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Closing Time

This is Abi’s Trading Blog, signing off. Writing here was definitely a lot of fun. Thanks for reading, everyone!

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Everybody’s Free (To Wear Sunscreen)

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Postdictive Error

A postdictive error occurs when one uses information that would only be available after the fact. For example, a trading system may incorporate daily highs and lows into its trading rules. A system that initiates buy trades at daily lows … Continue reading

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Richard Donchian

Inspired by Edwin Lefèvre’s (1871-1943) classic investment book “Reminiscences of a Stock Operator”, Richard Donchian (1905-1993) pioneered the rules-based trading method that became known as Trend Following. He was active as both a securities analyst and a commodities trader, founding the … Continue reading

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Time is the most important commodity. You can never stop spending it. And you never know when it will run out. Regardless of age, race, gender, religion, political affiliation, social and economic status, all of us have only a finite … Continue reading

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