Trading Strategy Backtest

Some screen shots of my Trading Strategy Backtest application which I’ve been developing for the past couple of years. Two books by Robert Pardo provide some of the basis of my automated trading methodology; 1) Design, Testing, and Optimization of Trading Systems and 2) The Evaluation and Optimization of Trading Strategies. Here’s what led me […]

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Wall Street

This story reprinted without permission from portfolio.com This article expresses part of what I have been thinking for some time, that Wall Street is feeding the world bs and most people are taking a big bite. -Mike The Evolution of an Investor by Michael Lewis December 2007 Issue Blaine Lourd got rich picking stocks. But […]

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Notes from eval of trading software

All of this was done summer/fall of ’06 Strategy Runner. Looks interesting. Years of tick data for testing. Full platform capable. Price Paper trader: 2 week trial, $35-$65/month Real: “call for price” Strategy Tuner Dev: $3k, $900/yr Strategy Tuner Standard: $300 one time Data: 3 contracts included. $50/yr per contract updates Lite: auto exits only, […]

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Notes from Peter Lynch’s “Beating the Street”

My notes from reading “Beating the Street”. National Association of Investors Corp. Represents over 10,000 stockpicking clubs. Majority of chapters beat s&p and 3/4 of all mutual funds. Offer investors manual and home study course. Monthly “Better Investing”. http://www.better-investing.org/ Maxims from NAIC: -Hold no more stocks than you can remain informed on. -Invest regularly. -You […]

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