Do You Know What You’re Investing In ?

By | February 28, 2016

But when you don’t know what you’re doing, it’s fatal, Mr. Moore. Not knowing what you’re doing – Bretton James, Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps Precisely targeting and controlling the volatility level (20% monthly VaR) for DARWINs is one of the great strengths of Darwinex. To put this in perspective, compare it to the roller-coaster… Read More »

Screening the DARWIN Providers

By | February 7, 2016

Following the discussion in the comments section of this blog post, I decided to  put my investor cap on and write an article on screening DARWINs. For those who don’t know already, Darwinex is an FCA (UK) regulated broker and asset manager where traders can have their strategies packaged into an investable product called DARWIN… Read More »

The Wandering Scammer – Marcello Arrambide

By | January 23, 2016

Marcello Arrambide, the guy behind wanderingtrader.com and daytradingacademy.com considers himself to be the luckiest person in the world: he has location freedom, time freedom and financial freedom. He has achieved all this through day trading the stock market. For a few thousand bucks, he can teach you how to be like him. Just let me… Read More »

Debunking Fantasy World Performance Simulations

By | January 17, 2016

Just stumbled upon an article today which left me wondering: was it written by a trader who was under the influence or by an internet marketer ? Some people falsely believe that only flashy sites with photos/videos of expensive cars and wads of cash are the mark of an internet marketer. But it’s long been… Read More »

The Profit Distribution in Trading

By | January 1, 2016

I recently finished reading the book Trading Risk: Enhanced Profitability through Risk Control by Kenneth Grant. It’s not an easy read, and several times I was reminded of this paragraph from Michael Marcus’ interview in Market Wizards: For almost two years, I traded almost nothing but cocoa, because of the information and help I got… Read More »

Diagonal VS Horizontal Trading Patterns

By | December 22, 2015

Over the years I’ve become a bigger and bigger fan of horizontal chart patterns in the detriment of the diagonal ones. It took some time until I was able to articulate to myself why the former are superior to the latter, but now it’s all crystal clear in my mind. In books or on various… Read More »