DARWIN Investor Risk

8 May 2015

The risk in your DARWIN portfolio is managed by Darwinex to your personal risk appetite. Sexy, isn’t it? This requires you to understand the concept of equity at risk –  which sounds intimidating. To some extent, this is deliberate: investing in trading strategies takes effort, and telling you otherwise would be misleading. But demanding also makes […]

Risk Management – The Single Most Important Investable Attribute

11 December 2014

Risk management is the single most important investable attribute. Your grade reflects the trouble our algorithms have in transforming your strategy into an investable DARWIN. If you hold your Value at Risk constant, ideally by placing all your positions in a tight leverage range, we don’t intervene and grant you a 10/10. The moment your […]

Value at Risk or VaR

14 July 2014

You all have read these disclaimers: “Trading may carry a high degree of risk to your capital” Indeed, trading is risky. But you’ll probably agree that not all trading strategies carry the same risk. Wouldn’t it be great to have one single risk measure that tells, at a glance, how risky a given trading strategy is? […]