Four years… The end of a 4-year cycle is next week.
No Olympics, US elections, World Cup or leap day (interesting how many things run in 4-year cycles… even stock markets, if you believe wikipedia that is).
No. Four years ago, on the 10th of September, a very minor event: I started this humble blog.
Excuse the cliché, but I cannot quite believe how time flies. I have to admit, in the last two years, the blog was left like an idling engine, running at minimum speed, with two recurring reports every month and not much else in the way of trading research.
It’s not that life got in the way, but sort of.
Leaving London and hitting the road traveling, consulting work and various other things meant I did not put as much effort in the blog as in the beginning.
But the end can feel like a new start; and this is exactly how it feels right now. A new cycle starts. I’m settling back to London and I’ll be rebooting the blog, along with my efforts to research, design and trade a trend following / mechanical system.
So expect more to come soon. Some updates on my trading plans and some new blog ideas and articles, even maybe a bit of a blog re-design.
Rest assured, I’ll keep writing the Trend Following Wizards and the State of Trend Following report updates as well.
Wisdom State of Trend Following Report
Talking about the State of Trend Following, I wanted to introduce another version of the report I have developed in collaboration with Wisdom Trading: the Wisdom State of Trend Following report.
It is based on the same concept of trying to establish a mechanical trend following benchmark, using classic trend following systems over different timeframes and a global, diversified futures portfolio.
In a way it is a “State of Trend Following v2.0”, a bit different and in some areas better (and prettier too). Why better, you ask? Well, several reasons:
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