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Trading Strategies of the Week: Smart Volatility Long & Short

David Juday is making bets like Solomon in Ecclesiastes, that ‘there is nothing new under the sun.’ ”Read More

Trading Strategy of the Week: MomentumInvesting UCGG

Roland Manuhutu combines momentum and value approaches to achieve long term profits. Read More

Trading Strategy of the Week: ConservProfit

Trading stocks is so boring, it's one step away from being dead. For Glenn Grider, forex is where the action is. Read More

Trading Strategy of the Week: Moab

Mark Levy's background is in the Texas oil business. He lives on a mountaintop, where coyotes sing him to sleep. He buys and sells currencies, focusing on countries with a dependence on natural resources.Read More
Guest Author

The Myth of “Money Always Finds Its Most Efficient Home”

In March 2011, I began a literary journey that would last over 3000 hours, 200 weekends, 20 business trips, and would finally see its completion five and a half years later in October 2016. That journey was my 580-page book, The Global Macro Edge: Maximizing Return Per Unit-of-Risk. Read More

Trading Strategy of the Week: Futures Timer

Six years ago, Jim Totaro joined Collective2. He ran one of C2's most popular trading strategies. Then, abruptly, he walked away. Now he's back, with a new strategy, and a new attitude.Read More

Trading Strategy of the Week: JC Alpha

In 2013 and 2014, JC Alpha stunk up the place, severely underperforming the S&P. For the past 19 months, it has beaten the market... tremendously. Strategy Developer João Carvalho tells us why.Read More

Trading Strategy of the Week: Charise Francesca

He's technical. She's empathetic. He's country. She's rock-and-roll. He loves to trade treasury-note futures. She... well, she loves to trade treasury-note futures, too. No wonder they make a great team.Read More

Trading Strategy of the Week: SPXTrends Futures

Francisco London has combined 25 different strategies into one; the result is a Frankenstein-like creature, but without the black forehead stitches or weird electric neck bolts.Read More

Trading Strategy of the Week: Just Forex Trades

Jay McGivney violates every rule in the forex rulebook.Read More

All results are hypothetical data

Learn what this means. Remember: trading is risky. You can lose money.

Past results are not necessarily indicative of future results.

These results are based on simulated or hypothetical performance results that have certain inherent limitations. Unlike the results shown in an actual performance record, these results do not represent actual trading. Also, because these trades have not actually been executed, these results may have under-or over-compensated for the impact, if any, of certain market factors, such as lack of liquidity. Simulated or hypothetical trading programs in general are also subject to the fact that they are designed with the benefit of hindsight. No representation is being made that any account will or is likely to achieve profits or losses similar to these being shown.

In addition, hypothetical trading does not involve financial risk, and no hypothetical trading record can completely account for the impact of financial risk in actual trading. For example, the ability to withstand losses or to adhere to a particular trading program in spite of trading losses are material points which can also adversely affect actual trading results. There are numerous other factors related to the markets in general or to the implementation of any specific trading program, which cannot be fully accounted for in the preparation of hypothetical performance results and all of which can adversely affect actual trading results.

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