Many talk about trading psychology and how important it is to develop a mindset that is conducive to being consistently successful at this endeavor. However, there seems to very little written about how to actually navigate your trading vessel through the swells and currents of drawdowns so that treacherous, ripping ocean waves do not crash […]
How Much is “Too Much Information?” QiT has data going back to 2007 for all the QiT portfolios. You did know that we have data going back that far, didn’t you? No? Well heck, check it out. On each performance page you’ll see a link that says, “Click here for the Monthly Profit, Trade Count and […]
I’ve been discussing the plethora of issues you need to be mindful of when evaluating the efficacy of an algorithmic trading service. Today I will expand on that list but before we get to that I would like to share with you a quote I ran across some years ago that epitomizes algorithm development. “Most […]
Are you biased? Ok, Ok, I’m not being politically incorrect, and asking about the bias we see discussed in the newspapers, on TV, or in the blogospheres, but another kind of bias, the kind that creeps into your trading. The kind of bias you never know is there but yet lurks under the bed and in the closet. The kind of bias you never think about but has to be addressed by anyone who, not only develops systems, but anyone who trades.
You’ve decided to not take the DIY (do it yourself) route and not build your own trading algorithm. You’ve decided you don’t want to dip your toes into the shark-infested water called starting from scratch. Now you’re tasked with finding a service that has already done the hard work for you. What do you look for […]
Introducing the new portfolio QiT has just been added to our ever expanding list of trading options, a Long Only S&P 500 Portfolio, for retirement type accounts and take a visit to the Land of OZ.