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1. ### Interesting blog on BlueTrend fund and system development

From what I read his reference to bootstrap testing is another name for Monte Carlo Testing. Looks like he took monthly returns; randomized them...
Post by: acrary, Feb 28, 2015 in forum: Strategy Development
2. ### How much risk capital should one use in a single trade?

Three elements to this question. 1). What is the expected profit factor of the strategy? 2). How much pain in the form of drawdown are you willing...
Post by: acrary, Aug 18, 2013 in forum: Risk Management
3. ### Calculating Standard Deviation and Sharpe Ratio

1. In the example given, the average return would be 3.5% and the std dev would be approx. 1.29%. You're just measuring the amount of...
Post by: acrary, Jan 26, 2013 in forum: Stocks
4. ### How much hours it took you to become consistently profitable ?

While the process of trading is a left-brained activity. The decision points for trading is a right-brained activity. Your ability to perceive is...
Post by: acrary, Aug 9, 2012 in forum: Trading
5. ### 200%/year for an AVERAGE trader according to Acrary, still true?

200% per-month isn't reasonable. I was making the case that a target of 200% per-year is a reasonable goal for a small trading account.
Post by: acrary, Jan 5, 2010 in forum: Professional Trading
6. ### 200%/year for an AVERAGE trader according to Acrary, still true?

I'm not sure what you're saying nonense about. The numbers can be checked using any Monte Carlo sim. I don't think trading about once per-day with...
Post by: acrary, Jan 5, 2010 in forum: Professional Trading
7. ### 200%/year for an AVERAGE trader according to Acrary, still true?

Might be a little easier to see in this screenshot.
Post by: acrary, Jan 5, 2010 in forum: Professional Trading
8. ### 200%/year for an AVERAGE trader according to Acrary, still true?

I occassionally stop by, so I'm not totally off the net. While a average trader will undoubtedly lose money, an average profitable trader...
Post by: acrary, Jan 5, 2010 in forum: Professional Trading
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