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How do good traders use leverage? – Part I
25 May 2018

Good traders know that no more than between 5:1 and 10:1 D leverage is required to achieve 20% to 60% returns per annum, at 10% VaR. Background In a recent Spanish podcast episode, Darwinex CEO Juan Colón shed light on behaviours of successful DARWIN providers (traders) at Darwinex. Insights shared were as a result of […]

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The New Formula of the D-Score: Everything You Need to Know
8 May 2018

In this post we explain the new formula of the D-Score, our flagship metric that certifies the quality of listed trading strategies and their associated DARWINs. THE AIM OF THE D-SCORE Some of the most frequently asked questions by traders, of us and themselves alike, are: How does Darwinex evaluate the quality of its own algorithms? and, […]

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Automated Tick Data Collection & Storage with R, MetaTrader, and a VPS
13 April 2018

Let’s continue where we left off in our last post on tick data collection. If you missed it, it’s important that you familiarise yourself with its contents first. Here’s the link again: https://blog.darwinex.com/download-tick-data-metatrader/ Therein, we promised a follow-up post that would discuss an approach for retail traders to automate tick data collection with the R […]

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TIPS

Capacity Manager: Optimize & Manage Investor Capital
16 May 2018

This post sheds light on the new Capacity Management tool, designed from the ground up to give traders more control over the capital invested in their DARWINs, while offering total transparency to investors. What does a Trader need to make a living off his passion? There is no easily applicable magic formula to achieve this, […]

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2017 Annual Tax Report Available
14 May 2018

Spring is not only the season that greens our parks and fields, but it is also the time when we have to “get naked”, fiscally speaking, in front of the Treasury. Papers with reports, spreadsheets, new laws that are enacted, others that dissapear… A real nightmare, right? We already imagine you. In a dark office, […]

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Curve of past investments per DARWIN in your portfolio chart
17 April 2018

The new “Chart” section in the DARWINs Terminal, not only shows the return curve of the DARWINs in which you are currently invested in, but also the possibility to display your past DARWIN investments (you may click on the “History” and “Performance fee” tabs to check all your past investments). The following short GIF explains […]

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