1. Trading Systems: Introduction
  2. Trading Systems: What Is A Trading System?
  3. Trading Systems: Designing Your System - Part 1
  4. Trading Systems: Designing Your System - Part 2
  5. Trading Systems: Constructing A System
  6. Trading Systems: Troubleshooting And Optimization
  7. Trading Systems: Conclusion

It seems that everywhere you look, you see advertisements for software promising accurate buy and sell signals and profits with every trade - all with minimal time and effort. Ads like these can make trading systems look like scams aimed at your pocketbook. Is this stereotype justified? Or can trading systems offer viable methods of trading?

This tutorial addresses these questions and defines what a trading system is, and what it takes to design and implement one. If you are thinking of adopting a trading system, this is the place to learn about the skills and resources you'll need to do it.

The next section starts our study off by defining what trading systems are, outlining their components and discussing their advantages and disadvantages.
Trading Systems: What Is A Trading System?

Related Articles
  1. Personal Finance

    A Day In The Life Of A System Trader

    Systems traders divide their time between trading, developing, backtesting, optimizing and forward testing, to create viable and high-probability trading systems.
  2. Insights

    Inside National Payment Systems

    Investopedia explains: The global interconnection of U.S. payment systems makes commerical and financial transfers possible.
  3. Trading

    The Pros And Cons Of Automated Trading Systems

    Automated trading systems minimize emotions, allow for faster order entry, lead to greater consistency and resolve pilot-error problems.
  4. Trading

    Top 4 Things Successful Forex Traders Do

    By blending good analysis with effective implementation, you can dramatically improve your profits in this market.
  5. Investing

    Interpreting A Strategy Performance Report

    These key performance metrics will help you decide if your trading strategy is a winner.
  6. Trading

    Trade Forex With A Directional Strategy

    Opening long or short positions to cash in on a trend is one of the simplest ways to trade forex.
  7. Trading

    Spotting A Forex Scam

    Forex scams are more common than you think. We tell you how to spot them.
  8. Trading

    10 Steps To Building A Winning Trading Plan

    It's impossible to avoid disaster without trading rules - make sure you know how to devise them for yourself.
  9. Trading

    Forex: Wading Into The Currency Market

    We go over the ground rules and available resources needed for this undertaking.
  10. Financial Advisor

    Top-Tier Home Security Systems: Which Are Best?

    Here's help sorting out the different types of home security systems, which features will work best for you and the costs.
Frequently Asked Questions
  1. Depreciation Can Shield Taxes, Bolster Cash Flow

    Depreciation can be used as a tax-deductible expense to reduce tax costs, bolstering cash flow
  2. What schools did Warren Buffett attend on his way to getting his science and economics degrees?

    Learn how Warren Buffett became so successful through his attendance at multiple prestigious schools and his real-world experiences.
  3. How many attempts at each CFA exam is a candidate permitted?

    The CFA Institute allows an individual an unlimited amount of attempts at each examination.Although you can attempt the examination ...
  4. What's the average salary of a market research analyst?

    Learn about average stock market analyst salaries in the U.S. and different factors that affect salaries and overall levels ...
Trading Center