New article Interview with Ruslan Ziyatdinov (ATC 2012) is published:
The Championship keeps providing us with new discoveries, as well as new interesting Participants and unusual ideas implemented in the competition trading robots. While interviewing Ruslan Ziyatdinov (rusland1962), we learned about his simple approach to trading and found out why it is better to trade less frequently.
You have said that you used your
own mathematical models. What trading tool is more reliable, in your
opinion - a simple standard indicator or a modern indicator based on
When I was trading manually on a demo
account, I noticed that trading based on the intuition is often more
profitable than the indicator-based one. Thus, I believe that an Expert
Advisor should be developed based on a preliminarily prepared model to
have more chances to make profit. All indicators have a probabilistic
component. The impact of this component is more significant when dealing
with history data than in real trading.
In fact, the trading itself is
rather probabilistic by nature - you may suffer a loss or you may not,
like in that popular joke about the odds of meeting a dinosaur in the
street. Do you agree?