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Is Trading for Everyone?



Hi guys! Is trading for everybody? No!

No because there are some obstacles.

I’m not claiming trading is the most difficult job in the world.

Who works in the industry might have noticed that in office groups of employees claim that that company is the most challenging in the world.… [read more]

By Andrea Unger, ago
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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]

By Andrea Unger, ago
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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]

By Andrea Unger, ago
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Historical Data in Trading



Hi guys, hi from Andrea Unger.

Today I would like to discuss a bit about historical data!

Historical data, question I often answer is: how far back in history should historical data be to test effectively a market?
And: What time frame should the definition be to get a clear picture of the market?… [read more]

By Andrea Unger, ago
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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]

By Andrea Unger, ago
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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]

By Andrea Unger, ago