Mechanical e-mini daytrading

Discussion in 'Trading' started by sunnyskies, Aug 27, 2002.

  1. Have you succeeded at it? Or know anyone who's done it? Not looking for someone to give away the ship, just curious how many are doing well with this..
  2. Brandonf

    Brandonf ET Sponsor

    Look to trade a few systems at the same time, trending and non trending, volatility vs non volatility based etc. The best mechanical systems are a combonation of a few. This will reduce drawdowns fairly substantially.

  3. It works ...
  4. syd697


    How do you guys trade multiple systems at the same time? Do you manually execute them when you get the signals , or do you have software that will execute all your systems for you when signals are generated (so you don't have to be glued to the screen or wait for alerts)?
  5. Software.
  6. mgkrebs


    Anyone using Tradestation auto execution? How's it going?
  7. syd697



    What kind of software are you using to trade your multiple systems? (if you care to answer).

  8. Our own ...
  9. Brandonf

    Brandonf ET Sponsor

    Tradestation is ok for a single trader, but I don't know anyone who is really serious about systems trading (ie trading many millions with a fund consistently) that is doing it with Tradestation. Most have their own systems for everything.

  10. syd697



    fair enough...

    does it have a name, is it for sale, lease?
    #10     Aug 27, 2002