Info Blog

Category: General


How day traders can benefit by incorporating longer-term fundamentals

Monday, July 27, 2015

Day traders, traders holding positions on very short intraday time frames, usually spurn fundamentals analysis, swearing solely by studying the price action. At the same time, the lowest proportion of profitable traders is found in this group.

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Why most traders lose and how to change that

Monday, July 27, 2015

Various statistics have time and again emerged indicating the shockingly low numbers of profitable traders.

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Fundamental or technical analysis – perhaps something in between?

Monday, July 27, 2015

Financial market participants new to the game of investing or trading should think carefully about whether they approach the subject matter focusing either on fundamental analysis ortechnical analysis or an integrated approach.

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Trading the US non-farm payrolls

Thursday, July 2, 2015

This monthly event brings traders from across the world together at the same time and place. It usually also represents a slaughterhouse experience for those new to trading.

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ARIMA

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Once upon a time, I thought I could outsmart the economists by using a model that incorporates the data of past relationships between events and the outcomes of the most current events in order to figure out whether the outcome of the upcoming event will be better or worse than predicted.

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Are you a serious trader?

Thursday, July 2, 2015

What is a serious trader?

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A different way of thinking about markets

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Thorough testing of technical systems composed of indicators and patterns indicate that input variables need constant readjusting in order to optimize the profitability of the system.

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What other markets can tell you about the one you are trading

Thursday, July 2, 2015

By looking at the combination of various markets, we are often able to better determine what market participants are discounting, whether it be economic activity, inflation, some political event etc.

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Currencies used in calculations

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

In order to be able to calculate the various statistics presented throughout this website, or, for example, gain a true sense of how a specific currency has responded to a certain event, one needs to aggregate all cross-currency pairs composed of the currency in question.

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Help shape this project

Monday, June 29, 2015

The tools and ideas presented up to this point are the result of my interest in figuring out how financial markets work.

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As a trader, have you ever wondered …

Monday, June 29, 2015

How much volatility an economic event such as, say, the US Advance GDP release, has generated in the past?

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Overview of our tools

Monday, June 29, 2015

The site is divided into three main parts: Events, Series and the Blog.

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What is brewing in our lab

Friday, June 26, 2015

EcoFinLab welcomes all financial macro traders (specifically forex traders).

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