AlgoStrats Blog

Post Brexit, AlgoStrats:FX Launch and new Videos

  • Jun 29, 2016
  • Marco Mayer
  • videos, brexit, algostratsfx

And a few days after the suprise from UK (sorry to see you guys leave!) the markets seem to calm down a bit already which is nice. But I expect to see a few more crazy days and regarding the FX markets it’s all one big Risk ON/OFF scheme right now, driving up correlations between the pairs.

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Trading BREXIT

  • Jun 23, 2016
  • Marco Mayer
  • brexit, news

Actually I didn’t want to jump on the BREXIT bandwagon but since a few of you asked me if I trade the Brexit and if so how, I’ll let you know and give you a bit of a warning along the way. There’s tons of traders out there on social media, blogs, trading sites and forum talking about how they’ll trade the Brexit event, stay up over night and so on.

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New Video: Manual Backtesting Pifalls

  • Jun 16, 2016
  • Marco Mayer
  • video, backtesting

If you don’t want to learn how to backtest automatically right now but still want to profit from backtesting, you got to do it manually. That’s how I started too many years ago. I still remember sitting there with printed charts and writing down trade results on a separate sheet of paper.

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New Video: Forex vs. Futures

  • Jun 8, 2016
  • Marco Mayer
  • video, futures, forex, instruments

What’s better to trade the currency markets? Trading Futures or Forex?

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Welcome to the AlgoStrats Blog

  • Jun 6, 2016
  • Marco Mayer
  • AlgoStrats

To start this off I’d like to welcome you to the AlgoStrats Blog and give you an idea what you will find here in the future:

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Don't Trade your P&L

  • Jun 2, 2016
  • Marco Mayer
  • Systematic Trading, Psychology

I just posted another video on our YouTube channel about another very common trading mistake, and that’s trading your P&L instead of the actual market.

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Trading Error: Stop Trading at the worst time possible

  • May 17, 2016
  • Marco Mayer
  • Trading Errors

I just wanted to let you know about a new video that I uploaded to YouTube about one of the most common trading mistakes out there: To Stop Trading/Following your method/system/yourself at the worst time possible.

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How much to risk per Trade?

  • May 12, 2016
  • Marco Mayer
  • Risk, Psychology

One of the questions every trader has to think about at some point is, how much of my account should I risk per trade? A percentage? If so, what percentage?

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Everybody gets what they want out of the market

  • Apr 18, 2016
  • Marco Mayer
  • Market Wizards, Ed Seykota, Quotes, Psychology

This is one of the quotes about trading that stuck with me. I googled it and it’s from Ed Seykota, I probably read it in one of the Market Wizards books, which I can highly recommend.

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