Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Styles of trading

Recently found an article talking about the stock market being a zero sum game. I.e. if someone profits from a stock, it would mean that someone else is losing money.

What was said in this article was actually quite simple. However I finally got some idea what people mean when they always say 'you should trade with a style that is suitable for you'.

Here are is the list of different 'positive trading style'. By positive, it means that people who trade with the expectation of making a profit. ( Yes, there are styles where the people do not have the intention to make a profit,but I will not list them here. If you would like to find out more, here is the link to the article. )

After seeing this table, what kind of style do you think you belong to?

*Credits given to Prof Lawrence Harris.

Link to the article can be found here ( taken from turtletrade.com , it is essentially a style of trading too)


Anonymous said...

Hi, Just happened to chance upon your website. Have you heard of this program called the Chartered Market Technician? Im not sure if they have it in singapore though.

Nice charting and analysis.


Anonymous said...

hey, im going to graduate soon with an MSc in Financial Engineering from NTU. im interested in setting up/joining a trading team. if u want to collaborate drop me a note at kaus0005@ntu.edu.sg



Theirs no method of trading that better or worse.