Traditional technical analysis is purely inductive reasoning that purports to observe reality, but because it lacks the most important input for any statistical model—that of the testable hypothesis—it lacks any ability to say anything concrete. The scientific method is a form of positivist methodology, which centers on the falsification of a hypothesis or theory. If,… [Read More]
Breaking with Tradition – Why I Don’t Use Technical Analysis: Part 1
How to Build a Trading Strategy – Part 6
To conclude our series on creating a custom trading strategy we’ll explores varying exit methods, and detail the role stop losses can play in the strategy’s overall performance. Learn about the final piece in the puzzle you’ll need to start developing your own quantified trading strategies.
How to Build a Trading Strategy – Part 5
Join Senior Research Matt Radtke for this latest installment on building a custom trading strategy, where weÆll further refine our strategy by adding additional entry filters and delve through the test results to identify the greatest performing variations.
How to Build a Trading Strategy – Part 4
For the 4th installment of our strategy creation guide, Matt Radtke explores how performance can be evaluated through a detailed look at back-testing, and begins the process of refining our strategy.
How to Build a Trading Strategy – Part 3
In the latest installment of our trading strategy creation series, Matt Radtke explores the selection process for a testing universe with a special focus on liquidity.
How to Build a Trading Strategy – Part 2
For the 2nd part of our strategy building series, Senior Research Matt Radtke lays down the foundation for a quantifiable thesis that can be objectively tested as we move forward.
New Research! How to Build a Trading Strategy – Part 1
Join Senior Researcher Matt Radtke for our latest article series designed to teach you a systematic, step-by-step process for building your own quantified and validated trading strategies.
Build. Test. Trade: The Machine and the Rise of Quantitative Trading
In a world of stock tips and tweets and 24-hour “Bull versus Bear” debates, a new generation of traders and investors has turned their attention to resources like The Machine to make trading and investing decisions. Find out more about The Machine and save your spot at the next presentation.
Quantitative Trading and ETF PowerRatings
Larry Connors recommends this introductory book that does a good job at laying down the basics on quantitative trading. Plus learn more about our ETF PowerRatings, a new quantitative rating method for ETFs.