1. YOUR TRADER PROFILE
The first thing most traders will have to do is build a portfolio, this process is more complex than just choosing what assets to trade, and in order to build a good portfolio you will need to find your trader profile, which can be determined by asking yourself the following questions:
What is your initial capital?
What is your...
Timeframes and technical indicator settings are ubiquitous concepts to technical analysts, two things that they will have to interact with at some point in point. For certain traders, they make part of the million-dollar questions:
"What is the best timeframe to use?"
"What are the best indicator settings to use?"
Where "best" refers to the...
This post discusses the usefulness of technical indicators. We can conclude that the question of whether or not technical indicators are useful depends on many aspects, such as indicator settings, interpretation methodology (contrarian/trend following) etc.
Since the introduction of technical indicators, academics have produced a significant...