Rajandran R Telecom Engineer turned Full-time Derivative Trader. Mostly Trading Nifty, Banknifty, USDINR and High Liquid Stock Derivatives. Trading the Markets Since 2006 onwards. Using Market Profile and Orderflow for more than a decade. Designed and published 100+ open source trading systems on various trading tools. Strongly believe that market understanding and robust trading frameworks are the key to the trading success. Writing about Markets, Trading System Design, Market Sentiment, Trading Softwares & Trading Nuances since 2007 onwards. Author of Marketcalls.in and Co-Creator of Algomojo (Algorithmic Trading Platform for DIY Traders)

Learning from Gary Chan – How to Start with Algo Trading?

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Here is a real life example from Gary Chan sharing the way he started running Algorithmic Pair Trading strategies. Its a pretty old video taken from NYC Algorithmic Trading Meetup. It is a must watch if you are algo trading enthusiast and willing to start your game.

Gary Chan gave keynote talk – in this clip he explains his motivation for sharing his work in a public meetup forum:

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zfko4fT0Mxo

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In this video Gary chan points out the examples he used for what his definitions of Easy vs. Hard are. Spoiler alert: Getting into Harvard is hard. Opening a successful restaurant is hard. Algorithmic trading is (by comparison) easy.

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eaF4CgtmWXo

Gary walks through his trading infrastructure and toolkit:

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D0twZuvvB1A

Finally Gary shares the results of his actual backtests results on his Portfolio Pair Trading:
httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5_y_1dKFstk

You can view the full slide deck from Gary’s presentation here:

Rajandran R Telecom Engineer turned Full-time Derivative Trader. Mostly Trading Nifty, Banknifty, USDINR and High Liquid Stock Derivatives. Trading the Markets Since 2006 onwards. Using Market Profile and Orderflow for more than a decade. Designed and published 100+ open source trading systems on various trading tools. Strongly believe that market understanding and robust trading frameworks are the key to the trading success. Writing about Markets, Trading System Design, Market Sentiment, Trading Softwares & Trading Nuances since 2007 onwards. Author of Marketcalls.in and Co-Creator of Algomojo (Algorithmic Trading Platform for DIY Traders)

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4 Replies to “Learning from Gary Chan – How to Start with…”

  1. Hai Rajandran

    Can you please tell how much accuracy we can expect from super trend indicator

    1. 42 out of 100 trades will be profitable in case of nifty/bank nifty in 5min timeframe and the strategy winning ratio varies from timeframe to timeframe and scrip to different scrip

  2. Hi Rajandran Sir, Is it possible to configure Amibroker with profitable strategies of buy / sell signals supported by free RTD from NEST TRADER and an Algo Plugin. If so, how much it would cost? I am using NESTTRADER platform. It would be still better if F & Os are included in the watch list for trading purpose.

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