In this Connors Research Traders Journal, we are going to show you how Python and Quantopian can take your trading and strategy testing abilities to the next level. We’ll share with you a strong performing, relative momentum strategy which trades individual US equities, dynamically choosing the strongest stocks from a 500 stock universe. This simple to… [Read More]
I received a number of positive comments from the interview of Index Trader Sam Beckers, CTA, in the previous issue of the Connors Research Traders Journal. One trader was kind enough to share back an interview he thought would be of interest to me because it covered the very important topic of position sizing. A topic… [Read More]
If you would like to read Chapter One of my new book Buy The Fear, Sell The Greed – 7 Behavioral Quant Strategies for Traders please click here. Today is the last and potentially the most important lesson in our 10-part series. Today’s lesson is “The Importance of Execution”. There are so many aspects to… [Read More]
Trading seems like an area where individuals could fare as well as professionals but that is rarely the case. Individuals face a number of challenges when it comes to trading and one challenge is to understand they are unlikely to beat professionals in some areas. Individuals might find success in day trading, for example, but… [Read More]
With recent market activity reminding traders that prices can go down as well as up, we’re suddenly starting to hear more about volatility again. Today we’ll discuss the different types of volatility related to stocks and ETFs. The first type of volatility is Historical Volatility, or HV, which may also be referred to as Realized… [Read More]
Gain a solid foundation on the fundamentals of options and learn just what they are, the two types of options, the pricing of options, and some basic trading strategies.
By now you’ve probably heard of ConnorsRSI, a composite indicator that we developed recently. If not, you can download a free guidebook on the topic here: An Introduction to ConnorsRSI. Learn everything about ConnorsRSI with our introductory guidebook – including formula & trading strategies. You may also know that we’ve been methodically replacing the 2-period… [Read More]
Whether you’re opening a new trading account or are just curious about what other brokers may provide, it’s always a good idea to take these core considerations into account when selecting an online broker.
When we trade stocks, we make money when we correctly predict the direction that the stock is going to move. When we trade options, we need to be directionally correct within a specified timeframe. In other words, we need the underlying stock to move in the right direction between now and the expiration of the… [Read More]
Beyond the benefits of flexibility and maneuverability, swing trading is advantageous because it allows you to trade the market regardless of whether it’s up, down, or even sideways. The TradingMarkets Swing Trading College is a comprehensive training program designed to teach you the core competencies involved with high-probability swing trading, and to provide you with… [Read More]