading system results check. Topics…

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Choosing a broker: Part 4 – Historical data and charts

In the previous articles, you already learned about broker regulation, the trading platform, and the trading conditions. Another topic we cleared earlier was that since the trading systems rely on historical data, you should be very careful when choosing your data source. Most of the brokerages maintain historical data with sufficient quality, but…

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Choosing a broker: Part 1 – Regulation

Choosing the right broker is vital to your success as a trader. There are different factors that can affect your decision. We cover them in a series of articles. In the first one, you are going to learn more about Broker regulation. Broker Regulation The first thing you should consider…

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Money management in trading

Having covered risk and risk management in trading, let's focus on the next important part of the systematic trading process. It is time for you to learn more about Money management. Topics overview: What is Money management?Before you proceed to real trading you have to learn more about money management…

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Risk management in trading

If you've followed through the previous parts of the series, you should already have a portfolio of trading systems. But before you go live and trade real money with them, there are two more topics to cover - Risk management and Money management. Risk management is one of the most…

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