January 16th, 2017
This is the continuation of: Playing the Stock Market Game: Time is All
Repeatedly applying an automated trading strategy to a bunch of stocks in a backtest will produce the same answer every time. It is the output of a program. A recipe, a set of trading rules, procedures, coded instructions and software routines.
Since the output of a trading strategy can be expressed as a time function: A(t) = A0 + n∙u∙PT, then, A0 + n∙u∙PT is its unique signature. Leaving us with 3 portfolio metrics of consequence.
January 7th, 2017
People don't see how easy it could be to do more, if only they gave it more time. The ultimate objective is to outperform long term averages, and making sure you do. So, here is a back to the basics.
You give yourself the job to go from point A to point B. Nobody is forcing you on this, that is to play this game. You already know your point A, that is where you are right now; with all your resources, know how, and expertise. You know where you want to go. The only thing left is to determine the path to get there. And here Google Earth or a GPS won't help you.