Mean Reversion trading works for equities; and currencies. We saw in the last article how combining two simple ideas for equities produced a stable system over the last 30 years. Can we repeat a similar analysis for currencies? Yes! However, be warned. Currency trading is a different magnitude of difficulty to equity trading. Currency traders […]

## Equities and Their Mean Reversion Habits

At last! We’ve made it to the mean-reverting part of the series, starting with our focus on equities and their mean-reversion habits. So, here’s the deal. We’re going to keep it simple, just like in the previous three posts, and start from the ground up. Over the following series we’ll culminate in a simple, straightforward […]

## Building Consistently Profitable Trading Systems – Principles of a Successful Trading Approach, Part 1

Would you like to build consistently profitable trading systems from scratch? This article series does exactly that. Here are the steps which we’ll work through: Define the underlying principles of a successful trading approach Determine the assets which obey these principles Determine rule sets for trading these assets Work out a straightforward portfolio construction method […]

## Market Timing

Market timing refers to the fact that by judiciously choosing entry and exit methods in a given market you can out-perform buy-and-hold. The first question of course is why you should buy-and-hold in the first place. The idea stems from the equity markets. Historically they have risen. The famous chart of course is the S&P […]