Trading systems, discretionary and automated, are a wonderful challenge – and a great story when done right. I used Creative Whack Pack to generate 28 ideas around trading systems – maybe they will trigger some ideas for you, too…
28 Trading System ideas |
Imagine You’re the Idea
Imagine I’m the market
Imagine I’m a child dropped into a market or chart
If I were a trading signal, what would I want to be when I grew up?
What character traits would make me the best trading system ever?
How would I train?
How would I learn, grow old and die?
Would I be an athlete or an intellectual?
Political or libertarian?
Would I want children?
Would I want them to grow up to be signals or noise?
Look to Nature
Seasons as ebb and flow
A. Ant: colony, swarm
A. Aardvark: nocturnal, burrowing, convergent evolution
A. Albatross: burden, highly efficient, pairs
Why signals, why not noise?
Challenge the Rules
Relative option values vs traditional valuation
Relative pricing vs static pricing
Psychology vs static pricing
Order book vs static pricing
Maximize number of signals vs pnl