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A Complete System for New Traders: Trading without a Stop Loss

Continuous trend following trading for better rewards and lower risk

Nov. 9, 2021 • Raposa

Risk control is absolutely crucial for traders. The first rule of trading is to stay in the game. The humble stop loss is the bread and butter for traders trying to control their risk. But what ...


A Complete System for New Traders: Adding Entry Signals

How to use additional signals to boost your returns

Nov. 1, 2021 • Raposa

If you're new to trading, it may be challenging to know how to get started. There are so many new terms, maths, and concepts, it can seem overwhelming! Now you have to take all that stuff a...


A Complete Starter System for New Traders

Learn to trade algorithmically with step-by-step instructions in Python

Oct. 25, 2021 • Raposa

Your biggest investment just took another move higher. It has gotten to the point that you start thinking about taking some profit off the table: it's looking more and more enticing by the d...


How to Build your First Mean Reversion Trading Strategy in Python

June 28, 2021 • Christian Hubbs

The beautiful thing about markets is they always move. They may not show  strong momentum or trends  at any given time, but that doesn’t mean you can’t make money off of a strategy. You can ride ...


Testing Turtle Trading: The System that Made Newbie Traders Millions

Aug. 18, 2021 • Raposa

Trade like a Turtle In 1982, a group of inexperienced traders were recruited to be a part of an experiment that would make many of them multi-millionaires. Richard Dennis bet his partner Will...


Higher Highs, Lower Lows, and Calculating Price Trends in Python

Automatically find peaks and troughs in price action

July 12, 2021 • Raposa

What happens if the price direction disagrees with your model? For example, the price may be increasing, but your RSI - a derivative of price - is decreasing. Should you trade this if you get a s...


4 Simple Strategies to Trade Bollinger Bands

Learn to trade this indicator with backtests in Python

July 21, 2021 • Raposa

Bollinger Bands have been a popular indicator by traders since they were invented in the early 1980’s. They’re calculated in four, easy steps and are intended to provide traders an idea of the ...


How to Build Your First Momentum Trading Strategy in Python

Learn an algorithmic momentum trading strategy

June 28, 2021 • Raposa

Have you ever noticed the tendency for stocks that have risen to continue rising in the future? Likewise, a few down days seem to beget more losses. This is known as  momentum  and strategies tha...


How to Backtest your First Trading Strategy in Python

A simple algorithmic trading strategy to beat the S&P 500

Feb. 2, 2021 • Raposa

Vectorized Simple Moving Average Strategy to beat the S&P 500 Anyone who follows the financial media has likely seen headlines like: The S&P 500 just formed a ‘Golden Cross,’ a bullish...


Why I Left Value Investing Behind

Trading with algorithms has its freedom

Sept. 24, 2021 • Raposa

You have probably heard the old adage “buy low and sell high.” That’s great, but the question is what is “low” and what is “high?” To know the difference between high and low, you need an eva...