Posts Tagged ‘algorithmic trading’

Trading Micro E-minis …… think like a Football coach!

Back in May of this year the CME Group launched micro E-mini contracts for 4 major indices: Nasdaq100, Dow Jones 30, S&P500 and the Russell 2000.  The original E-mini was brought out back in the late 1990s so our view on chatting with colleagues in the market, including our friends at Dorman, was that these…

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To Bank … or not to Bank?

First apologies to Shakespeare for blatantly abusing one of his quotes. However, the topic of setting a bank for your trades is one that is widely discussed and I thought it was a nice link!   What is a bank point? When you are running multi-contract trades you obviously have the option to exit each…

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Beyond the Trades Interview – Mark Sear

Mark Sear, Inteligex Co-Founder and CTO Beyond the Trades Interview   QUESTION – Thank you for taking the time to participate in the Q & A session. Before we start in detail. Would you like to share with everyone who may not know, who you are, what you do, where you live, work and your experience…

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What Traders can learn from NYC Cab Drivers

  We’re traders, we’re our own boss, we decide when we trade and when we don’t. We may trade 8 hours a day because we think of it as a job. We may trade until we hit a certain profit as we have a goal we want to achieve. We may just trade because we…

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Inteligex Algorithms revolutionize Technical Analysis

As a trader you’ve no doubt done your technical analysis.  You’ve put in the hard yards poring over charts, identified support and resistance, set up indicators and charting tools to help you see those repeating patterns and used this information to help you trade.   We all know it’s important to do this ground work as…

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What Vin Diesel can teach us about trading

You may not think Vin Diesel had many lessons for traders.  But he has several.  I mean, first of all there is the obvious one.  Fast and Furious.  He’s been in a few of those.  But ideally trading is neither Fast nor Furious.  Certainly not with Inteligex.  It should be almost the opposite. From there…

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Lessons in time and emotion

Today Notre-Dame de Paris, a cathedral over nine hundred years old, something that had survived many wars, succumbed to the most basic of things.  A fire. It was lost so quickly. Destroyed in a few hours. A tragedy. The building can of course be rebuilt.  But it will take much time and then one must…

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The Definition of Madness

The Definition of Madness

We often read that the definition of madness is doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different result. The implication is that if something isn’t working, change it and change it again. It turns out for traders and investors, life may not be as simple as that. According to London-based Essentia Analytics,…

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From Red Monday to Green Wednesday

From Red Monday to Green Wednesday At Inteligex we are often asked if we are nervous when we trade and if we change our trading habits if we have a bad day or a good day. The answer to both is no. Why? Because we stick to a routine that works. It works over time,…

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What Are Your Trading Goals?

What Are Your Trading Goals? When I am having a trading discussion with someone, the topic eventually comes up – What are your goals? I want to make money! A common goal for a lot of people is – I want to make a certain amount of dollars per day. They will also usually have…

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