Hi, Im very keen what proportion of daytraders trade using a mechanical system and what proportion trade on a discretionary basis. Firstly some definitions so we are all on the same page. For the purposes of this poll: *Daytrader = a trader which trades any instrument (equities, futures, forex) using a timeframe smaller than daily (end of day). eg. tick, 1min, 5min, upto hourly, etc. *Mechnical system = a system which has been backtested. So let's see the results.