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14 Stories by Lucas Liew

How to use Hedging as a Trading Strategy

How to use hedging as a trading strategy? We use it to take on specific risks. There is 2 ways. 1) Asset-hedge: This means...
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Why Do I Teach and Do I Find Meaning in Trading

Okay story time. Why do I teach We started this course in 2014. At that time, I just left my job at a trading...
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52 Trading Rules in 3 Minutes

On Strategy Mindset A good trader looks for opportunities in all the weird places, not just in regulated and developed markets. New, exotic and...
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Should I Hire an Algorithmic Trading Freelance Developer? (No, you shouldn’t)

Should I Hire an Algorithmic Trading Freelance Developer? No you shouldn’t. It might cost a lot over the long term, is ineffective, slow and...
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How to Measure Trading Risks?

How to measure trading risks? Risk should be measured based on the quality of the trading decision. A good quality trading decision has a...
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How to Raise Capital for my Trading and How Much Will I Make?

How to raise funds for my trading? Here are 3 ways: 1) Join a proprietary trading firm, 2) Raise from high-net-worth individuals, and 3)...
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What is a Good Track Record in Trading?

What is considered a good track record in trading? Making 25% per year annualized with low correlation to the market for 3 years, with...
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How to get a Job in Trading and How Much will I Make?

The usual way to get a job in top hedge funds is to major in something technical (Quantitative Finance, Math, Statistics, Computer Science, Physics...
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What is Algorithmic Trading and can an Individual do it?

What is algorithmic trading? Algorithmic trading is the buying and selling financial assets using computers, without human intervention. It is done to exploit persistent...
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4 Quantitative Trading Strategies that Work in 2019

The markets are getting more sophisticated and efficient. It is almost impossible to be profitable in the long-run by running strategies that used to...
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What is a Walk-Forward Optimization and How to Run It?

Backtesting a strategy gives you a good understanding of what happened in the past, but it does not tell the future. Fortunately, walk forward...
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How Much Money do You Need for Trading to Quit Your Job?

How much money do you need for algorithmic trading? You need 20 times your yearly expenses to be a full-time trader. However, the minimum...
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What is Overfitting in Trading?

What is overfitting in trading? Overfitting in trading is the process of designing a trading system that adapts so closely to historical data that...
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How Can Retail Traders Beat Institutional Traders and Hedge Funds?

Our competition, the hedge funds and big trading firms, have billions in capital, teams of experienced and highly qualified portfolio managers, traders and analysts,...
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