What do you think about this choice?
And I wish Truth__ would come back and post!
1. Positive Expectation on the bet
Or/ and implied
2. Implied odds outside the bet
(Examples of Implied odds outside the bet: a...
I would bet against that 7%!
Too obvious a strategy and oh the those quants.
I like links to academic papers. Well done.
Markets strive to be efficient. Larger markets are most of the time.
If a calendar spread looks too far out of whack, it might be good to try to...
"I eagerly await the administration’s regulations protecting pagers, fax machines, and Blockbuster," Arnold Schwarzenegger.
Our Best Plan:
I will pm you.
If you really do have a worthwhile edge, contact many prop firms about leverage, all commissions and costs, their deal, etc.
Post on ET looking...
Why do I have an edge-- aka positive expectation?
Why should tweeking my current ideas allow me to overcome the bid/ask, trading costs, those...
I thought you said trading was easy?
Wait, wait... now I see:
Trading is easy. Being a winning trader is hard!
The Mentor Method Is Often Best:
Try developing a personal relationships
with winning traders who you think currently have an edge and see if...
I would bet a lot of money you are supposed to lose trading because:
You do not sound like any strong trader I have ever known
You have to be...
On a cautionary note:
The Candy Store Usually Closes
Most big edges end faster and faster because of technologIcal progress and quicker...
Try to find a way to backtest and look for the reasons!!!
Many things sound reasonable when presented well. Some work and some do not.
I think asking opinions and testing is the way to go...
Asking good question sometimes turns up good ideas.
But definitely test!
Dividend stocks can be extra-good in a tax efficient account like an IRA.
Buffett has quite a portfolio of dividend paying stocks but he is also...
Hedge funds are supposed to do what they say they will do. Some have the goal you stated and others do not.
Most hedge funds are scams in that...
I am sure you meant to say someyhing to the effect that the market has produced returns of 9% a year over a very long sample (insert sample) and...
Tough for a retail guy for MANY reasons.
Even half-assed pros have sometimes struggled or even blown up.
Better for most people to simply...
Learning by reading:
I will say I have learned worthwhile things through pm relationships with posters I have met here.
Some of things that set this book apart from other day trading books are:
You can contact the author on THESE FORUMS or if you are polite and...
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