Margin Call Mistakes

As most of you know, I spent about half this year travelling the world. During this time I was fairly disconnected from the Internet, but that didn’t stop me from leaving an experimental strategy trading. This experimental strategy was higher risk – a high leverage reversion strategy – an offshoot from my grid work done earlier but not a […]

Optimizing – Lot sizes and Margin Call

Today I updated the strategy such that it is possible to check the slow MA and fast MA gradients for a certain angle. I ran these through the optimizer and of course can find combinations of inputs that make money. However, it seems that the safest strategies are the ones that result in a very […]

Stop Loss / Take Profit

Today I did some optimizations on Stop loss and Take Profit with the Omar_MACD strat. Obviously the trending strategy will close out its own positions when the market turns against it, so strictly speaking a stop loss may not be necessary. However, in the case of flash crashes or perhaps network problems, I would feel […]