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  • Market Changes Offer Opportunities for Trading Systems

    For the first time in years, the S&P 500, Nasdaq, DJIA are all showing negative returns for the year. These are days in which systems have the opportunity to thrive. But just like investors sometimes have confidence in their decision making skills timing how the market is going to perform, many systematic traders believe the same about timing systems. Because

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  • Analyzing Dollar Range

    While the rest of the world is worried about the price of a stock, how much a certain market made or lost in a day, etc., system traders look at things a little differently. System traders spend the majority of their time looking at moving averages, the highs and lows of the day, and possibility of movement up and down.

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  • Automated Trading Recommended Reading List

    You can’t read your way to becoming a great trader – you actually have to get in there and do it… but that’s not to say learning from the success and mistakes of others can’t hurt.

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  • Ways to Trade Trading Systems

    While trading systems can operate on various markets, not just futures; our focus in this article is on futures trading systems. There are many ways you can trade futures trading systems: You can develop your own system using the built in indicators and backtesting functions of a program like TradeStation, (or purchase a trading system online from someone) and run

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  • Trend Following – The Classic Trading System

    The “old man” of trading systems, trend following is the classic approach employed by some commodity indexes, billion dollar hedge funds, and the infamous “Turtles”. Trend following systems generally operate on a portfolio of commodity markets across the grains, energies, metals, softs, interest rates, and currencies. They continuously monitor each market, waiting for each one to “break out” of its

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