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Risk-Reward

Hi, Andrea Unger here. And some seconds to discuss about risk reward; risk reward 123.

Is this the Holy Grail of trading? Sometimes, you will read about that, but I believe it’s not. Actually, it is not. Believe me, the risk reward depends on the kind, the type of strategy that you put in place.… [read more]

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I don’t have money!

Hi guys, Andrea Unger here. A question that I’m often asked is how much capital do I need? How much do I need to start with or generally if the capital that we want to dedicate is enough or not?

In many cases, obviously, people are not willing to dedicate too much capital to trading and want to start with a small amount or something that is not dangerous.… [read more]

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Multi-market systems

Hi, Andrea Unger here. And this time, I try to answer a question that is often heard in the trading business. The question is: a trading system, to be considered good, does it have to perform well on many markets?
Well, basically, this question derives from a partial knowledge about trading systems because there are two types of trading systems—systems that were born trying to identify the balance between forces of buyers and sellers in the market, and so they try to, let’s say, fight inside this balance and take advantage, obviously, from the moves that derive from these fights.… [read more]

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Python, R and Nasa

Hi, Andrea Unger here.

How many of you have been finding stuff on the internet communities about Python developers for trading systems? Is Python the solution? Is MATLAB what we need? Is R the only way to elaborate complicated statistics? Do we need to program in C# to get speed or whatever?… [read more]

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I can’t code

Hi, Andrea Unger here. I’m not a programmer.

Is this a valid excuse. You probably think that if you want to build trading systems, you will not be able to because you are not a programmer; you’re not able to program.… [read more]

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Method or System?

Hi guys, Andrea Unger here and today we talk about The System.

What does the system mean? The system, often, I use it myself. And sometimes, it’s misleading, I admit it.

“The system to trade the markets”, it makes you think that there is a trading system that you can apply on the markets and you can make money.… [read more]

By Andrea Unger, ago
Markets

Meat & Soft Markets

Hi, guys. Hi from Andrea Unger and I want to introduce, now, some markets which are not as popular as the most commonly traded. But they are really interesting, so I want to explore these futures together with you.
Here we have meats.… [read more]

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Complex Math

Hi, Andrea Unger here. And today, I want to discuss about econometrics.

People sometimes ask about trading systems and they think that you need to study econometrics to then build a profitable trading system. And sometimes, they come out with partial derivatives and other complex equations to try to find something that works.… [read more]

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Market profile

Hi, guys. Andrea Unger here. And I want to briefly discuss today about something that is no longer that much in discussion, and that is market profile. Market profile was very popular in the early 2000, 2002-3, till 2007-8—things like that, and then slowly became less and less interesting for most of the traders.… [read more]

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