Better System Trader

Synopsis

If you’re looking for inspiration, motivation and practical advice on improving your trading results, Better System Trader delivers every week. Each episode brings you an expert trader who shares their own story, along with the steps, both good and bad, that they’ve taken on their path to success. With a focus on actionable insights, the tips and tricks used by the experts contain loads of value, providing you with insanely practical tips and tools you can start using TODAY. Improve your trading with Better System Trader.

Episodes

  • 003: Cesar Alvarez on trading ideas, backtesting, stops and market timing

    003: Cesar Alvarez on trading ideas, backtesting, stops and market timing

    19/04/2015 Duration: 54min

    In our chat with Cesar Alvarez we talk about trading ideas, key concepts and pitfalls of backtesting, the impact of stops on returns, market timing, over-optimisation, drawdown and using multiple strategies in a portfolio. Topics discussed: Where to find trading ideas Why you should test all of your ideas, even if you think they won't work Pitfalls of backtesting you need to look out for How to identify coding errors in backtesting Some clues that indicate you may have over-optimised a strategy Issues with splitting data into in-sample and out-of-sample portions The impact of stops on returns Handling a 50% overnight drop in a stock price Finding your personal drawdown tolerance How market timing can impact a strategy Why you need multiple strategies in a portfolio

  • 002: Brent Penfold discusses trading principles, money management, risk of ruin and how to overcome greed, hope and fear in trading

    002: Brent Penfold discusses trading principles, money management, risk of ruin and how to overcome greed, hope and fear in trading

    19/04/2015 Duration: 01h12min

    In this episode with Brent Penfold we cover fundamental topics that impacts traders of all levels, from beginner to advanced. We talk about some of the psychological issues traders face, the principles all traders need to accept to be successful, that elusive Holy Grail of trading and an extremely important mathematical concept that can identify if you’re going to blow up your account, so don’t miss that. The guest also provides actionable tips and tricks to overcome these issues along with a simple method to determine if a strategy is broken, which could save you lots of money and stress. Topics discussed: How to trades 24 markets actively and be finished by 9:30am The simple reason why most traders fail The principles all traders need to accept to be successful The one mathematical measure that can tell if you'll blow up your account - don't miss this! The Holy Grail The most important aspect of trading How to remove hope from your trading How to combat greed The impact fear can have on your trading and a

  • 000: Welcome to Better System Trader

    000: Welcome to Better System Trader

    11/04/2015 Duration: 05min

    Welcome to Better System Trader, the podcast where expert traders share tips, tricks and actionable insights to improve trading results. In this episode I introduce Better System Trader, what its all about, what to expect, and a little background on myself.

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