Avoiding drawdown breakdowns By Kevin J. Davey | August 9, 2015 Many traders don’t learn that a trading system has broken until after they have lost a lot of money using it. There’s a better way to forecast your future performance. Equity curve analysis: A fool’s path? By Kevin J. Davey | April 15, 2015 After covering the basics of how to conduct equity curve trading last month, we explore whether equity curve trading helps or hinders real world trading strategies. Myths and facts of equity curve trading By Kevin J. Davey | March 16, 2015 Equity curve switching is a popular technique, but it is unclear as to whether it is really beneficial. Building a trading strategy involves more than testing and optimization By Kevin J. Davey | August 24, 2014 To build a proper trading system that can be expected to make money in the markets, you must start with a plan—and proceed methodically. Building a trading strategy: After testing and optimization By Kevin J. Davey | October 1, 2014 Once testing a prospective trading strategy is complete, there are additional steps to assess its viability before risking real cash. Top 3 mistakes of trading system development By Kevin J. Davey | April 1, 2014 Many traders pour their hearts and souls into a trading system, only to discover it does not work in real time, with real money. Here are a few of the more common, and easily fixable, mistakes traders make. Avoiding trading paralysis by analysis By Kevin J. Davey | March 26, 2013 It’s easy to become overwhelmed by too many performance measures. Know what matters in your performance report.