Month: April 2016

Programming, Products & Research for Traders

Metatrader 101: Installing New Metatrader Code in Mt4

This is the one in a series of Metatrader 101 posts, partly so that I can have something to give to clients who are new to Mt4. It will cover the basics so people can get up and running quickly. One of the great things about Metatrader is the amazing range of free code out…
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Metatrader 101: Adding an EA to your Chart

This is the first in a series of Metatrader 101 posts, partly so that I can have something to give to clients who are new to Mt4. It will cover the basics so people can get up and running quickly. An EA (Expert Advisor) is an automate trading strategy that will trade your account for…
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The Gambler’s Fallacy

I thought that I’d write about something known as the “Gambler’s Fallacy” as it’s something that crops up in trading (particularly FX trading) from time to time. The basic idea is that you can make money by betting cleverly and that somehow through doing this you can turn something that has no inherent edge into…
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How Good is Your System?

How good is a trading system? How can you compare the performance of two different systems and make a judgement as to which you would rather trade? Originally published in “Traders Magazine”, in this article I explore the various different ways of assessing the merit of a trading strategy. Strategy Development Process There are many…
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Web Resources: Forex Live

There are plenty of forex news portals around besides Forex Live but this is the one that I use to keep in touch with what’s going on in the forex world. It’s a pretty straight-forward site with one central page where all the latest news and comments come up in real-time without the need to…
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