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Putting Risk in Perspective | Overnight & Other

I've been reading this book Deep Survival: Who Lives, Who Dies, and Why by Laurence Gonzales, a book that delves into what goes on in the minds of people who ...
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The back-test is not the trade | Taking a strategy live

A map is not the territory it represents, but, if correct, it has a similar structure to the territory, which accounts for its usefulness. — Alfred ...
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Capitalmind Chase | Roaring Day and Night

Over all trading days in the past 12 years (~3,000 days), only 46% of days close positive intraday (Open - Close) vs. 64% of days close positive overnight ...
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Introducing Capitalmind Chase | A systematic index trend following strategy

Today we introduce Capitalmind Chase for our Premium Subscribers. A Systematic (rule-based) Trend-Following Strategy that combines holding the NIFTY with ...
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Rough Framing a Trend Following Strategy | Moving Averages & Metrics

"It is a capital mistake to theorize before one has data. Insensibly one begins to twist facts to suit theories, instead of theories to suit facts." — Arthur ...
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Prepping for the Build | The making of a Trend Following Strategy

"Data! data! data! he cried impatiently. I can't make bricks without clay." ― Arthur Conan Doyle, The Adventure of the Copper Beeches   This is the ...
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Understanding the Why of Trends | Siding with Shiller

Constancy of Human Nature There is something primal about the human emotions of Greed and Fear.  It is these emotions in a collective sense that reflect in ...
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If you can’t measure it, don’t trade it – Quantifying Trends

The idea of finding a reference If I were to tell you that ^NIFTY50 is going up, does it mean anything?  I am sure you would ask me, how long has it ...
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What is this Trend following thing anyway?

My kids are huge fans of Formula 1. The races have them glued to a TV screen for the full two hours or so that it takes to finish a circuit at blazingly high ...
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