With its daily turnover of over $6 trillion, who are the major players in the forex market? Let’s see how retail traders stack up!
Serious traders invest in quality education. Should you read “Building Winning Algorithmic Trading Systems” by Kevin Davey?
A big miss in the US nonfarm payrolls can wreak havoc in the markets. What’s considered a big miss? I analyze historical values to find out!
The forex markets are open 24/5, but not all hours are created equal. Here I dissect my broker data to determine the best time to trade forex.
Are you taking too much risk for too little return? Perhaps the professional hedge funds can help define good trading performance.
Have you noticed that forex weekend gaps usually reverse within 3 days? Here I’ll program a mean reversion strategy to exploit gaps over the last 18 years!
Should you increase your lot sizes for higher probability trades? Let’s code a dynamic position sizing scheme to capture more outsized wins!
Pivot points are the perfect tool if you trade using support & resistance. Here’s how to develop an automated pivot points forex strategy!
The Money Flow Index is sometimes called the volume-weighted RSI. Can it outperform the RSI in this trend following strategy?
Are you a victim of excessive trade slippage? Here’s how you can minimize slippage, and more realistically simulate it in your backtests!
Selecting a profitable entry is a critical step in strategy development. Here I’ll demonstrate how to use the Edge Ratio to maximize your profit potential.
The System Quality Number measures the profitability & consistency of your trading system. Here’s how to calculate your SQN and use it to improve your trading!
StrategyQuant’s BBWR indicator is the perfect tool to detect a Bollinger Bands squeeze. Here I explain how it’s calculated, and use it to program a breakout strategy for the AUDJPY!
The Schaff Trend Cycle is a unique combination of the MACD and Stochastic indicators. Here’s how you can use it to improve your trend following results!
The Kelly criterion is a famous mathematical formula that attempts to maximize your long-term capital growth. In this post, I’ll apply it to a EURUSD breakout strategy and explain some of its potential shortcomings when applied to forex trading.
Hey there, Wayne here! I’m on a mission to develop robust algorithmic trading strategies for the forex markets. Trading Tact is where I share my trading methods and insights.