Seems an appropriate time to revisit this. When this was occurring I was sitting in an airport lounge somewhere trying to make the best of what past for mobile communication in those days. In 1992, George Soros brought the Bank of England to its knees. In the process, he pocketed over a billion dollars. Making…Details
Despite a good showing last night the S&P500 is still stuck in an extended sideways move.
With the circus that American laughingly call an election year in full swing I wondered what the had happened to the market during previous election years. So with a rainy Friday afternoon, Google, and a truck load of historical data it was time for some dodgy excel. The chart below looks at the return of…Details
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I am still beavering away looking at changes in the S&P/ASX200 over time – it is a time consuming exercise as with all things Australian quality data is hard to come by. Both Standard and Poors and the ASX are friggen hopeless when it comes to providing useful hard core data for traders. However, the…Details
Recently I had a look at the distribution of returns for a system I run – the aim of this was to give a sense of how systems trading works. The rules of systems trading are very simple and are based around the concept of ride the losses, pump the winners and allow time to…Details