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Why Trading The Wrong Timeframe is Killing Your Trading Account

What timeframe should you trade?Here is a big hint: the smaller the timeframe, the more difficult it is to develop a successful system. In other words, developing a system to trade on a 5-minute chart is more difficult than developing a system that trades on a daily bar.There is a lot more noise on the […]

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Do Stop Losses Always Work? (Can Stop Losses Fail?)

One of the most important aspects of trading is that of managing and preserving your capital. If you lose all of your trading capital, there is no way you can make back the lost amount, regardless of how profitable your strategy is.In order to protect themselves from outsize losing trades, many traders choose to use […]

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Why You Shouldn’t Use Python for Algorithmic Trading (And Easylanguage Instead)

When traders look into learning algorithmic trading, they have to choose not only a trading platform, but also a programming language. There are many options on the market, and while some use their own platform specific coding language, others use python or C++.So why should you then not use python in algorithmic trading? Well, the answer […]

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