This course provides essential knowledge for developing an effective automated trading system. The course focuses on topics such as risk management, data analysis and probability, entry/exit evaluation, avoidance of curve fitting, developing custom indicators, and writing basic code in C. Students will learn the basics of writing automated trading systems for CFDs, forex and futures. Traders will also develop better discipline and risk management when they see how so many cliches about successful trading strategy are actually wrong when they are put to the test. This course is an absolute must for any novice to intermediate trader whether they intend to trade using an automated system or not. Programmers seeking to gain knowledge of how to apply trading principals to their own algorithms will gain significant trading know-how.
Note: this is not a programming course.