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Real and Fake performance in trading



Hi guys hi from Andrea Unger.

Today I would like to discuss once more about performance.

I received many questions about performance and there are more questions in a direction of confirmation rather than of real asking.

People who want me to confirm that certain levels of performance somebody claimed are possible.… [read more]

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Why can Trading Systems stop working?



Hi guys, hi from Andrea Unger.

Today I would like to discuss about why…a question which often happens to arise…

Why do trading system deliver worse performance in live trading rather than in backtest?

So actually this is a common question because people work, develop a trading system and once it goes live after a while it delivers poorer performance or it even becomes a loser.… [read more]

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How to use leverage in trading



Hey guys hi from Andrea Unger.

Sometimes I’m asked: “How much leverage do you use?”

In my opinion this question is really dangerous.

It shows sort of a wrong attitude, a wrong approach to trading.

Just because with the leverage in mind, how much leverage, it seems like we are trying to maximize the money we have at our disposal, which is normally the money we have in our account.… [read more]

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Which are the software/hardware requirements necessary for automated trading?

In order to begin with automated trading, I recommend adopting MultiCharts for a platform, which is connected to the IQFeed data stream: at the moment, we believe that this setup is one of the most stable and it is excellent given the simplicity of the language that allows you to develop much faster than other platforms (compared to, for example, MT4 or NinjaTrader, which have much more complex programming languages).… [read more]

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The Complexity of Trading Systems



Hi Guys, hi from Andrea Unger. Today I would like to briefly discuss about trading systems.

Most often on web or forums and so on there are discussions about trading systems. Sometimes there are some codes, open source codes and what I noticed that is often the idea behind a trading system is something that imagines a machine, a hidden logic and something that only a computer or a machine or an algo can discover.… [read more]

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The Trading Edge



Hi guys, hi from Andrea Unger, today I would like to discuss about a topic that often comes up with questions and the question is: “fine, but how do I find an edge”? Edge and not age, edge as advantage, an edge in a trading system, so how do I get the idea on how to develop a trading system?… [read more]

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The Trading Secret



Hi guys, hi from Andrea Unger here in Munich, Germany, Englischer Garten, nice place to be, lucky with the weather today, it’s a business trip but I’m happy to be here let’s say but I will take this occasion to answer to two comments, very similar comments that I receive sometimes per email or on Facebook or on YouTube.… [read more]

By Andrea Unger, ago